Kelly Gallagher (VIRTUAL)X

Literacy Best Practice for Middle and High School

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Agency: CESA 3
Agency Contact: Brad Van Epps
Agency Assistant: Kate Hennessy 608-822-2149
Location Facility Date Time Notes
CESA 3 Conference Room C/D 6/18/2020 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
1300 Industrial Drive
Fennimore, WI 53809
Conference Room C/D 6/19/2020 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM


Kelly Gallagher, California educator and author of several ELA educational titles, including Readicide, Write Like This, In the Best Interest of Students, and 180 Days (co-authored with Penny Kittle) visits CESA 3 for a two-day workshop to help ELA educators do what's best for their students.  June 18-19, 2020.

The cost of the two-day workshop is $500.  Districts sending three or more teachers will pay $450 per individual.

Kelly Gallagher teaches English Language Arts at Magnolia High School in Anaheim, California, where he has worked for nearly 35 years. He is the former co-director of the South Basin Writing Project at California State University, Long Beach, and the former president of the Secondary Reading Group for the International Literacy Association. Follow Kelly on Twitter @KellyGToGo, and visit him at


Day 1 Focus on Writing (VIRTUAL TRAINING)

8:00-9:30                Session 1: It Begins with Volume: Engaging Young Writers 


9:30-10:00              Break


10:00-11:30            Session 2: Practices That Elevate Student Writing


11:30-12:30            Lunch


12:30-2:00              Session 3: Assessing and Grading Practices that Encourage Growth in Young Writers


Day 2 Focus on Reading (VIRTUAL TRAINING)


8:00-9:30                Session 1: It Begins with Volume: Engaging Young Readers 


9:30-10:00                         Break


10:00-11:30            Session 2: Practices That Deepen Student Reading


11:30-12:30            Lunch


12:30-2:00              Session 3: The Power of Book Clubs/Creating a Balanced Reading Diet



Participant Cancellation Policy: You must contact CESA #3 to cancel prior to the scheduled event. CESA #3 will only provide full refund of registration fees depending on individual circumstances. Refunds depend upon the ability of CESA #3 to cancel any financial obligations created by the registration such as meals, materials, etc. CESA #3 reserves the right to cancel any workshop due to insufficient enrollment. Participants will be notified by e-mail or phone if a workshop is cancelled. If a participant is a 'no show' the school will be billed for the registration fee, or loss of the 'free' attendance slot. Weather Conditions: If a workshop has been cancelled due to weather conditions, every effort will be made to reschedule the workshop. If weather conditions are questionable, please check the CESA 3 webpage or listen to your local radio station for event cancellations or delays. Accommodations: If you need an accommodation to participate including interpreter services (sign language or other spoken language) please email the workshop contact to set up these services. A two-week notice is appreciated. CESA #3 is handicapped accessible.