Early Literacy Strategies in Action: Becoming a Writer (Cohort 1)
Friday, January 14, 2022
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Registration open through 1/7/2022 5:00 PM Mountain Time (US & Canada)

This training meets on Friday, January 14th from 8:30-12:00. It is a Supplemental FOCUS Professional Learning for preschool teachers and educational assistants.

Early Literacy Strategies in Action: Becoming a Writer

This training will focus on the developmental progression of young children's writing. The stages of writing will be discussed and instructional strategies that help young children develop writing skills will be shared.


Dr. Angela Redondo has her PhD. with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education and Language, Literacy & Culture from New Mexico State University. Dr. Redondo has been an Early Childhood Instructional Coach for the past 2 years. She has been in the early childhood education field for over 16 years, working with families and young children from birth to 3rd grade.

Dr. Cynthia Gomez is an Early Childhood Instructional Coach serving the districts of Los Alamos, Zuni, Roswell, Magdalena, and North Valley Academy Charter.  She earned her Bachelors in Elementary Education in 1997 and her Master's in Educational Management and Development with a focus on Reading in 2003. She also holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis on Educational Learning and Technology from New Mexico State University (NMSU). She earned an ESL endorsement from Eastern New Mexico University, in 2004, and has an undergraduate minor in English, graduate minor in Reading, and a graduate minor in Educational Learning Technologies.

Cynthia has 23 years' experience in education, 8 of which were in teaching K-3 classrooms, 14 as an assistant principal/coordinator, and 1 as a facilitator with Head Start.

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