Summer Insitute 2011
June 7-10, 2011
Adams Alumni Center
University of Kansas - Lawrence
Tuesday, June 7
Title: What We Do Matters: Utilizing a Theme Based Curriculum, Differentiated Small Group Instruction and Family Literacy Centers to Improvie Emergent Literacy Skills
Speaker: Karen Stoiben, Ph.D., from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Karen Stoiber, Ph.D.
Sandra Hoffman and Dean Bradin, collaborating on small groups.
Shellie Bair and Allison Burk, shopping at KITS Bookstore
Sharla Hopper listening to presenter Karen Stoiber
Wednesday, June 8
Title: Literacy through Systemic, Explicit and Highly Meaningful Literacy Events
Speaker: Laura Justice, Ph.D., from Ohio State University
Laura Justice, Ph.D.
NaJoung listening to the challenges of literacy and languages learning.
Participants listing ways to provide additional tiers of instructional support for children who do not respond to the core curriculum
Kari Cooper, Angela Pepiatt and Sarah Walters stretching their legs duringLaura Justice's presentation
Thursday, June 9, Morning Session
Title: Supporting the Social and Emotional Development of Infants, Toddlers and Preschool Children through a Tiered Model of Prevention and Intervention
Speakers: Judy Carta, Ph.D., Kathleen Bagette, Ph.D., and Kathryn Bigelow, Ph.D., University of Kansas, and Linda Broyles
(left to right) Judy Carta, Ph.D., Kathleen Bagette, Ph.D., Linda Broyles and Kathryn Bigelow, Ph.D.
Participants stretching their legs during presentation
Jennifer Francois and Roxie Sneath
Participant is bantering with presenters
Thursday, June 9, Afternoon Session
Title: Creating Classrooms that Work for Every Child: Implementing the Pyramid Model in Inclusive Settings
Speaker: Susan Jack
Susan Jack presenting
Participant is reading a case study during Susan Jack's presentation
Participants listening to Susan Jack's presentation
Participant interacting with Susan Jack about the Pyramid Model in Inclusive Settings
Friday, June 10
Title: Primer for Early Childhood Professionals on the Kansas Multi-Tier System of Supports
Speakers: Misty Goosen, Ed.S. and Jason Jones, M.Ed.
Misty Goosen on the left and Jason Jones presenting
Dana Pfanenstiel (right) and Sophie Thayer, Ph.D. Dr. Thayer is retiring from Emporia State University. Dana was a student of Dr. Thayer.
Participants preparing to complete paperwork
Participants listening to presentation
Two Participants talking about the KITS Summer Institute experience.