SUPER INSTITUTE
Building Futures, Changing Outcomes
July 15-18, 2019
Las Vegas, Nevada
Hosted by Dynamic Measurement Group

Join Dynamic Measurement Group this summer in Las Vegas, Nevada, for our annual Acadience Super Institute. DMG is excited to be celebrating the new name for the DIBELS Next® assessment: Acadience Reading K–6.

The Super Institute is a one-of-a-kind event that features many different paths for educators and administrators to learn and grow. Learn from Dr. Ruth Kaminski and Dr. Roland Good, along with other leading educational researchers.

The 2019 Super Institute will feature a morning keynote and full-day workshop from renowned literacy expert Dr. Susan Hall. Mix and match sessions for a unique, individual experience!

Acadience Super Institute

Building Futures, Changing Outcomes

Join Dynamic Measurement Group this summer in Las Vegas, Nevada, for our annual Acadience Super Institute. DMG is excited to be celebrating the new name for the DIBELS Next® assessment: Acadience Reading K–6.

The Super Institute is a one-of-a-kind event that features many different paths for educators and administrators to learn and grow. Learn from Dr. Ruth Kaminski and Dr. Roland Good, along with other leading educational researchers.

The 2019 Super Institute will feature a morning keynote and full-day workshop from renowned literacy expert Dr. Susan Hall. Mix and match sessions for a unique, individual experience!

Hosted by Dynamic Measurement Group

Event Date

July 15-18, 2019

Event Location

Luxor Las Vegas

3900 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89119
USA
1-877-386-4658



* Acadience™ is a trademark of Dynamic Measurement Group, Inc. (DMG). The DIBELS Next® copyrighted content is owned by DMG. The DIBELS® and DIBELS Next® registered trademarks were sold by DMG to the University of Oregon (UO) and are now owned by the UO.

Agenda


  Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4
  Monday
July 15, 2019
Tuesday
July 16, 2019
Wednesday
July 17, 2019
Thursday
July 18, 2019
8:00 - 8:45
Keynotes
For all attendees registered
on that day
The Future of Acadience Reading
by Dr. Roland Good
and Dr. Ruth Kaminski
The Science of Reading: Why All the Fuss?
by Dr. Susan Hall
 
Keynote
by Dr. Ruth Kaminski
 
Keynote
by Dr. Roland Good
9:00 - 4:00
Workshops
Choose one workshop per day
Acadience Reading K–6 Essential Day 1 Acadience Reading K–6 Essential Day 2 Acadience Reading K–6 Data Interpretation Acadience Reading K–6 Mentoring
  10 Success Factors for Literacy Intervention Acadience Reading Diagnostic PA & WRD and Acadience Reading Survey Acadience Reading Diagnostic CFOL Linking Acadience
Reading 7–9 to Instruction
  Acadience Reading Pre-K (PELI®) Essential Acadience Reading Pre-K (PELI®) Data Interpretation and Mentoring   Pathways of Progress
    Acadience Math Essential Acadience Math Data Interpretation and Mentoring Using Acadience Math Data to Inform Instruction
4:15 - 5:00
Evening Sessions
Complimentary for
all attendees
Acadience Data
Management Overview
Mentor Status
Renewal
Acadience Data
Management Overview
 


The assessments you know and trust are now Acadience

Our entire suite of powerful, research-based assessments for reading and math will continue to enable educators to improve outcomes for students from preschool to high school.


ASSESSMENTPREVIOUSLY KNOWN AS
Acadience Reading K-6DIBELS Next®*
Acadience Reading 7-9CARI
Acadience Reading DiagnosticDIBELS®* Deep
Acadience Reading SurveyDIBELS Next®* Survey
Acadience MathDIBELS®* Math
Acadience Reading Pre-K — PELI®


* Acadience™, PELI®, and CARI™ are trademarks of Dynamic Measurement Group, Inc. (DMG). The DIBELS Next® copyrighted content is owned by DMG. The DIBELS® and DIBELS Next® registered trademarks were sold by DMG to the University of Oregon (UO) and are now owned by the UO.


