Wabash Valley Education Center

14 Power Strategies to Boost Reading and Writing Achievement on Standardized Tests (3-12)

In this era of high-stakes testing, it’s never been more important for students to enter into standardized assessments with essential skills and personal confidence. Throughout this two-day workshop, teachers in grades 3-12 will learn explicit literacy strategies students need in order to be successful on state and national assessments. (Specific references will be made to the new SAT, ACT, and AP exams, Indiana assessment, PARCC, & Smarter Balanced assessment. This is a 2-day workshop that will be held on November 28 and 29. Presented by Kristina Smekens. THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN MOVED TO BECK AGRICULTURAL CENTER - 4550 US 52 W., West Lafayette.


This is a 2-day workshop - November 28th and 29th!!



4550 US 52 West

West Lafayette, IN  47906




President and lead consultant for Smekens Education, Kristina Smekens is a highly sought after speaker and author who has spent more than a dozen years supporting   K-12 educators with on-site school trainings, regional seminars, and an always-growing pool of print, digital, and video resources.

Kristina is well known for offering innovative ideas, but also for the energetic and enthusiastic way in which she delivers every professional development session. A certified 6-Traits trainer, Kristina is the author of several books and resources including Launching the Writer’s Workshop: Grades K-2, Launching the Writer’s Workshop: Grades 3-12, Trait-Based Writing: Lessons and Activities, The Writing Parent Pack, and more.



Date: Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM (lunch on your own)

Location: Beck Agricultural Center

Cost: $250.00/member or $500/non-member* (Includes both days!)

*Cost of all workshops are based on membership in an Indiana ESC. Any registrants who are not members of an ESC in the state of Indiana will be required to pay the non-member fee of twice the amount of the workshop cost.
**See cancellation policy below

Cancellation Policy

* Registrants who notify WVEC of their cancellation on or before the registration deadline date will not be required to pay the registration fee.
* Registrants who cancel after the registration deadline but before the workshop date or call to cancel on the day of the workshop will pay 50% of the registration fee.
* Registrants who neglect to call or notify the WVEC of their cancellation will be responsible for paying the full fee.
* On official school corporation weather-related cancellation days, registrants will not be required to pay registration fees.







Registration open through 11/25/2018 11:45 PM EST

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Beck Agricultural Center

4550 U.S. Highway 52 West
West Lafayette, IN 47906

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Wabash Valley Education Center
3061 Benton Street
West Lafayette, IN 47906