Events & Workshops
Some activities are organized by Stevenson Learning Skills, and some are organized by schools, school systems or educational agencies. Those organized by Stevenson Learning Skills are open to the public. The others might be public or might be restricted on to the members of the organizing group. The descriptions below will specify if attendance is limited to a particular group. Once you register for a Stevenson-organized workshop, we will send more details about times and locations. If you have any questions or if you would like more detailed information about locations or registration, please call us at 1-800-343-1211.
Dr. Tom Diebold will present a full-day workshop titled ~ Overview of the Stevenson Language Skills Program. This will be held at the Educational Service Center of Central Ohio. Please register through www.escofcentralohio.org and click "view upcoming professional development" in the box to the right. Scroll down to date under ELA Common Core. ESC members will be charged $149 and non-members will be charged $179. You can also contact Sandy Denney at 614-542-4111, or email Sandy.email@example.com. The registration fee inlcudes a Beginning Green Teacher's Manual for each participant so that you can implement the program right away.
This session will run from 9:30 a.m to 4:00 p.m. It is designed for teachers and parents who want to learn about the Stevenson Program for the first time, or who have just begun to use it. This workshop will explain how the Stevenson Program addresses the needs of struggling readers and how it differs from other approaches to reading. The participants will learn how to apply Stevenson's key word-attack strategy and how to select materials for different kinds of students.
This free afternoon session will run from 1:00 - 3:30 p.m. It is designed specifically for any teacher who already uses the Stevenson Reading Program and/or for teachers who have attended previous Stevenson workshops given in the Pasco County Public Schools. Managing Editor, Bill Stevenson, will discuss special situations and demonstrate strategies for specific learning problems, as well as answer whatever questions the group may have. This is an excellent opportunity to discuss issues not covered in the manuals, or to get clarification on strategies that are. Register through Stevenson Learning Skills website.
Managing Editor Bill Stevenson will be in the area and availble to vist Pasco County schools to meet with teachers and/or adminsitrators. He can demonstrate strategies, discuss implementation or simply answer questions. Please call 800-343-1211 (M-F, 9-5) to arrange for a visit and discuss you preferences. (No charge for Pasco Public Schools.)
Dr. Tom Diebold will present a full-day workshop titled ~ Stevenson Overlapping Strategy for Grades 4-8. This will be held at the Educational Service Center of Central Ohio. Please register through www.escofcentralohio.org and click "view upcoming professional development" in the box to the right. Scroll down to date under ELA Common Core. ESC members will be charged $149 and non-members will be charged $179. You can also contact Sandy Denney at 614-542-4111, or email Sandy.firstname.lastname@example.org. The registration fee includes an Overlapping Strategy Teacher's Manual and Student Book for each participant which will allow you to implement the program right away.
Bill Stevenson will host a Q&A / support session with Tom Diebold. The session is specifically intended for people who are already using the program, or teachers who have been to previous workshops. Bill will discuss individual situations, challenging learning problems and unpublished strategies. Tom will share his experience with schools that have implemented Stevenson. Participants can also share ideas. Space limited. Register on SLS web site.