Interested in Becoming a Mentor?

Mentors receive up-to-date training on administration, scoring, and data interpretation and can use official DMG training materials to train others. Mentors have access to the latest information and exclusive resources to support their schools to use the DMG assessments effectively to improve student achievement.


Become an Acadience Reading Mentor

Mentors receive up-to-date training on administration, scoring, and data interpretation and can use official presentation materials created by Dynamic Measurement Group for training others. Mentors have access to the latest information and exclusive resources to support their schools in using Acadience Reading effectively as a tool to improve student achievement. Mentors can train others on the Acadience Reading K–6 Essential and Data Interpretation Workshops. They may also earn endorsements on Acadience Reading Pre-K (PELI®), Acadience Math, Pathways of Progress, Acadience Reading Survey, Acadience Reading Diagnostic PA & WRD, and Acadience Reading Diagnostic CFOL.

Workshops needed to become an Acadience Reading Mentor:

  • Reading K–6 Essential
  • Reading K–6 Data Interpretation
  • Reading K–6 Mentoring

Become an Acadience Math Mentor

Acadience Math Mentors receive official presentation materials for the Math Essential Workshop and Math Data Interpretation Workshop, which they can use to train others. They will also be able to observe and provide feedback to Acadience Math assessors and interpret and assist others in using classroom, school, and district-level Math data.

Workshops needed to become an Acadience Math Mentor:

  • Math Essential
  • Math Data Interpretation and Mentoring

Acadience Reading Mentors who attend the Math Essential Workshop will earn the Acadience Math endorsement and will be given access to materials for training others.


Become a PELI® Mentor

PELI® Mentors receive official presentation materials for the Essential Workshop, which they can use to train others. They will also be able to observe and provide feedback to assessors and interpret and assist others in using data.

Workshops needed to become a PELI® Mentor:

  • Acadience Reading Pre-K (PELI®) Essential
  • Acadience Reading Pre-K (PELI®) Data Interpretation and Mentoring

Acadience Reading K-6 Mentors must attend both the PELI® and PELI® Data Interpretation/Mentoring workshops to earn a PELI® endorsement and gain access to materials for training others.


Speakers

  • Ruth A. Kaminski, Ph.D.

    Ruth A. Kaminski, Ph.D.

    Ruth A. Kaminski, Ph.D., is the CEO/COO and Director of Research and Development for Dynamic Measurement Group and co-author of Acadience™ Reading (also published under the name DIBELS Next®) as well as earlier versions of the DIBELS® assessment. Dr. Kaminski’s academic background includes degrees in Speech Pathology, Early Intervention, and School Psychology. She has conducted research on assessment and preventative interventions for preschool and early elementary age children for the past 25 years. Dr. Kaminski has extensive experience providing consultation to Head Start agencies and public schools throughout the United States and abroad. In addition, she has over 10 years’ experience as a classroom teacher and speech/language clinician with preschool age children. In 2007, Dr. Kaminski was selected as the recipient of Pennsylvania State University’s Excellence in Education Award, the highest honor bestowed on an alumnus of the College of Education.

  • Roland H. Good, Ph.D.

    Roland H. Good, III, Ph.D.

    Roland H. Good, III, Ph.D., is President, Director of Research Analysis, and Associate Director of Research and Development for Dynamic Measurement Group and co-author of Acadience™ Reading (also published under the name DIBELS Next®) as well as earlier versions of the DIBELS® assessment. Dr. Good completed his undergraduate degree in Elementary and Special Education, and he has two years’ experience as a teacher in elementary general education and special education classrooms. He earned his doctorate from Pennsylvania State University in School Psychology and served two years as a school psychologist. For the past 25 years, Dr. Good has led the program of research and development culminating in the Acadience Reading measures. Dr. Good has provided professional development regarding the use of these measures to educators and administrators throughout the United States. He has also served on the editorial boards for School Psychology Review, School Psychology Quarterly, and the Journal of Special Education and has presented more than 100 papers at national conferences. In 2005, Penn State awarded Dr. Good its Excellence in Education Award in recognition of his contributions to the field of education.

