12/10/2020 TLC-Special Populations Capturing Kids' Hearts - Coordinators and directors from across Harris County and beyond meet to discuss state issues and district concerns. All directors/coordinators are welcome to attend to help this group of professionals grow.
01/11/2021 TLC-Special Populations ELLs in Texas: What Administrators Need to Know - Collaborate with experts in the field of dyslexia to raise your level of awareness and deepen your understanding in the area of dyslexia, its early identification and treatment through evidence-based instruction. Inspire the recognition, valuing, and encouragement of the unique brilliances and creativity bestowed upon students with dyslexia.
01/15/2021 TLC-Special Populations Dyslexia Summit - The HCDE Annual Dyslexia Summit will focus on models of innovation that have been developed as a result of COVID. We will host a variety of learning opportunities from Neuhaus Education Center, nationwide author Emily Roden, and many other literacy experts in the field of dyslexia. We will debut a budding innovation, The Code Academy, a CALT (Certified Academic Language Therapist) run school that focuses on working with individual students in a structured language setting impacting their needs in constructive and positive ways. Educators, administrators, parents, and the community are invited to attend this exciting one-day Saturday event!
02/9/2021 TLC-Special Populations Capturing Kids' Hearts - Strategy instruction is the only instructional method that has been shown through research to enable and prepare students with disabilities and other “at-risk” students to meet the complex learning demands of secondary and post-secondary schools. In this workshop, participants will: Explore various strategies to support struggling students in the areas of reading, math, science, and social studies; Practice methods for teaching strategies to students, help students evaluate the effectiveness of the strategy, and help students generalize and transfer the use of the strategyPractice methods for teaching strategies to students, help students evaluate the effectiveness of the strategy, and help students generalize and transfer the use of the strategy; and Develop an implementation plan for embedding strategy instruction throughout the school year to prepare students for accessing rigor and achieving self-determination.