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English Language Arts Professional Learning Community 

Join the English Language ​A​​​rts Community on GaDOE Communities  to access​ all recordings and accompanying materials. Here is a tip sheet to help you navigate the steps to register for the community.

2021 Literacy and the Whole Child Summer Literacy Conference

The Georgia De​​partment of Education (GaDOE) is hosted the  2021 Summer Literacy Conference, an event that included sessions featuring literacy experts from across the state and country. Presenters offered Georgia educators various professional learning opportunities to improve literacy instruction for all students. Tapping into the wealth of knowledge, research evidence, and collective wisdom of our literacy partners across the state was a transformative experience for Georgia teachers and leaders! 

Click HERE for more information on accessing the recordings. 

K-5 Professional Learning  Spotlight​​

  • So You Want to Involve Parents? New Ways​​​ to Involve Parents​                                                                                                                                                                      Present​ed by Dr. Patricia Edwards, Michigan ​State University

6-12 Professional Learning  Spotlight​

    Struggling Reader and Dyslexia​ Professional Learning Spotlight

    • What is Dyslexia? What Do We Know About It?​                                                                                                                                                                                                ​​Present​ed by Dr. Jennifer Lindstrom, University of Georgia
    • ​​​​​​Basic Understanding of Dyslexia and Foundational Structured Language Instruction              ​                                                                                                                Present​ed by Dr. Nora Schlesinger, Kennesaw ​State University

    Cox Campus for Language and Literacy

    • ​The Science of Reading: A Yearlong Professional Development Journey​

    Over the 2021-22 school year, the Cox Campus for Language & Literacy is offering a ​comprehensive Science of Reading course sequence.​ ​
    ​Click HERE for more information.​