  • Susan L. Hall, Ed.D.

    Susan L. Hall, Ed.D.

    Susan L. Hall, Ed.D., the founder of 95 Percent Group Inc., is a nationally recognized leader in RTI, data analysis, and 95 Percent reading instruction. Dr. Hall has more than 15 years of experience as a consultant to districts and schools in the field of reading intervention. She is a sought-after speaker at reading conferences nationwide and has authored seven books, including the bestselling I’ve DIBEL’ed, Now What? and Implementing Response to Intervention. Dr. Hall was named by the US Department of Education as a member of the Reading First Review Panel. She is a leading expert on the use of DIBELS® and LETRS® and has developed proprietary tools that teachers use to help interpret student data. Dr. Hall is a member of the Dean’s Leadership Council at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and the advisory board of the Neuhaus Education Center in Houston, and she is a former national board member of the International Dyslexia Association. Susan graduated cum laude from Lawrence University in Wisconsin, earned a Master’s in Business Administration at Harvard University, and a doctorate in education from National Louis University.

  • Judie Caroleo

    Judie Caroleo

    Judie Caroleo is 95 Percent Group’s Director of Consulting Operations. Before joining 95 Percent Group, Judie was Director of Instruction at the Reading ASSIST® Institute and has more than 20 years of experience in classroom instruction, program development, implementation, assessment, and professional development. Judie is a certified trainer for LETRS® and Next STEPS in Literacy Instruction. Prior to her current position, she played a key role in implementing research based instruction in elementary classrooms in New Jersey, where she served as a Classroom Interventionist from 1992 to 2003. Judie supported the implementation of multiple RTI initiatives in Delaware, New Jersey, Maryland, and Pennsylvania.

  • Amy Pratt, M.A.

    Amy Pratt, M.A.

    Amy Pratt currently works as a Mathematics Consultant and Instructional Coach for the Kalamazoo RESA Instructional Center, in Kalamazoo, MI. She received her educational training at Western Michigan University with a B.A. in Elementary Education (2001), and a M.A. in Teaching and Learning (2004). Prior to working at Kalamazoo RESA, Amy worked for 14 years as a mathematics teacher, mathematics interventionist, and instructional specialist for mathematics. Through these roles Amy supported the strengthening of Professional Learning Communities, MTSS, data-based decision making, and classroom instructional practices for mathematics. Currently, Amy supports educators and administrators in the implementation of research-based strategies to improve student outcomes in mathematics through professional development and instructional coaching.

  • Stephanie A. Stollar, Ph.D.

    Stephanie A. Stollar, Ph.D.

    Stephanie A. Stollar, Ph.D., is the Director of Professional Development and a Research Scientist at Dynamic Measurement Group. Dr. Stollar is a nationally certified school psychologist and a 1996 graduate of the doctoral program in school psychology at the University of Cincinnati. She has worked as a school psychologist and as an assistant professor in the school psychology program at the University of South Florida. Additionally, she provides professional development and consultation to school districts on the use of direct assessment measures, including Acadience™ Reading (also published under the name DIBELS Next®), to improve outcomes for all students.

  • Kelly A. Powell-Smith, Ph.D.

