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.
This free evening session will run from 7:00 - 9:00 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.
This session will run from 1:30 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 session will run from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon on Saturday, March 8, specifically intended for teachers or parents who could not get free for the Friday afternoon session. It is a repeat of the Friday session and covers the same material. See above March 7 Workshop for description.
Bill Stevenson, Managing Editor of the Stevenson Reading Program, will lead an extended session designed to support teachers who are already using the Stevenson Program or otherwise have some familiarity with it. The session will be held at the ESC of Central Ohio. Bill will take questions, discuss special learning problems and demonstrate some unpublished strategies. There will be an optional agenda offered to start the session, but Bill will focus on whatever issues are most important to the audience. This workshop will run from 1:00 to 4:30 p.m., however participants are welcome to attend for only part of the time. Some teachers may be able to take time off from school, others may have to come after school. Some will come from the immediate area and others may have to travel. This event is free, but we would appreciate advance notice. When you register, we will provide details of the format and a potential agenda.