California Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (CASCD)
The California Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (CASCD) is a diverse community of educators throughout California committed to promoting exemplary practices that ensure all learners reach their fullest potential.
We encourage all interested members to take advantage of opportunities for engagement with CASCD.CASCD strives to exist as a vibrant and active network where anyone who cares about quality teaching, leading and learning is welcome and can find meaningful ways to engage. Our members frequently volunteer to host workshops and institutes at their schools, serve on committees, produce newsletter articles or webinars, and serve the Association in a variety of ways. If you are a CASCD member and would like an opportunity for greater involvement, speak with a Board Member or our Executive Director, Kathleen McCreery at 916-206-8103, about opportunities.
OCTOBER IS DYSLEXIA AWARENESS MONTH
Please join us on October 9th at 7:00 p.m. as we discuss (virtually) resources and best teaching practices for working with students with Dyslexia. We look forward to your input.
Twitter Chat #cascdchat
Q1: Please state your name, district you work in, and your favorite animal?
Q2: How can classroom teachers best meet the needs of identified Dyslexic students during reading instruction?
Q3: How can classroom teachers best meet the needs of identified Dyslexic students during content area instruction?
Q4: How does one structure a true support system for Dyslexic students involving parents, classroom teacher, and resource specialist or reading support staff?
Q5: How does one inspire a love of reading in Dyslexic students in addition to developing reading fluency and comprehension?
CASCD is excited to offer several workshops this year focused on developing and implementing a trauma-sensitive environment. We will be offering the initial training with additional training to follow and is being scheduled in April. Location and detailed information to be added soon.
“Forever Changed Not Forever Damaged”
Childhood trauma is real, it is prevalent and it impacts students, their learning and the adults in their lives quite significantly. In this engaging, relevant and practical session, learn from childhood trauma expert Kristin Souers, MA LMHC, (author of "Fostering Resilient Learners: Strategies for creating a trauma-sensitive classroom").
Check out the dates and locations below under Professional Development Events. If your district is interested in hosting one of these events, please contact us!
Professional Development Events
Character Strong in Partnership with CASCD present:
Building an Intentional School Culture
A TRAINING ON HOW TO INFUSE SEL AND CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT INTO THE DAILY FABRIC OF YOUR SCHOOL.
December 4, 2018
(at two locations)
QLN Event Center in Oceanside, CA
Yolo COE in Woodland, CA
Flyer for 12-4-18 Event Character Strong.pdf
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Corwin Presents Institute on...
Literacy Engagement for Student Success
Featured Speakers: Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey, and Michael McDowell
October 26-27, 2018
This two-day institute provides attendees with practical and effective instructional strategies designed to captivate learners, advance literacy skills, and create moments of discovery and insight in the classroom. Learn from thought-leaders in literacy education as they share research, practices, and techniques that help students connect to literacy.
Please click on the link below to view the flyer for more information
California ASCD Announces 2018 Outstanding Instructional Leader