[Libs-Or] Fwd: Request for Help in Promoting High Quality Literacy Professional Development Event

OLA Past President olapastpresident at olaweb.org
Mon Jun 5 20:46:44 PDT 2017

Some of you may be interested in this learning opportunity.

Jane Corry
OLA Immediate Past President 2016-17

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From: Penny Plavala <pplavala at mesd.k12.or.us>
Date: Mon, Jun 5, 2017 at 10:45 AM
Subject: Request for Help in Promoting High Quality Literacy Professional
Development Event
To: Jennifer Maurer <jennifer.maurer at state.or.us>, president at oasl.olaweb.org,
Heidi Hanson <heidi_hanson at beaverton.k12.or.us>,
ldougherty at seaside.k12.or.us

Dear OCTE, OLA and OASL Leaders,

The Portland Reading Council is asking for your help in promoting our *Summer
Institute* by sharing the following announcement on your member listserv.
In exchange for this support, we will promote your future events to the
600+ members of our council and on a list of 3,000 literacy educators
across the state.

This professional learning opportunity is geared toward school and public
librarians, media specialists, classroom teachers, specialists, school of
education students, pre-service teachers, higher ed., and building

Superstar author Ruth Culham will share literature that celebrates Latino
culture along with research-proven strategies to boost writing success in
grades K-6.

Thank you for any help you can provide.

Board Member, Portland Reading Council
Registrar, Summer Institute


*Penny Plavala, Literacy SpecialistMultnomah Education Service
District503-257-1777 <(503)%20257-1777>*
*pplavala at mesd.k12.or.us <pplavala at mesd.k12.or.us>*


Dear Educators,

*Equity-Based Writing Instruction* includes modeled, shared, guided and
independent opportunities for students to interact and learn with a variety
of quality literature. Instruction is guided by standards as well as the
individual needs of students, including their linguistic and cultural
diversity, so that all students have equitable access to become successful

You are invited to this equity-based professional learning event for
librarians, classroom teachers, specialists, and building administrators.

*Engaging Diverse Student Writers K-6: Classroom-Ready Strategies from
Author Ruth Culham*

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 @ Monarch Hotel, Clackamas

- Discover practical, research-proven strategies to organize writing
workshop, writing traits, writing modes and writing process
- Learn innovative ideas from Ruth Culham's new book Dream Wakers: Mentor
Texts That Celebrate Latino Culture
- Create classroom-ready lessons to engage diverse student writers

$100 Portland Reading Council Member
$135 Non Member (includes membership in the Oregon Reading Association)
$75 Pre-Service Teachers Enrolled in Full-Time Teacher Ed. Program

Registration fee includes: a hardcover picture book selected by Ruth,
continental breakfast, and valuable resources

*REGISTER <http://www.portlandreadingcouncil.org/>*
Find session descriptions and presenter bio on attached flyer. Thank you
for sharing this invitation with your peers.

Please let me know if you have any questions about this event.


*Penny PlavalaSchool Improvement SpecialistMultnomah Education Service

*11611 NE Ainsworth Circle • Portland OR 97220*

*503-257-1777 <(503)%20257-1777>*
*pplavala at mesd.k12.or.us <pplavala at mesd.k12.or.us>*
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