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2016-17 Program and membership information September 11, 2016

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Membership info brochure2016-2017

All ACARC events meet CTLE goals for professional development and are offered through the Teacher Center, GCRTC.  Registration is recommended, although not required.  Registration is available at http://www.teachers-center.org and search for ACARC programs.

The Reading-Writing Connection

Dr. Timothy Shanahan

October 19, 2016

4:30 – 6:30

Sand Creek Middle School Forum

 Co-sponsored by McGraw Hill

Dr. Timothy Shanahan will share important instructional connections between reading and writing.  Dr. Shanahan will show how engaging students in writing activity can have a positive impact on reading comprehension through the grades.


Best Books of 2016

December 6, 2016

4:30 – 6:00

Saddlewood Elementary School Library

Our ever popular event returns at a new location! Quality literature helps hook kids into books and helps teachers meet the NYS standards.  Find out what’s new in children’s and Young Adult literature as four local experts share their recommendations for readers of all ages.


Digital Literacy in the Classroom

January 12, 2017

4:30 – 6:00

Thelma P. Lally School of Education, Events and Athletics Center, Standish Room A

 Co-Sponsored by the College of St. Rose

Join us as local educators explore integrating literacy and technology in engaging ways that motivate readers and writers and expand knowledge of digital literacy.  Our expert presenters will demonstrate effective strategies using digital composing, digital storytelling, iMovies and Green Screen, and Google as an interactive coaching platform for writing.


Who’s Doing the Work?: Teaching that Transfers

Kim Yaris

March 9, 2017

4:30 – 6:00

Kahl Center, Sage Colleges, Albany Campus Room 224

 Co-sponsored by Sage Colleges

Teachers are eager for strategies that engage students in difficult work, that make complex ideas simple, and that give students language for communicating about their reading processes. Join us for an interactive webinar with Kim Yaris, co-author with Jan Miller Burkins, of the new book, Who’s doing the Work?


Summer Reading for Teachers

Dr. Cheryl Dozier and Dr. Irene Rosenthal

May 16, 2017

4:30 – 6:00

University at Albany, Alumni House

 Co-Sponsored by the Literacy Teaching and Learning Department, University at Albany

Let’s celebrate our year of exciting PD with professional book talks and pizza as we prepare for summer.  Please join us for lively discussions of professional books and articles you might want to put on your summer reading list!


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