    Kelly A. Powell-Smith, Ph.D., NCSP

    Kelly A. Powell-Smith, Ph.D., NCSP, is Vice President and Associate Director of Research & Development at Dynamic Measurement Group, where she conducts research on assessment and intervention related to early childhood language and literacy development. Dr. Powell-Smith, a nationally certified school psychologist, obtained her doctorate in school psychology from the University of Oregon. She is a former Associate Professor of School Psychology at the University of South Florida. She was a faculty associate of the Florida Center for Reading Research (FCRR) and a consultant with the Eastern Regional Reading First Technical Assistance Center (ERRFTAC). She has provided training in formative assessment and academic interventions in 22 states and Canada. Dr. Powell-Smith has conducted research related to children with various learning and behavioral difficulties, has served on the editorial boards for School Psychology Review, Psychology in the Schools, School Psychology Forum, Journal of Evidence Based Practices for Schools, and Proven Practice in the Prevention and Remediation of School Problems, and has conducted over 230 national, state, and regional workshops and presentations.

  • Alisa Dorman, M.Ed.

    Alisa Dorman, M.Ed.

    Alisa Dorman, M.Ed., serves as Vice President for Strategic Partnerships at Dynamic Measurement Group (DMG). Her experience as an educator ranges from teaching in elementary and intermediate schools to directing and managing state and federal programs for both the Colorado and Oklahoma State Departments of Education. She is also the former Vice President of Research and Product Effectiveness at Voyager Sopris Learning, a publishing partner of DMG. Ms. Dorman holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education with a emphasis in Early Childhood and Master’s in Education degrees in Reading and School Counseling. For more than 20 years, she has been providing professional development to educators on evidence-based instructional strategies and assessment.

Sessions

Acadience Reading K-6 Essential

Monday, July 15, 2019 and Tuesday, July 16, 2019

9:00am - 4:00pm

This two-day workshop will support users who are new to Acadience Reading K-6 (also published as DIBELS Next), as well as experienced users who plan to become Mentors. It covers the foundations and research behind Acadience Reading, comprehensive and detailed training on how to administer and score all the measures, logistics of administering the assessments, and the use of Acadience Reading in an Outcomes-Driven Model. This workshop is appropriate for paper-pencil and mobile device users.

Attendees who take both the Acadience Reading Essential and Data Interpretation Workshops may register for the Acadience Reading Mentoring Workshop to become Acadience Reading Mentors.

Acadience Reading K-6 Data Interpretation Workshop

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

9:00am - 4:00pm

The one-day Acadience Reading K-6 Data Interpretation workshop offers advanced training in the use of data in an Outcomes-Driven Model, perfect for schools implementing Response to Intervention. The workshop illustrates the use of Acadience Reading K-6 data at both the student level and the systems level. Learn how to use data to match students to resources, group students for instruction, select materials for progress monitoring, and evaluate the effectiveness of instruction. Participants have the option to use their own data during activities for a truly customized experience. This workshop is applicable for educators who are administering with paper and pencil or using mobile devices.

Attendees who take both the Acadience Reading K-6 Essential and Data Interpretation workshops may register for the Acadience Reading Mentoring workshop to become Acadience Reading Mentors.

Acadience Reading K-6 Mentoring Workshop

Thursday, July 18, 2019

9:00am - 4:00pm

The one-day Acadience Reading K-6 Mentoring workshop is designed for those who have already completed the Acadience Reading K-6 Essential and Data Interpretation training and wish to extend their knowledge so they may provide leadership and training to others. After completing this workshop, participants will be able to provide training in administration and scoring, including foundations of Acadience Reading and assessment logistics. Participants will receive official presentation materials for the Essential and Data Interpretation workshops to train others. They will also be able to observe and provide feedback to assessors and interpret and assist others in using classroom, school, and district-level data.

In order to register for this workshop, participants must have also completed or be registered for the Acadience Reading K-6 Essential and the Acadience Reading K-6 Data Interpretation workshops.

10 Success Factors for Literacy Intervention

Presented by Dr. Susan Hall of 95 Percent Group

Monday, July 15, 2019

9:00am - 4:00pm

Regardless of how long you’ve been implementing RTI/MTSS, many K-8 schools are not getting the full benefit from their efforts and therefore they aren’t experiencing the high acceleration of student reading scores that is possible. This happens when schools leave out one or more of the critical components that lead to success. Dr. Hall will discuss the 10 most important factors present in schools that are getting results from their literacy MTSS.

