Distinctive Educators Institute

Port Jefferson Station, New York


www.literacy-matters.net


Questions or comments? Feel free to contact us at scordova@literacy-matters.net


Professional Development &  Literacy ConsultinG

 

​We will will be presenting at the following events this year.  

Click on the links below for more information. 




ADMINISTATIVE WORKSHOP 3/8/2019 (Half Day Workshop for Administrators)- "What to Look for When Assessing the Teaching of Writing: Keeping the NGLS in Mind ", presented by Sarah Cordova, ESBOCES


​NYS NEXT GEN. STANDARDS 3/12/2019- "Bringing Nonfiction to Life: Creating a Thematic Unit of Study with Process Writing (K-5)", presented by Debra Wachtler, ESBOCES


​SECONDARY ELA TEACHERS 3/12/2019 (After school Workshop, 3PM - 5PM)- "Making Grammar Stick: Forging Connections Between Grammar and Meaning (7-12)", presented by Duncan MacDougal, ESBOCES


NEW!! 3/22/2019 "Making Grammar Stick: Embedding Grammar into our Everyday Practice" presented by Sarah Cordova and Debra Wachtler, LILAC Annual Conference, Melville, New York


NEW!! 3/22/2019 "Teaching Young Writers: Raising the Level of Writing in Primary Writer's Workshop" presented by Randi Bernstein Roschnotti and Dina Maiella-Marro, LILAC Annual Conference, Melville, New York


ANNUAL D.E.I. CONFERENCE 5/17/2019- "D.E.I.'s 6th Annual Final Stretch Conference", Hilton Garden Inn, Stony Brook, NY (Click to submit a proposal)


NEW!! 2/20/2020- "Making Grammar Stick: Embedding Grammar into our Everyday Practice", presented by Debra Wachtler and Dina Maiella-Marro, Nassau Reading Council, Manhasset, New York









 

 


 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3/22/2019' "Making Grammar Stick: Embedding Grammar into our Everyday Practice" presented by Sarah Cordova and Debra Wachtler, LILAC Annual Conference, Melville, New York
NEW!!