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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

DISTRICT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
& COACHING SERVICES

As an experienced and engaging professional learning facilitator, with a talent for building instructional capacity at the school and district level, Migdalia excels at building partnerships, coaching, mentoring, and designing meaningful professional development for educators and parents. At the district level, we offer customized professional learning and coaching to both general education and pupil services staff in all areas of language and literacy. All workshops, series, and trainings are custom-designed and tailored to meet
your district’s specific needs. 

Previous professional learning for parents and school district staff around the state on language and literacy topics have included the following topics:

  • Paving the Way to Structured Literacy in the Public Schools (2019 IDA-CT Conference)

  • Writers’ Workshop- From Mini-Lesson to Conferencing: Practical Tools for Supporting the Struggling Writer

  • Using Self-Questioning Strategies in Middle School Writing Interventions

  • Understanding Dyslexia & Other Reading Struggles

  • Advancing Literacy for Children Who are Deaf & Hard of Hearing: Family Literacy Resources

  • Dyslexia 101 for Families

  • SLD/Dyslexia in the Public Schools: Screening to Intervention

  • Designing Districtwide SLD/Dyslexia Assessment Protocols

  • Speech & Language Assessment of Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Learners: Language Difference or Disorder?

  • Reducing Disproportionality in Special Education: Appropriate Assessment Measures

  • Language & Literacy Connections

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"I feel confident that we will now be able to come up with a district-wide process for EL’s and the SRBI, and SPED referral process."

"Thank you again, Migdalia for creating a PD that not only was engaging and meaningful but led us through a series of activities that mirrored best practices for our students.  I feel confident that we will now be able to come up with a district-wide process for EL’s and the SRBI, and SPED referral process."

K.D., Curriculum Specialist, English Learners & World Languages

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