Summer Institutes

Saint Mary’s College is presenting a one-week institute that will provide an overview and an awareness of how the Comprehensive Model works. The institutes will be held in Concord, CA at the Holiday Inn. The K-6 Institute will be held from June 26-30, 2006. The week-long Institute will include some evening sessions as well as full day sessions. Course credit units are available through Saint Mary's College.

Research and Accountability:
See some of the latest research that supports these programs.

Selected research articles:
Closing the Gap (E. Rodgers and F. Gomez)

School Research
Davis School -Carol Thomas
Heritage School - Linda Zeisler

Reading Recovery Report
2004-2005 - State Data

Coaching Training
School or district based literacy coaches receive specialized training and work in an apprenticeship relationship with classroom teachers in implementing changes in literacy assessment and instruction. Site-based professional development sessions are held and scheduled regularly by the literacy coach. Research-based practices and techniques are demonstrated by the coach, and teachers are supported to take on modeled literacy components. For information on coaching training and related costs, please go to Coaching Training (pdf)

Message Board: These message boards are available to Reading Recovery teachers and to Literacy Educators throughout the United States . In order to access the site, users must register and receive a password. Users generate the topics and discussions which will be moderated by Reading Recovery Trainers and Adjunct Faculty at Saint Mary's College. Topics will be stored so that questions and responses can be accessed over time. To access this information, please go to Messsage Board.

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Mailing Address

Saint Mary's College of California
1928 Saint Mary's Road
Moraga, CA 94575
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