Full course description


Your CTE classroom truly is the key to meaningful application of the current career and college readiness standards. This workshop will give you specific examples where Arizona's college and Career Readiness standards for technical reading already exist in your CTE program.....It will also provide opportunities for you to incorporate additional standards into your lessons, AND give you strategies to use to increase your students' ability to read difficult technical information more effectively.  Bring your textbook or a couple of industry journal articles to use for building close reading lessons to take back to your classroom the very next day. Come find out why CTE really is a powerful driver for creating literate employees for our 21st century workforce.  You will earn 1 professional knowledge credit for this course. 

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1 day





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1.  Identify where Career and College Readiness standards are relevant in your curriculum.
2.  Explain two strategies for improving reading fluency.
3.  Determine how using Lexile scores will help students become stronger readers. 
4.  Evaluate the benefits of close reading and create a close reading lesson. 

Course Instructor

Cathy Carey is the Instructional Coach for the Pima JTED Central Campus teachers.  She received her Bachelor's Degree in Education from the University of Evansville and enjoyed a 20 year career in teaching at the elementary level.  When the youngest of her four daughters was in high school, she earned her Master's Degree in Educational Leadership from NAU and began her administrative career as the Assistant Principal at Flowing Wells Junior High School.  After four years in that position, she served as the Principal of Laguna Elementary School, also in the Flowing Wells District. Cathy "semi-retired"   and found she missed working with students and teachers. Fortunately, she learned about the great things JTED was doing for young people and was hired by Pima JTED. In her role at JTED, she trains and supports teachers in their classrooms, offering feedback and encouragement as they develop as educators.