Acadience Reading Pre-K (PELI®) Essential Workshop

Monday, July 15, 2019

9:00am - 4:00pm

The Preschool Early Literacy Indicators (PELI®) is a storybook-embedded assessment of essential pre-literacy and oral language skills needed for kindergarten. The assessment is designed to identify children who are experiencing difficulties acquiring these skills with intent to provide the instructional support needed to improve future reading outcomes. The PELI® can be used with preschool and pre-kindergarten students (ages 3-5). The PELI® measures alphabet knowledge, vocabulary and oral language, phonemic awareness, and listening comprehension.

This one-day workshop is targeted to early childhood educators. It will cover the foundations and research behind early childhood literacy and oral language development, and how to administer and score all subtests of the PELI®.

For more information about PELI®, visit https://acadiencelearning.org/peli.html.

Attendees who take the PELI® Essential workshop may register for the Data Interpretation/Mentoring workshop to become PELI® Mentors. Acadience Reading Mentors who complete both workshops will be given a PELI® endorsement.

Acadience Reading Pre-K (PELI®) Data Interpretation and Mentoring Workshop

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

9:00am - 4:00pm

This one-day PELI® Data Interpretation and Mentoring workshop offers advanced training in the use of the data to make educational decisions for preschool children within an Outcomes-Driven Model. This workshop is designed for those who have already completed the PELI® Essential Workshop. The Data Interpretation and Mentoring Workshop will provide training in using data to (a) identify children who need additional instructional support to attain early literacy outcomes, (b) plan instructional support, (c) monitor progress in early literacy skills of all children, and (d) evaluate outcomes. In addition, the workshop will cover techniques and strategies for training others to administer and score the assessment.

In order to register for this workshop, participants must have completed the PELI® Essential Workshop.

Attendees who complete both the PELI® Essential workshop and the PELI® Data Interpretation/Mentoring workshop will become PELI® Mentors, and Acadience Reading Mentors who complete both workshops will be given the PELI® endorsement. Access to DMG’s official PELI® Essential training materials will be available for Mentors to use to train others.

Acadience Reading Diagnostic: Phonemic Awareness & Word Reading and Decoding (PA & WRD) and Acadience Reading Survey Workshop

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

9:00am - 4:00pm

This one-day workshop provides training on Acadience Reading Diagnostic PA & WRD (published as DIBELS Deep: PA & WRD) and Acadience Reading Survey (published as DIBELS Next Survey). The workshop provides an in-depth discussion of the process of conducting diagnostic assessment and testing back to find a student’s instructional level. Acadience Reading Diagnostic PA & WRD provides additional in-depth information to help improve instruction for students who have not yet reached their grade-level benchmark goals or who have met some benchmark goals, but are inaccurate in their skills. It may also be used any time an educator would like to have additional assessment information on a student who is not making sufficient progress and more information is needed for instructional planning. Survey is used to identify the appropriate progress monitoring and instructional levels for a student who is reading below grade level. Survey provides a separate set of Acadience Reading test forms for grades K-6, designed for testing students in successively lower levels of materials until their instructional and progress monitoring levels are found. Practice activities and case examples explore the connections between these assessments to provide a complete picture of student skills from benchmark screening to diagnostic testing, instruction, and ultimately to evaluation of that instruction with progress monitoring.

Acadience Reading Mentors attending this workshop will receive the Acadience Reading Diagnostic PA & WRD and Acadience Reading Survey endorsements and will be given access to materials to train others.

