April 30-May 3, 2018
Spring Hill Suites Marriott
1190 Auraria Parkway
Denver, CO 80204
Assistant Principals & Principals
Early Bird Rate: $1,695
(through Feb 28, 2017)
General Registration: $1,720
Price includes two days
of lab classroom observation
Earn continuing Education Credit from
Colorado Department of Education
for completing the institute
Ellin Oliver Keene is author of Talk About Understanding: Rethinking Classroom Talk to Enhance Comprehension, To Understand: New Horizons in Reading Comprehension, co-author of Comprehension Going Forward, Mosaic of Thought: The Power of Comprehension Strategy Instruction, 2nd edition, and of Assessing Comprehension Thinking Strategies.
Cris Tovani, author of I Read It but I Don’t Get It, and Do I Really Have To Teach Reading? taught elementary school for ten years before becoming a high school reading specialist and English teacher. A nationally known consultant, she chooses to continue teaching high school students full-time.
Investigate researched-based thinking strategies that proficient thinkers use to analyze information so they can develop a deeper understanding of content
Learn how to gradually release responsibility of learning to students, and support them as independent thinkers and learners
Experience the workshop model, and learn to integrate inquiry-based instruction to gain deeper student understanding of complex texts
Create a classroom community of learners who engage in lively discussions
Utilize formative assessment strategies to gauge student understanding and adjust instruction.
Jones supports teachers nationally, in the area of instructional practices that support literacy and understanding across grade levels and content areas. She co-facilitates the Thinking Strategies Institute, the Foundations of Literacy Institute, the Investigating Thinking Strategies Institute, and the Social Studies Institute.
Associate Director of Education
Sorensen joined PEBC in 2010 and consults nationally, facilitates the Thinking Strategies Institute and Cognitive Coaching. Dana also oversees the Investigating Thinking Strategies Institute.
A PEBC Professional Book
of your choice
Two lab classroom days
Including transportation to
and from the schools
Breakfast and Lunch each day
Certificate of attendance for CDE credit
Registration fees for professional development events cancelled or rescheduled by PEBC, for reasons other than weather or acts of God, are fully refundable. Seat(s) cancelled by registrant with less than 60 days notice from the start date of the professional development event are not refundable. Registrant is responsible for 50% of the registration fee for any seat(s) cancelled with more than 60 days notice from the start date of the professional development event. Unused seat(s) (no-shows) will be considered a cancellation by the registrant and are non-refundable. Registrant is responsible for all costs incurred due to cancellation, regardless of cancellation reason.
PEBC has revised our most popular institutes so you can experience the same quality professional development at your own school.