The Secondary Literacy Adoption Committee of St. Vrain Valley Schools is seeking applicants for volunteer committee membership for the 2014-2015 school year. The committee is responsible for evaluating instructional materials, participating in publisher presentations, and selecting a pilot program for the spring of 2015.
Community members must be 21 years of age, reside in the St. Vrain Valley School District, and commit to attending meetings throughout the 2014-2015 school year. All meetings will take place after the regular school day.
All applications must be completed by Monday, November 3, 2014 at 4:00 PM. A review of candidates will be conducted and all applicants will be notified of their application status.
For more information, contact Secondary Literacy Coordinator, Jenny Pettit, at 303-702-7547 or by email at email@example.com
With conferences coming up, you might want to pass along some tips for parents to use to support their child in reading. The Pikes Peak Strategies Project came up a an extensive list on ways to encourage reading at home. Click below for this valuable resource:
Parent Tips in English
Parent Tips in Spanish
September is the month to test our students on fluency. Here is a great article about the details of screening and progress monitoring. This article might clear up any questions you might have about how to test–whether it be at grade level, instructional level, or goal level.
Screening, Diagnosing, and Progress Monitoring for Fluency: The Details
Welcome back to school! I am the new Secondary Literacy Coordinator, and I’m very excited to be working with all of you this year.
There are some changes this year in the overall look of Alpine Achievement. But don’t despair! We are here to help with trainings and webinars, and the changes are going to make your job easier! In the immediate future, we will be hosting some optional webinars and trainings around Alpine Achievement. Keep an eye out for an email from me with the training dates.
Make sure you look at the updated documents on the Secondary Literacy Resources page. There is information about ILPs, Lexiles, and AIMSweb that will help you as you begin the school year.