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Friday, January 15
 

8:30am

Interactive Read Alouds - MVHS: Room# 416
Limited Capacity full

Interactive Read Alouds allow the teacher and students to think about, talk about, and respond to text; it is an active process. Interactive Read Alouds are an important component of effective literacy instruction to improve listening, comprehension, fluency, vocabulary skills, attitudes about reading, and student ability to visualize text. At the end of the session, participants will be able to think more purposefully when planning interactive read alouds.


Presenter
avatar for Amber Adams

Amber Adams

WES Literacy Coach, Warrenville Elementary
Ms. Adams has been in education since 1993. She graduated from USCA with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education and a Master of Education degree in Elementary Education. She has taught fifth grade, fourth grade, and kindergarten. She is currently the Literacy Coach... Read More →
RW

Rita Walden

Rita Walden is a Reading Coach at Gloverville Elementary School. She has taught kindergarten and 2nd grade



Friday January 15, 2016 8:30am - 9:30am
Midland Valley High School (Elementary Conference Location) 227 Mustang Dr, Graniteville, SC 29829
  • School Represented Gloverville Elementary and Warrenville Elementary
  • Session Length 60 minutes

8:30am

Literacy Centers (Stations): Planning for Purposeful Practice - MVHS: Room# 222
Limited Capacity full

Literacy Centers--the answer to the age old question: "What are my students doing while I am working with a small guided reading group?" At the end of this session, using the ACPSD Self-Reflection Rubric, teachers will be able to reflect on the development and implementation of purposeful, authentic reading, writing, and research literacy stations within their classrooms.

Presenter
avatar for Holly Vaughn

Holly Vaughn

Literacy Coach-Clearwater Ele

Co-Presenter


Friday January 15, 2016 8:30am - 9:30am
Midland Valley High School (Elementary Conference Location) 227 Mustang Dr, Graniteville, SC 29829
  • School Represented Clearwater Elem./East Aiken Elem.
  • Session Length 60 minutes

8:30am

Technology Tools & Literacy: Using technology to create effective literacy centers - MVHS: Room# 216
Limited Capacity full

At the end of the session, participants will be able to set up literacy centers using netbooks or I-pads within their classrooms with web-site or apps that provide student data, differentiation and feedback.

Presenter
JC

Joy Collins

Program Specialist
Joy Collins is the Program Interventionist for Elementary Schools. She is Nationally Board Certified with 28 years in education, with 24 years of classroom experience.


Friday January 15, 2016 8:30am - 9:30am
Midland Valley High School (Elementary Conference Location) 227 Mustang Dr, Graniteville, SC 29829
  • School Represented District Office
  • Session Length 60 minutes

8:30am

Text-Based Literacy Stations - MVHS: Room# 414
Limited Capacity filling up

This session will provide information on implementing text-based literacy stations in grades 3-5 and give specific examples of how text-based stations are more relevant to literacy than fluff and stuff stations. At the end of this session, participants will be able to discuss the benefits of text-based literacy stations with others. Participants will also leave the session with sample stations to take back to their own school to share and implement.

Presenter
DM

Debra McCord

Debra McCord is currently the Principal at Oakwood Windsor Elementary School. Mrs. McCord has served as Principal for 6 years. Prior to this position she was an Assistant Principal, a Curriculum Coach, a 4th grade teacher, and a 7th grade teacher. Mrs. McCord hold a Specialist Degree... Read More →


Friday January 15, 2016 8:30am - 9:30am
Midland Valley High School (Elementary Conference Location) 227 Mustang Dr, Graniteville, SC 29829
  • School Represented Oakwood-Windsor Elementary
  • Session Length 60 Minutes

8:30am

In the Middle with You: Student Achievement through the Middle School Literacy Model - SAHS: Room# 314
Limited Capacity seats available

During this session, teachers and administrators will explore the Aiken Literacy model and consider how to fully embrace it. We will discuss how students can participate in authentic reading and writing experiences and achieve at high levels.

