KCIE presents ELA strategies workshop

05/16/14 jgm

HAYS, Kan. -- Dr. Lorie Cook-Benjamin, assistant professor of teacher education, and Andrea Schuette, sixth-grade English teacher at Colby Middle School, will present "Strategies and Techniques for English Language Arts Classrooms" on Friday, June 6, in the nursing building at North Central Kansas Technical College, 2205 Wheatland Ave.

The workshop is sponsored by The Kansas Center for Innovative Education, an entity of the College of Education and Technology at Fort Hays State University. KCIE provides tools for creative and critical thinking in the fields of manufacturing, technology and education.

The workshop, available for college credit, will present strategies and techniques used in middle and high school English language arts classrooms to help reach the Kansas College and Career Readiness Standards, designed to ensure that students graduating from high school are prepared to go to college or enter the workforce and that parents, teachers and students have a clear understanding of what is expected of them. The standards are benchmarked to international standards to guarantee that Kansas students are competitive in the emerging global marketplace.

Lunch and refreshments are included in the $90 workshop fee, due Wednesday, June 4. Registration for college credit should be completed no later than Friday, May 23. Space is limited to 30 participants.

For more information or to enroll in the workshop, visit www.fhsu.edu/kcie/events.
05/16/14 jgm
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