2023 Slingerland Structured Literacy Conference

0.5 Units
Credit Validation

Course Description

Credit Validation for Slingerland Literacy Institute Participants Only 

The 2023 Slingerland Structured Literacy Conference is two half-day workshops focused on presentations regarding child development and educational research, and the practical application of structured literacy and science of reading regarding educational techniques.

Course Details

Number of Units: 0.5 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for Classroom Teachers, Resource teachers, tutors, educational therapists, speech/language therapists and RTI 3 teachers will benefit from this focused exploration of the most recent research into structured literacy, the science of reading, and the practical application rooted therein.

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What You Will Learn

  • Increase of knowledge regarding current research in the field
  • Continuance of skill building in applying Slingerland instructional principles in content area material
  • Improvement of Slingerland technique skills
  • Analysis of ways to improve instructional outcomes for students
  • Connect with others professionals in the Slingerland network
  • Understand the principles and practices of Structured Literacy Instruction


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Credit Validation

The University of San Diego’s Division of Professional and Continuing Education offers graduate-level extension credit for work completed in trainings, workshops, conferences, induction, credentials, and other professional development programs not offered directly by USD. Complete one of the above and a member of our division will help you earn credit for your hard work and dedication to continuing your education.

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