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Early Literacy Support

Readable English Lunch and Learn Event - Click for Details

  • May 4 @ 11:30 am EST
  • Grades 2-12
  • This session will be recorded for later viewing.  

May Early Literacy Cadre: May 3, 11:00 ESC / 10:00 CST Zoom Link

IN Learning Lab Early Literacy On-Demand Videos

Title Con 2023: IDOE Literacy Center Presentation 

NEW IREAD 3 Remediation Document IDOE

SOR Legislation HB 1558

TeachingBooks - A database of resources for over 85,000 books PreK-12 grade and is provided to all Indiana schools, public libraries, universities and residents through INSPIRE, a service of the Indiana State Library. Check it out @ TeachingBooks: Inspire

Mary Ellen Graf, MAT, (216)-573-6886 x1768

Avoid the Reading Wars
Join NIESC and The Lead Learners on June 8 for a day of professional learning designed to help you start conversations about your core literacy program and Science of Reading information.

Audience: Instructional Influencers, Principals, Curriculum Directors, Teacher Leaders (K-2)

National presenters offer virtual presentations to deepen your knowledge base.

  • How to Navigate the Sold a Story podcast and Commit to Core Beliefs about Teaching Readers with Mary Brower
  • Bridging Practices between Workshop Instruction and Science of Reading Information with Bitsy Parks
  • Bridging the Instructional Needs of Multilingual Learners with Stella Villalba
  • Five Things School Leaders Should Understand to Bridge Literacy Practices with Jennifer SchwankeConversations with local educators to widen perspectives and strengthen understandings.Reflective practice experiences to guide you in tailoring the next steps for your school.Protocols and plans to replicate conversations in your home school.

$50 Discount for ESC Members Coupon Code: ESCdiscount (Use your school email address in the checkout.)

Registration Link

Tier 1 Support

The Educational Service Centers of Indiana have joined together to create Strengthening the Core.

This series of events will focus on improving Tier-1 instruction for all stakeholders.

Registration Link
Upcoming Assessment Changes

During the Title Con Conference, the IDOE announced future changes to IRead 3 and ILEARN. No changes are immediate, and more information will be coming. The Grewe Notes and the slideshow are being shared as a heads-up only.

Grewe Notes on Future Assessment Updates
Immediate Attention: STEM Integration Grant
This grant has a QUICK turnaround date. Join us to learn how we can support your team in receiving up to $100,000!
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On-Demand Professional Development (PD) with IDOE
I am loving all the professional support found at The Learning Lab. Check out their upcoming live and on-demand sessions:

Indiana Department of Education’s Office of Educator Talent would like to invite you to register for Indiana’s Educator Pipeline CollaborativesThe Educator Pipeline Collaboratives are interactive events that bring together PK-12 and higher education stakeholders for presentations and discussions focused on expanding and diversifying the PK-12 educator pipeline through Grow Your Own Programs and Registered Teacher Apprenticeships. Please register now for one of three events taking place this May. We hope you or someone from your program are able to attend and be part of the collaboration. 
       From the IDOE: EdData Releases New Student-level Reports

Additional student-level reports are available behind the LINK Portal

These reports are available to superintendents, assistant superintendents, principals, assistant principals, counselors, and data administrators. In addition, security coordinators may assign the following roles to provide access: “School Administrator,” “LEA Administrator,” or “Data Viewer.” 
IREAD-3 and ILEARN Report - This report displays IREAD-3 and ILEARN data for currently enrolled students.
WIDA Report - This report displays WIDA data for currently enrolled students.
PSAT Report - This report displays PSAT data for currently enrolled students.

 Annual 1003 Flexibility Waivers

IDOE’s Office of School Support and Transformation is now accepting applications for 1003 flexibility waivers. Flexibility through waivers is offered to help support schools in their design efforts to improve student performance and outcomes, help to improve the efficiency of school operations, and to help promote innovative educational approaches to student learning.

Continue the Statewide Book Study:
Listen to monthly chapter highlights from your ESC of I team to grow your knowledge of Universal Instruction.
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Dr. Michelle Grewe
Director of Professional Learning @ NIESC and NWIESC
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