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CRLP presents "Literacy Empowerment for Universal Access" summer workshop

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

The California Reading and Literature Project (CRLP) at California Lutheran University is pleased to announce its first Summer Literacy Workshop entitled "Literacy Empowerment for Universal Access" to be held June 28, 2011 on the CLU campus.  This will be an exciting day featuring a keynote presentation by Dr. John Shefelbine and a variety of workshops related to literacy in K-12 classrooms.

John Shefelbine is a Professor in the Department of Teacher Education, California State University, Sacramento, where he teaches language and literacy methods courses in the elementary, multiple-subjects credential program and masters level classes in assessment and reading intervention. His background includes 11 years as a “real” teacher, working with low-income, diverse students, pre-K through middle school. John was a contributor to the California Reading Language Arts Framework, was the chair of the RICA Redesign Committee, and currently is principal investigator and co-director of Regions 3 and 6 of the California Reading and Literature Project.

CRLP at Cal Lutheran is one of 13 regional project offices throughout the state of California.  The CRLP mission is to provide high-quality, standards-based professional development in reading and language instruction to help ensure that every California student preK-12 achieves the highest standards of academic performance. 

During the past three years at Cal Lutheran, CRLP has conducted approximately 100 training sessions and has trained over 2,000 teachers in Ventura, Kern, Santa Barbara, and San Luis Obispo counties.

DATE:  June 28, 2011
TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Soiland Humanities Bldg., CLU
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