Presenter
DR

Dr. Robin Cox

Dr. Cox is a former classroom teacher, literacy coach, and professional development provider. She has extensive experience in working with teachers and students in grades PreK-12. In her current role as a district ELA Coordinator, she supports and coaches teachers. She works closely... Read More →


Friday January 15, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
South Aiken High School (Middle School Conference Location) 232 East Pine Log Road, Aiken, SC 29803
  • School Represented Outside agency
  • Session Length 90 minutes

9:40am

Interactive Read Alouds - MVHS: Room# 416
Limited Capacity full

Interactive Read Alouds allow the teacher and students to think about, talk about, and respond to text; it is an active process. Interactive Read Alouds are an important component of effective literacy instruction to improve listening, comprehension, fluency, vocabulary skills, attitudes about reading, and student ability to visualize text. At the end of the session, participants will be able to think more purposefully when planning interactive read alouds.


Presenter
avatar for Amber Adams

Amber Adams

WES Literacy Coach, Warrenville Elementary
Ms. Adams has been in education since 1993. She graduated from USCA with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education and a Master of Education degree in Elementary Education. She has taught fifth grade, fourth grade, and kindergarten. She is currently the Literacy Coach... Read More →
RW

Rita Walden

Rita Walden is a Reading Coach at Gloverville Elementary School. She has taught kindergarten and 2nd grade



Friday January 15, 2016 9:40am - 10:40am
Midland Valley High School (Elementary Conference Location) 227 Mustang Dr, Graniteville, SC 29829
  • School Represented Gloverville Elementary and Warrenville Elementary
  • Session Length 60 minutes

9:40am

Literacy Centers (Stations): Planning for Purposeful Practice - MVHS: Room# 222
Limited Capacity full

Literacy Centers--the answer to the age old question: "What are my students doing while I am working with a small guided reading group?" At the end of this session, using the ACPSD Self-Reflection Rubric, teachers will be able to reflect on the development and implementation of purposeful, authentic reading, writing, and research literacy stations within their classrooms.

Presenter
avatar for Holly Vaughn

Holly Vaughn

Literacy Coach-Clearwater Ele

Co-Presenter


Friday January 15, 2016 9:40am - 10:40am
Midland Valley High School (Elementary Conference Location) 227 Mustang Dr, Graniteville, SC 29829
  • School Represented Clearwater Elem./East Aiken Elem.
  • Session Length 60 minutes

9:40am

Text-Based Literacy Stations - MVHS: Room# 414
Limited Capacity full

This session will provide information on implementing text-based literacy stations in grades 3-5 and give specific examples of how text-based stations are more relevant to literacy than fluff and stuff stations. At the end of this session, participants will be able to discuss the benefits of text-based literacy stations with others. Participants will also leave the session with sample stations to take back to their own school to share and implement.

Presenter
DM

Debra McCord

Debra McCord is currently the Principal at Oakwood Windsor Elementary School. Mrs. McCord has served as Principal for 6 years. Prior to this position she was an Assistant Principal, a Curriculum Coach, a 4th grade teacher, and a 7th grade teacher. Mrs. McCord hold a Specialist Degree... Read More →


Friday January 15, 2016 9:40am - 10:40am
Midland Valley High School (Elementary Conference Location) 227 Mustang Dr, Graniteville, SC 29829
  • School Represented Oakwood-Windsor Elem.
  • Session Length 60 minutes

10:20am

In the Middle with You: Student Achievement through the Middle School Literacy Model - SAHS: Room# 314
Limited Capacity seats available

During this session, teachers and administrators will explore the Aiken Literacy model and consider how to fully embrace it. We will discuss how students can participate in authentic reading and writing experiences and achieve at high levels.