Acadience Math Essential Workshop

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

9:00am - 4:00pm

Acadience Math is an assessment used to measure the acquisition of mathematics skills from kindergarten through sixth grade. Acadience Math is comprised of measures of early numeracy, computation, and concepts and applications that function as indicators of the essential skills that every child must master in order to become proficient in mathematics. The measures can be used to quickly and efficiently monitor the development of mathematics skills.

This one-day workshop will introduce users to Acadience Math for grades K-6. It will cover the foundations and research behind the assessment, how to administer and score each of the measures, logistics of assessment, and the use of Acadience Math in an outcomes-driven model.

For more information about Acadience Math, visit https://acadiencelearning.org/acadiencemath.html.

Attendees who are current Acadience Reading Mentors will receive the Acadience Math endorsement and will be given access to official materials to train others.

Attendees who are not current Acadience Reading Mentors can complete both the Acadience Math Essential and the Acadience Math Data Interpretation/Mentoring workshops to become Acadience Math Mentors. Mentors will receive access to the official Acadience Math Essential training materials, which they can use to train others.

Acadience Math Data Interpretation and Mentoring Workshop

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

9:00am - 4:00pm

This one-day Acadience Math Data Interpretation and Mentoring workshop offers advanced training in the use of Acadience Math data in an Outcomes-Driven Model, perfect for schools implementing a Response to Intervention approach. This workshop illustrates the use of Acadience Math data at both the student level and the systems level. Topics include using data to match students to resources, grouping students for instruction, selecting materials for progress monitoring, and evaluating the effectiveness of instruction. Participants have the option to use their own data during activities for a truly customized experience. The Acadience Math Mentoring workshop is designed for those who wish to provide leadership and training to others. Participants will become Acadience Math Mentors and receive official presentation materials for the Acadience Math Essential workshop and the Acadience Math Data Interpretation workshop, which they can use to train others. They will also be able to observe and provide feedback to assessors and interpret and assist others in using classroom, school, and district-level Acadience Math data.

In order to register for this workshop, participants must also have completed or be registered for the Acadience Math Essential workshop.

Attendees who complete both the Acadience Math Essential workshop and the Acadience Math Data Interpretation and Mentoring workshop will become Acadience Math Mentors. Mentors will receive access to the official Acadience Math Essential and Acadience Math Data Interpretation training materials, which they can use to train others.

Acadience Reading Diagnostic: Comprehension, Fluency, & Oral Language (CFOL)

Wednesday July 17, 2019

9:00am - 4:00pm

Acadience Reading Diagnostic CFOL is a diagnostic reading assessment that is aligned with Acadience Reading. CFOL provides additional in-depth information to help improve instruction for students who have not yet reached their grade-level benchmark goals or who have met some benchmark goals but are inaccurate in their skills. It may also be used any time an educator would like to have additional assessment information on a student who is not making sufficient progress and more information is needed for instructional planning. Acadience Reading Diagnostic CFOL assists educators in untangling the many possible reasons why a student may be struggling with comprehension. CFOL assesses the following areas: story coherence/text structure, listening and reading comprehension, vocabulary and oral language (e.g., formal definitions, morphological awareness, figurative language, syntax), and fluency with expository and narrative texts.

This one-day workshop will include in-depth information on how and when to administer CFOL. Case studies will provide real-world examples of how to use the assessment with students in need of instructional support in these skill domains. Participants will learn how to use CFOL to help provide a complete picture of student reading skills and the interconnected nature of fluency, comprehension, vocabulary, and oral language.

For more information about Acadience Reading CFOL, visit https://acadiencelearning.org/diagnostic.html.

Acadience Reading Mentors attending this workshop will receive the Acadience Reading Diagnostic CFOL endorsement and will be given access to materials to train others.

Pathways of Progress Workshop

Thursday, July 18, 2019

9:00am - 4:00pm

This workshop provides training on Pathways of Progress, a research-based tool available in Acadience Data Management. Pathways of Progress can be used for (a) establishing individual student progress monitoring goals; (b) evaluating individual student progress; and (c) evaluating the effectiveness of support at the classroom, school, or district level. Pathways of Progress provides an accurate evaluation of growth over time as typical, above typical, or below typical compared to other students with the same level of initial skills. In combination with the Acadience Reading benchmark goals, Pathways of Progress helps educators to set goals that are meaningful, ambitious, and attainable.

