Graduate School of Education

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Educators from three counties attend summer literacy program in T.O.

Speaker discusses importance of vocabulary
Monday, August 8, 2011

The Acorn


The California Reading and Literature Project hosted its inaugural summer literacy workshop for educators titled “ Literacy Empowerment for Universal Access” on June 28 at California Lutheran University.

The seminar offered a variety of workshops related to literacy in K-12 classrooms.

More than 180 educators from Ventura, Kern and Los Angeles counties attended the all-day event.

Dr. John Shefelbine, professor in the Department of Teacher Education at Cal State Sacramento, gave the keynote presentation titled “The Hidden Role of Vocabulary and Background Knowledge in Meeting State Standards.”

CRLP will host another summer literacy workshop next year on June 21. Information about registering for the event will be available next spring at


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