Presenter
DR

Dr. Robin Cox

Dr. Cox is a former classroom teacher, literacy coach, and professional development provider. She has extensive experience in working with teachers and students in grades PreK-12. In her current role as a district ELA Coordinator, she supports and coaches teachers. She works closely... Read More →


Friday January 15, 2016 10:20am - 11:50am
South Aiken High School (Middle School Conference Location) 232 East Pine Log Road, Aiken, SC 29803
  • School Represented Outside Agency
  • Session Length 90 minutes

10:50am

Interactive Read Alouds - MVHS: Room# 416
Limited Capacity full

Interactive Read Alouds allow the teacher and students to think about, talk about, and respond to text; it is an active process. Interactive Read Alouds are an important component of effective literacy instruction to improve listening, comprehension, fluency, vocabulary skills, attitudes about reading, and student ability to visualize text. At the end of the session, participants will be able to think more purposefully when planning interactive read alouds.


Presenter
avatar for Amber Adams

Amber Adams

WES Literacy Coach, Warrenville Elementary
Ms. Adams has been in education since 1993. She graduated from USCA with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education and a Master of Education degree in Elementary Education. She has taught fifth grade, fourth grade, and kindergarten. She is currently the Literacy Coach... Read More →
RW

Rita Walden

Rita Walden is a Reading Coach at Gloverville Elementary School. She has taught kindergarten and 2nd grade



Friday January 15, 2016 10:50am - 11:50am
Midland Valley High School (Elementary Conference Location) 227 Mustang Dr, Graniteville, SC 29829
  • School Represented Gloverville Elementary and Warrenville Elementary
  • Session Length 60 minutes

10:50am

Literacy Centers (Stations): Planning for Purposeful Practice - MVHS: Room# 222
Limited Capacity full

Literacy Centers--the answer to the age old question: "What are my students doing while I am working with a small guided reading group?" At the end of this session, using the ACPSD Self-Reflection Rubric, teachers will be able to reflect on the development and implementation of purposeful, authentic reading, writing, and research literacy stations within their classrooms.

Presenter
avatar for Holly Vaughn

Holly Vaughn

Literacy Coach-Clearwater Ele

Co-Presenter


Friday January 15, 2016 10:50am - 11:50am
Midland Valley High School (Elementary Conference Location) 227 Mustang Dr, Graniteville, SC 29829
  • School Represented Clearwater Elem./East Aiken Elem.
  • Session Length 60 minutes

1:00pm

Interactive Read Alouds - MVHS: Room# 416
Limited Capacity full

Read Alouds allow the teacher and students to think about, talk about, and respond to text; it is an active process. Interactive Read Alouds are an important component of effective literacy instruction to improve listening, comprehension, fluency, vocabulary skills, attitudes about reading, and student ability to visualize text. At the end of the session, participants will be able to think more purposefully when planning interactive read alouds.


Presenter
avatar for Megan Bush

Megan Bush

Literacy Coach
Megan Bush has been in education for 8 years. She received her undergraduate degree in Early Childhood Education and masters degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Winthrop University. She also has recently completed the certification in Administration from the University of South... Read More →
avatar for Kim Livingston

Kim Livingston

Coordinator, Aiken County Public Schools
Kim Livingston is a Coordinator in Federal Programs. Kim is the district liaison for Literacy Coaches and Read to Succeed. Kim has been in education over 20 years and has served as a classroom teacher, Literacy Coach, and adjunct professor at USCA.



Friday January 15, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Midland Valley High School (Elementary Conference Location) 227 Mustang Dr, Graniteville, SC 29829
  • School Represented Hammond Hill Elementary and Busbee-Corbett Elementary
  • Session Length 60 minutes

1:00pm

Literacy Centers (Stations): Planning for Purposeful Practice - MVHS: Room# 308
Limited Capacity filling up

Literacy Centers--the answer to the age old question: "What are my students doing while I am working with a small guided reading group?" At the end of this session, using the ACPSD Self-Reflection Rubric, teachers will be able to reflect on the development and implementation of purposeful, authentic reading, writing, and research literacy stations within their classrooms.