The workshop also includes guidance on using a reporting tool available with Pathways that provides summative reading growth data (i.e., Summative Growth Report). These data may be useful as one indicator of student reading growth within a comprehensive educator evaluation and accountability program.

For more information about Pathways of Progress, visit https://acadiencelearning.org/pathways_of_progress.html.

Acadience Reading Mentors attending this workshop will receive the Pathways of Progress endorsement and will be given access to materials to train others.

Linking Acadience Reading 7-9 to Instruction

Presented by Judie Caroleo of 95 Percent Group and Dr. Stephanie Stollar

Thursday, July 18, 2019

9:00am - 4:00pm

This workshop will offer information on assessing and intervening on content area reading skills in grades 7-9. Acadience Reading 7–9 is a formative assessment for students in grades 7–9 and includes three measures: (a) Maze, (b) Silent Reading (SR), and (c) Oral Reading (OR). Each measure is arranged in triads which include one science passage, one social studies passage, and one prose passage. This workshop will provide an overview of the research on improving adolescent literacy outcomes. Training will be provided on the Acadience Reading 7-9 measures for universal screening and progress monitoring. A multiple-gating approach to implementing MTSS will be shared. Participants also will receive information on intervention strategies to improve multi-syllable decoding, vocabulary, oral reading fluency, and reading comprehension.

For more information about Acadience Reading 7–9, visit https://acadiencelearning.org/acadiencereading79.html.

Using Acadience Math Data to Inform Instruction

Presented by Amy Pratt

Thursday, July 18, 2019

9:00 - 4:00 pm

This session is designed to strengthen educators’ knowledge around utilizing the data collected from the Acadience Math Assessments to inform classroom instruction for mathematics. Through this interactive session, participants will learn about research-based learning progressions and how to determine a student’s current level of numeracy understanding in order to design instructional sequences to meet the learner’s needs. Participants will leave equipped with a deeper understanding of how to use the data to design mathematics instruction for Tier 1, 2, and 3, as well as specific instructional activities and resources to engage students in their mathematical understanding. This session will be geared toward early numeracy concepts, as well as fluency with early computation and will therefore be best suited for participants interested in instruction and intervention for grades K-2. However, the learning progressions and instructional activities will also be appropriate for intensive students, or Tier 3 interventions, at the later grade levels.

Acadience Data Management Overview

Monday, July 15, and Wednesday, July 17, 2019

4:15pm - 5:00pm

This free informational session will focus on new reporting features in Acadience Data Management, the only data system developed directly by the authors of the Acadience family of assessments. Learn how to improve your students' reading outcomes through better use of data. Special emphasis will be on Pathways of Progress, a new utility for setting progress monitoring goals and evaluating student progress. Pathways of Progress increases your ability to set meaningful, ambitious, and attainable progress monitoring goals.

This session is free for all attendees of the 2019 Acadience Super Institute.

Mentor Status Renewal

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

4:15pm - 5:00pm

Acadience Reading Mentors who attend this one-hour session will be able to renew their status for another five years. This is a special evening session for current Acadience Reading Mentors who are also registered for at least one day of the 2019 Acadience Super Institute.

In order to register for this one-hour evening session, participants must be a current Acadience Reading Mentor. This session is free for all attendees of the 2019 Acadience Super Institute.



Graduate Credit

Participants can earn up to 2 graduate credit hours from Mount St Joseph University for attending the Super Institute.

