University System of Georgia  Reading Forum

University System of Georgia Reading Forum PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 137 Views
  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

The Georgia Reading Consortium. Convened in 1998 by Jan Kettlewell, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at the request of deans from the University System.Involves faculty from 14 institutions, representatives from the Department of Education, Board of Regents, PSC, and classroom teach

Download Presentation

University System of Georgia Reading Forum

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


1. University System of Georgia Reading Forum Sponsored by the Board of Regents and the USG Reading Consortium

2. The Georgia Reading Consortium Convened in 1998 by Jan Kettlewell, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at the request of deans from the University System. Involves faculty from 14 institutions, representatives from the Department of Education, Board of Regents, PSC, and classroom teachers. Is supported through Regent funding of a Center currently housed at Georgia State University.

3. The Georgia Reading Consortium Board of Directors Albany State University Dr. Patricia Jenkins Armstrong Atlantic State  University    Dr. Meg Walworth Augusta State University                       Ms. Beth Pendergraft     Columbus State University                   Dr. Sallie  Miller          Fort Valley State University                   Dr. Cecilia Myrick       Georgia  College & State University Dr. Les Crawford                                  Georgia Southern University             Dr. Michael McKenna                     Georgia Southwestern State University    Dr. YeVette McWhorter Georgia State University                         Dr. Joyce Many   (Center Director) Kennesaw State University                        Dr. Linda  Akanbi      North Georgia College and State University Dr. Toni Bellon     State University of West Georgia                 Dr. Elaine  Roberts University of  Georgia                                       Dr. Linda Labbo Valdosta State University Dr. Brenda Dixey

4. USG Reading Consortium Center Goals Monitor the  effectiveness of the Consortium efforts at improving literacy in the state of Georgia. Provide a yearly conference that links state-wide participants in  Reading Endorsement programs. Increase public awareness and understanding of effective approaches  that can improve the reading abilities of all P-12 students of  Georgia. Conduct and disseminate research on the effective teaching of  reading. Promote dialogue and collaboration on the effective teaching of  reading across consortium members from University System institutions, the Board of Regents, the Professional Standards Commission, and the Department of Education.

5. USG Reading Consortium Accomplishments Georgia Reading Endorsement On-line Reading Endorsement Courses The Literacy Lens Reading Endorsement Teacher Scholars Program Mini-grants Reading Consortium Websites Professional Development for Reading Faculty The USG Reading Forum

6. USG Reading Consortium New Directions Literacy Lens – Online Peer Reviewed Journal Preservice Teacher Education Collaborative Induction Programs Online Professional Development Opportunities for Literacy Educators Professional Development Opportunities for Literacy Teacher Educators

7. 2005 USG Reading Forum Session I University Presentations - Follow Up Discussions Session II University Presentations - Follow Up Discussions Lunch ~ Keynote: Reading First Initiatives: Maximizing Professional Development Possibilities Dr. Kenneth Proctor ~ Director Reading First, DOE Session III University Presentations - Follow Up Discussions Wrap up Identifying New Initiatives- Collaborative Possibilities

8. SESSION I State University of West Georgia Follow up Discussion Valdosta State University ~ Albany State University Follow up Discussion

  • Login