Presenter
avatar for Tabatha Hughes

Tabatha Hughes

Literacy Coach, Millbrook Elementary
I am beginning my twenty-first year in education where I have taught at all three levels: elementary, middle, and high school. I have a BA in History, a Master's in Education, and a Master's in Educational Administration. Currently, I am entering my fifth year as a Literacy Coach... Read More →

Co-Presenter

Friday January 15, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Midland Valley High School (Elementary Conference Location) 227 Mustang Dr, Graniteville, SC 29829
  • School Represented Millbrook Elementary
  • Session Length 60 minutes

1:00pm

In the Middle with You: Student Achievement through the Middle School Literacy Model - SAHS: Room# 314
Limited Capacity seats available

During this session, teachers and administrators will explore the Aiken Literacy model and consider how to fully embrace it. We will discuss how students can participate in authentic reading and writing experiences and achieve at high levels.

Presenter
DR

Dr. Robin Cox

Dr. Cox is a former classroom teacher, literacy coach, and professional development provider. She has extensive experience in working with teachers and students in grades PreK-12. In her current role as a district ELA Coordinator, she supports and coaches teachers. She works closely... Read More →


Friday January 15, 2016 1:00pm - 2:30pm
South Aiken High School (Middle School Conference Location) 232 East Pine Log Road, Aiken, SC 29803
  • School Represented Outside Agency
  • Session Length 90 minutes

2:10pm

Interactive Read Alouds - MVHS: Room# 416
Limited Capacity full

Read Alouds allow the teacher and students to think about, talk about, and respond to text; it is an active process. Interactive Read Alouds are an important component of effective literacy instruction to improve listening, comprehension, fluency, vocabulary skills, attitudes about reading, and student ability to visualize text. At the end of the session, participants will be able to think more purposefully when planning interactive read alouds.


Presenter
avatar for Megan Bush

Megan Bush

Literacy Coach
Megan Bush has been in education for 8 years. She received her undergraduate degree in Early Childhood Education and masters degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Winthrop University. She also has recently completed the certification in Administration from the University of South... Read More →
avatar for Kim Livingston

Kim Livingston

Coordinator, Aiken County Public Schools
Kim Livingston is a Coordinator in Federal Programs. Kim is the district liaison for Literacy Coaches and Read to Succeed. Kim has been in education over 20 years and has served as a classroom teacher, Literacy Coach, and adjunct professor at USCA.



Friday January 15, 2016 2:10pm - 3:10pm
Midland Valley High School (Elementary Conference Location) 227 Mustang Dr, Graniteville, SC 29829
  • School Represented Hammond Hill Elementary and Busbee-Corbett Elementary
  • Session Length 60 minutes

2:10pm

Literacy Centers (Stations): Planning for Purposeful Practice - MVHS: Room# 308
Limited Capacity full

Literacy Centers--the answer to the age old question: "What are my students doing while I am working with a small guided reading group?" At the end of this session, using the ACPSD Self-Reflection Rubric, teachers will be able to reflect on the development and implementation of purposeful, authentic reading, writing, and research literacy stations within their classrooms.

Presenter
avatar for Tabatha Hughes

Tabatha Hughes

Literacy Coach, Millbrook Elementary
I am beginning my twenty-first year in education where I have taught at all three levels: elementary, middle, and high school. I have a BA in History, a Master's in Education, and a Master's in Educational Administration. Currently, I am entering my fifth year as a Literacy Coach... Read More →

Co-Presenter


Friday January 15, 2016 2:10pm - 3:10pm
Midland Valley High School (Elementary Conference Location) 227 Mustang Dr, Graniteville, SC 29829
  • School Represented Millbrook Elementary
  • Session Length 60 minutes

2:10pm

Top 10 Reasons to Love the Literacy Model - MVHS: Room# 222
Limited Capacity full

Participants will be provided an overview of the ACPS Elementary Literacy Model. Included will be a brief description of each component along with video clips and photos from ACPS classrooms. At the end of this session participants will have a better understanding of the components of the literacy model.

Presenter
JR

Julie Revelle

Executive Director for Elementary Schools, Redcliffe Elementary
Julie Revelle, Executive Director for Elementary Schools & Charlene Heard, Principal are committed to promoting student achievement primarily through their love for learning.



