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
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.

Handout is HERE

Cambridge, MA
Apr. 4 and 5, 2019

Language organization strategies for school and life

Bonnie Singer, Ph.D.

2-day conference presentation for the Hawaii Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention.

Owahu, 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
June 27, 2019

Summer Refresher Workshop: Brain Frames and EmPOWER

Jessica Curtin, M.Ed.

One-day workshop for educators who have previously completed a full Brain Frames or EmPOWER course.  Location: Natick, MA.  Details and registration form are HERE

 

Natick, MA
July 29-August 2, 2019

EmPOWER: A method for teaching expository writing

Bonnie Singer, Ph.D.

Closed course for the Muskegon Area Intermediate School District.

Muskegon, MI
August 12-14, 2019 plus 5 webinars

EmPOWER: A method for teaching expository writing

Bonnie Singer, Ph.D.

OPEN course for general and special educators, grades 2-12.  Sponsored by the Summit School.

Annapolis, MD
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
August 21-23, 2019

EmPOWER: A method for teaching expository writing

Bonnie Singer, Ph.D.

Closed course for Athena Academy.

Palo Alto, CA
Oct. 25, 2019

Unlocking sentences: A framework for teaching sentence comprehension

Bonnie Singer, Ph.D.

Full day workshop sponsored by the Communication Sciences and Disorders department, State University of New York-Plattsburgh

Plattsburgh, NY
November 2019

Anxiety and its Influence on Language and Self-Regulation of Writing

Bonnie Singer, Ph.D.

Invited master class for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association convention.

Orlando, FL
February 21-23, 2020

Invited sessions for the Special Education Network & Inclusion Association

Bonnie Singer, Ph.D.

  • Brain Frames: Graphic scaffolds for language, literacy, teaching and learning  (full-day pre-conference workshop)
  • Supporting students with verbal working memory limitations  (conference presentation)
  • Influence of anxiety on language performance in the classroom  (conference presentation)
Manila, Phillippines