Tuesday, May 16, 2023 at 8:30 AM EDT
Thursday, May 18, 2023 at 3:00 PM EDT

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Jennifer Kempton 
Banyan School 
973-439-1919 ext 221 

Wilson Reading SystemŽ (WRS) Introductory Course

The 3-day WRS Introductory Course provides an overview of the Wilson Reading System 4th Edition curriculum and serves as the prerequisite for WRS Level I Certification. This course presents teachers with the knowledge and skills necessary to address the five principles of literacy instruction that align with the Common Core Learning Standards (Phonemic Awareness, Phonics, Vocabulary, Fluency, Comprehension). While attending this course, you will learn WRS research-based strategies to maximize the learning of students with reading difficulties.

Topics include:

  • Reading research

  • Principles of language structure

  • How the WRS addresses the five areas of reading

  • Definition of dyslexia and common characteristics

  • WRS principles of instruction

  • Program implementation

  • Student placement, progress monitoring, and scheduling

  • Creating a successful classroom environment

  • Participants prepare a 10-part lesson plan and practice lesson procedures

This course serves as a prerequisite to participate in WRS Level I Certification.WRS Level I Certification registration must take place within five years of completion of this course. Please contact Jennifer to learn more about enrolling in WRS Level I Certification.

Tuesday, May 16 - Thursday, May 18, 2023

8:30AM-3:00PM each day

$650 per participant

QUESTIONS: jkempton@banyanschool.org

or call (973) 439-1919 Ext. 221

Registration holds your spot for the event. After registering, you will receive a follow-up email with an invoice and billing information. Purchase orders, personal checks, and credit cards are accepted. An additional fee is applied to credit card orders.