Friday January 15, 2016 2:10pm - 3:10pm
Midland Valley High School (Elementary Conference Location) 227 Mustang Dr, Graniteville, SC 29829
  • School Represented Redcliffe Elementary
  • Session Length 60 minutes

2:40pm

In the Middle with You: Student Achievement through the Middle School Literacy Model - SAHS: Room# 314
Limited Capacity full

During this session, teachers and administrators will explore the Aiken Literacy model and consider how to fully embrace it. We will discuss how students can participate in authentic reading and writing experiences and achieve at high levels.

Presenter
DR

Dr. Robin Cox

Dr. Cox is a former classroom teacher, literacy coach, and professional development provider. She has extensive experience in working with teachers and students in grades PreK-12. In her current role as a district ELA Coordinator, she supports and coaches teachers. She works closely... Read More →


Friday January 15, 2016 2:40pm - 4:10pm
South Aiken High School (Middle School Conference Location) 232 East Pine Log Road, Aiken, SC 29803
  • School Represented Outside Agency
  • Session Length 90 minutes

3:15pm

Interactive Read Alouds - MVHS: Room# 416
Limited Capacity filling up

Read Alouds allow the teacher and students to think about, talk about, and respond to text; it is an active process. Interactive Read Alouds are an important component of effective literacy instruction to improve listening, comprehension, fluency, vocabulary skills, attitudes about reading, and student ability to visualize text. At the end of the session, participants will be able to think more purposefully when planning interactive read alouds.


Presenter
avatar for Megan Bush

Megan Bush

Literacy Coach
Megan Bush has been in education for 8 years. She received her undergraduate degree in Early Childhood Education and masters degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Winthrop University. She also has recently completed the certification in Administration from the University of South... Read More →
avatar for Kim Livingston

Kim Livingston

Coordinator, Aiken County Public Schools
Kim Livingston is a Coordinator in Federal Programs. Kim is the district liaison for Literacy Coaches and Read to Succeed. Kim has been in education over 20 years and has served as a classroom teacher, Literacy Coach, and adjunct professor at USCA.



Friday January 15, 2016 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Midland Valley High School (Elementary Conference Location) 227 Mustang Dr, Graniteville, SC 29829
  • School Represented Hammond Hill Elementary and Busbee-Corbett Elementary
  • Session Length 60 minutes

3:15pm

Literacy Centers (Stations): Planning for Purposeful Practice - MVHS: Room# 308
Limited Capacity full

Literacy Centers--the answer to the age old question: "What are my students doing while I am working with a small guided reading group?" At the end of this session, using the ACPSD Self-Reflection Rubric, teachers will be able to reflect on the development and implementation of purposeful, authentic reading, writing, and research literacy stations within their classrooms.

Presenter
avatar for Tabatha Hughes

Tabatha Hughes

Literacy Coach, Millbrook Elementary
I am beginning my twenty-first year in education where I have taught at all three levels: elementary, middle, and high school. I have a BA in History, a Master's in Education, and a Master's in Educational Administration. Currently, I am entering my fifth year as a Literacy Coach... Read More →

Co-Presenter


Friday January 15, 2016 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Midland Valley High School (Elementary Conference Location) 227 Mustang Dr, Graniteville, SC 29829
  • School Represented Millbrook Elem./North Augusta Elem.
  • Session Length 60 minutes

3:15pm

Top 10 Reasons to Love the Literacy Model - MVHS: Room# 222
Limited Capacity full

Participants will be provided an overview of the ACPS Elementary Literacy Model. Included will be a brief description of each component along with video clips and photos from ACPS classrooms. At the end of this session participants will have a better understanding of the components of the literacy model.

Presenter
JR

Julie Revelle

Executive Director for Elementary Schools, Redcliffe Elementary
Julie Revelle, Executive Director for Elementary Schools & Charlene Heard, Principal are committed to promoting student achievement primarily through their love for learning.



Friday January 15, 2016 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Midland Valley High School (Elementary Conference Location) 227 Mustang Dr, Graniteville, SC 29829
  • School Represented Redcliffe Elementary
  • Session Length 60 minutes