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PA Reading First Summer Institute

2010 Reading First Comprehension Best Practices Summer Institute

An Overview

Best practices in comprehension instruction are the focus of the 2010 PA Reading First Summer Institute. Participants will have an opportunity to interact with nationally known speakers who will share their knowledge and expertise in what works in the development of comprehension. Based on research and built on application of research, presenters will guide participants to deepen existing knowledge and learn proven techniques to foster comprehension development.  A menu of sessions available will be provided. Participants will choose sessions prior to arrival and daily schedules will be created so that individuals have an opportunity to attend sessions of interest. Schedules of selected sessions will be distributed at registration.

Act 48 Credits

All participants will receive 18 hours of Act 48 credit for Institute attendance. Attendance for the entire Institute is required to gain Act 48 credits.

Requirements for Attendance

All participants are expected to attend all three days of the Institute.  Please note that the last day of each Institute will be a full day.  Plan accordingly.  All participants will sign up for sessions prior to the Institute.

Session Descriptors

Session descriptions are available in the registration forms listed below.

More Information

For more information about each Institute, click below (please note that information for Slippery Rock will be posted in the near future):

Villanova University

Dates: June 28, 29, 30, 2010


Slippery Rock University

Dates: August 3, 4, 5, 2010


Please submit all questions to Carol Chason at: 

Email: carol.chason@villanova.edu
Phone: 610-519-4307
Fax: 610-519-7910


Please click here to register for Villanova
Please click here to register for Slippery Rock
Please click here to register for both institutes