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Technical Reading Performance Literacy - Summer 2021 is a Course

Technical Reading Performance Literacy - Summer 2021

Jun 9 - Jun 10, 2021
1 credit


Full course description

Full course description

Course Dates:
June 9-10, 2021



2 days





Course Type:



Your CTE classroom truly is the key to meaningful application of the current career and college readiness standards.  This 2-day course will teach you strategies to use with your students that integrate reading, writing, and speaking opportunities into your program.
Day-one focuses on literacy and closely examines the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS) Reading Standards.  You will determine where they are relevant in your curriculum, examine vocabulary strategies, learn about fluency and Lexile scores, and participate in a close reading lesson.  
Day-two focuses on CCRS Writing and Speaking Standards to determine what 11th and 12th grade students have to do utilizing writing and speaking that will make them more employable and career-ready.  Also, you will discover how CTSOs can support this and where in your curriculum you can embed writing and speaking in order to give your students more practice in those skills.


-Identify where Career and College Readiness standards are relevant in their curriculum
-Explain two strategies for improving reading fluency
-Determine how using Lexile scores will help students become stronger readers
-Evaluate the benefits of close reading and create a close reading lesson
-Write objectives for a lesson plan that implement CCRS writing and speaking standards

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.


Upon registration, you will receive an email with the link to join Zoom


8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. each day (half hour lunch)

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