Section 1: Screening for Dyslexia
Identifying and Teaching Children at Risk for Dyslexia with Dr. Alicia Roberts-Frank, Facilitator Kim Kellogg & Fran McCarthy, Co-facilitators
Thursdays in March 4:00-5:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 24 8:30 – 4:00 p.m.
Dyslexia/Early Literacy PLC- More information to come
- Tentative start in May with district teams
- Regional support through Fall 2021
Additional ELA Resources
These are linked to each document in the presentation as well.
- Implementation Guide: Early Screening of Dyslexia
- Screening for Dyslexia FAQ
- Best Practices for Literacy Screening (Administrators)
- Best Practices for Literacy Screening (Educators)
- Screeners for Literacy Skills Associated With Dyslexia
- NWESD Dyslexia Questions document
Section 2: UW Haring Center for Inclusion Offerings- Social and Emotional Learning for Preschool Children:
Supporting Social and Emotional Learning for Preschoolers: Building a Foundation through Embedded Instruction
Wednesday, March 10 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
Supporting the social and emotional development of young children is one of the most important parts of a high-quality early childhood education. This training will focus on strategies for providing social and emotional instruction for young children, with an emphasis on embedded instruction.
Social and Emotional Support for Preschoolers: Targeting Specific Skills
Wednesday, March 24 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
This training builds upon the content in the March 10th training, Supporting Social and Emotional Learning for Preschoolers: Building a Foundation through Embedded Instruction, however it is not a prerequisite (e.g., participants do not need to have attended the March 10th training to attend this session — all are welcome!). This training will focus on strategies for providing social and emotional instruction for young children who need individualized or more intensive support with behavior.
Supporting Dual Language Learners in Diverse Environments in Preschool and Kindergarten
Learn how to implement intentional practices that nurture children’s bilingual identities and augment their growth in all developmental domains. In each chapter of this valuable resource, you’ll find discussion of a key concept from a developmental and asset-based perspective that focuses on the role of a child’s home language and their family in the educational process, examples of children’s and teachers’ experiences within an educational context, answers to frequently asked questions, and more.
The e-book format of this publication is a Premium and Standard Member benefit. Qualifying members will be notified in February once the e-book has been posted to their member account for download.
Skagit Community Foundation Grant
Now Accepting Applications
Information for how to apply and the timeline for the 2021 Skagit Community Foundation grant cycle:
The Skagit Community Foundation is now accepting applications for its 2021 grant cycle. Please see The Foundation’s website for more information about the grant cycle process. The timeline for the 2021 grant cycle and a link to the Grant Opportunities and Guidelines are listed below.
–Link to Skagit Community Foundation Grant Opportunities and Guidelines
Application Steps and Timeline:
1. To register your organization today
2. Submit all grant applications by March 1st (please let us know if you require additional time to complete your application)
3. Board of Directors will review applications in March and April
4. Skagit Community Foundation will approve selected grants in April and May
5. Grant awards will be finalized on the 4th Thursday of May, at the Skagit Community Foundation Board of Directors meeting
6. Notifications will be sent within two weeks
7. Grant agreements and follow ups assigned to grantees
Please contact Michael at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or need assistance.
January Self Care Webinar with Dr. Kira Mauseth
Thursday January 28, 12:00-1:00
Free Webinar. Join Nutrition First to hear from Dr. Kira Mauseth as she provides tips on Self-Care during COVID: new ideas for connecting with others and tips on dealing with winter and isolation.
Nutrition First is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
Topic: Self Care Webinar with Dr.Kira Mauseth
Time: Jan 28, 2021 12:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 871 9161 3773
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