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Five Day Learning Disabilities Training

Posted on 05/17/2012


The Literacy Information and Communication System (LINCS) Region 4 Regional Professional Development Center is offering a free 5 day workshop called Learning to Achieve Train the Trainer Institute. Learning to Achieve. Was initially launched by the National Institute for Literacy, and is designed to build state capacity to increase the achievement of students with learning disabilities (LD). It includes an integrated set of research-based resources, professional development materials and a Train-the-Trainer Institute, based on the latest research.

Learning to Achieve is designed to help adult education professional developers, teachers, and other service partners understand learning disabilities in adults, including the neurobiological processes of learning, explicit instruction techniques, and strategies to actively support adults with LD in educational and workplace settings.

This training has been well received by Adult Basic Education (ABE) programs across the country. The LINCS Center has conducted seven of these trainings over the last three years. This training is free and the LINCS Center will pay for participants' travel, hotel, and per diem.

The attached information sheet (pdf) contains more detailed information about the training. The application (pdf) must be completed and returned by June 25, 2012

The location and dates for the workshop are as follows:

Place: Sheraton Sonoma County, Petaluma, CA
Arrival Date: Sunday July 29, 2012
Departure Date: Friday August 3, 2012
Training Dates: Monday-Friday, July 30 – August 3, 2012

For questions and further information, e-mail Paul Heavenridge, Executive Director of Literacyworks and the Region 4 Regional Professional Development Center, at pheaven@literacyworks.org.

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