Events

Take note of these upcoming workshops, trainings, and presentations:

All scheduled and confirmed professional development opportunities are listed here. If you don’t see what you’re looking for, please check back.

Date Event Location
Summer 2018 - June 2019

EmPOWER: A method for teaching expository writing

2018-2019 year-long courses for

  • Concord Public Schools . Concord, MA
  • Reeths Puffer Schools . Muskegon, MI
  • Codman Academy Charter Public School . Boston, MA
Oct. 12, 2018

Unlocking sentences and text: The language underpinnings of reading comprehension

Bonnie Singer, Ph.D.

Closed full-day workshop for the Odyssey School.

Pikesville, MD
Nov. 13, 2018

Brain Frames: Graphic scaffolds for language, literacy, teaching, and learning

Jess Curtin, M.Ed.

Closed course for the Monomoy Regional Middle School.

Chatham, MA
Nov. 15, 2018

Anxiety, executive and self-regulatory control and the writing process

Bonnie Singer, Ph.D., Anthony Bashir, Ph.D. and Grace Little, M.S, CCC.

Seminar presentation for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s annual convention.  Session #1027. 10:30 – 12:30 a.m.

HANDOUT IS HERE

Boston, MA
Nov. 17, 2018

Walk in the footsteps of revolutionaries with the Divas+One Players: Change school literacy practices.

Kenn Apel, Ph.D., Barbara Ehren, Ph.D., Nickola Nelson, Ph.D., Bonnie Singer, Ph.D., Geraldine Wallach, Ph.D., and Kathleen Whitmire, Ph.D.

Seminar presentation for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s annual convention.  Session #1742.  8:00 – 10:00 a.m.

Boston, MA
Jan. 9, 10, 11, 2019 plus 5 webinars

EmPOWER: A method for teaching expository writing

Jessica Curtin, M.Ed.

OPEN course for general and special educators in grades 2-12.  For flyer with course details and registration form, CLICK HERE

Needham, MA
January 9, 2019

Why is writing so darn hard?

Bonnie Singer, Ph.D.

Free webinar sponsored by the Upper Midwest branch of the International Dyslexia Association.  Register here: https://umw.dyslexiaida.org/upcoming-webinars/

Webinar
Feb. 7 and 8, 2019

Brain Frames: Graphic strategies for language, literacy, teaching, and learning

Jessica Curtin, M.Ed.

OPEN course for general and special educators in grades PreK-12.  For flyer with course details and registration form, CLICK HERE.

Needham, MA
Feb. 15, 2019

Influence of executive functions and working memory on spoken expression

Bonnie Singer, Ph.D.

Symposium at UCLA on executive functions, sponsored by The Dyslexia Foundation

Los Angeles, CA
Mar. 22, 2019

Verbal working memory: Its role in executive control and language performance

Bonnie Singer, Ph.D. and Anthony Bashir, Ph.D.

Presentation for the 34th Annual Learning Differences Conference at Harvard University.

Cambridge, MA
Apr. 4 and 5, 2019

Hawaii Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention

Bonnie Singer, Ph.D.

2-day conference presentation.

Honolulu, Hawaii
Apr. 27, 2019

The EmPOWER method for teaching writing:  A look at the first three years at Hillside School

Bonnie Singer, Ph.D., with Donna Henry (Head of School) and Sharon Fatzinger (Asst. Head of School)

Presentation for the Middle States Colloquium, sponsored by the Hillside School.

Macungie, PA
May 2 and 3, 2019

Strategic instruction and intervention approaches for developing sentence comprehension and production

Bonnie Singer, Ph.D.

2-day workshop for the Overseas Association of Communication Sciences

London
July 1, 2, 3, 2019 plus 5 webinars

EmPOWER: A method for teaching expository writing

Jessica Curtin, M.Ed.

OPEN course for general and special educators in grades 2-12.  Details TBA

Needham, MA
Aug. 20, 2019

Unlocking Sentences: A framework for teaching sentence comprehension

Bonnie Singer, Ph.D.

Closed full-day workshop for the Hillside School.

Macungie, PA