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Technical Reading - TUSD is a Course

Technical Reading - TUSD

Ended Feb 25, 2020


Full course description

Full course description

Course Dates:
Feb 18th and 25th, 2020



2 days





Course Type:



Your CTE classroom truly is the key to meaningful application of the current career and college readiness standards.   This course will give you specific examples where Arizona’s Common Core standards for Technical Literacy already exist in your CTE program, it will provide opportunities for you to incorporate additional standards into your lessons, AND it will give you strategies to take back to your classroom to increase your students’ ability to read difficult technical information more effectively.  Come find out why CTE really is a powerful driver for creating literate employees for our 21st-century workforce.


-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.


Pima County JTED @ Master Pieces
2855 W. Master Pieces Dr. 
Building 1 / PD Classroom
Tucson, AZ  85741


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

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