Course Title

EDU 699 Reading Professional Development-Acadience Super Institute


Course Requirements

  • Attendance at two full days (1 credit) or four full days (2 credits) of workshop sessions listed below.
  • A brief (one page, double-spaced) typed reflection of each workshop day. Reflection must include (a) what was learned and (b) how you will use this information to improve your teaching practice.
  • Reflections must be emailed to Dr. Amy Murdoch by July 30th.

Cost

$150 per credit hour. Participants can register for 1 credit (for attending two full days) or 2 credits (for attending four full days). Checks should be made out to Mount St. Joseph University.


How

Contact Dr. Amy Murdoch for a registration form.


Important Information and Dates

  • Grade will be a Pass (attendance verified, reflection completed correctly) or Fail.
  • Workshop attendance records will be verified with Dynamic Measurement Group (DMG).
  • July 25, 2019 = registration must be received.
  • July 30, 2019 = due date for reflections. You must email this to Dr. Amy Murdoch by the due date.
  • August 14, 2019 = grade will be posted and a transcript can be requested.

Contact Information for Mount St. Joseph University



Pricing


Registration fees include breakfast, lunch, an afternoon snack, and all training materials. Early registration and multi-day discounts are available.


One-Day Registration

Regular Price Early Bird Price
$340 $295 — If registered by Friday, May 31, 2019

Two-Day Registration

Regular Price Early Bird Price
$625 $585 — If registered by Friday, May 31, 2019

Three-Day Registration

Regular Price Early Bird Price
$895 $830 — If registered by Friday, May 31, 2019

Four-Day Registration

Regular Price Early Bird Price
$1140 $995 — If registered by Friday, May 31, 2019

Registration fees include breakfast, lunch, an afternoon snack, and all training materials. Early registration and multi-day discounts are available.

One-Day Registration
Regular Price Early Bird Price
$340 $295 — If registered by Friday, May 31, 2019
Two-Day Registration
Regular Price Early Bird Price
$625 $585 — If registered by Friday, May 31, 2019
Three-Day Registration
Regular Price Early Bird Price
$895 $830 — If registered by Friday, May 31, 2019
Four-Day Registration
Regular Price Early Bird Price
$1140 $995 — If registered by Friday, May 31, 2019

Cancellation Policy

Attendee substitutions may be made at any time at no additional charge. If no substitution can be made and a cancellation is requested prior to July 8, 2019, a $35 processing fee will be charged. Cancellations received after July 8, 2019, will not be refunded.


What payment methods do you accept?

We accept payment via VISA, Mastercard, Discover, purchase orders, and checks.


How to Pay With a Purchase Order

Purchase orders should be submitted at the time you register for a workshop and must be received within 3 business days of your registration in order to confirm your space in the workshop.


Purchase orders can be submitted in one of the following ways:

  1. Via email:
    info@acadiencelearning.org
  2. Via fax:
    1-866-211-1450 (Toll-Free)
  3. Via mail:
    Dynamic Measurement Group
    859 Willamette Street Suite 320
    Eugene, OR 97401

Purchase orders can be submitted in one of the following ways:

  1. Via email: info@acadiencelearning.org
  2. Via fax: 1-866-211-1450 (Toll-Free)
  3. Via mail:
    Dynamic Measurement Group
    859 Willamette Street Suite 320
    Eugene, OR 97401

Issue your purchase order using the following vendor information:

  • Vendor
    Dynamic Measurement Group, Inc.
  • Address
    Dynamic Measurement Group
    859 Willamette Street Suite 320
    Eugene, OR 97401
  • Phone
    1-541-431-6931
  • Tax ID
    75-2979062



Location


Map of Luxor Las Vegas in Nevada
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Event Location
Luxor Las Vegas
3900 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89119
USA

Phone
1-877-386-4658

Host
Dynamic Measurement Group

Event Date
July 15-18, 2019

Hotel Information

Hotel Information


The 2019 Acadience Super Institute will take place at the Luxor Las Vegas, an Egypt-themed casino and resort. The Luxor is located near the Las Vegas strip, close to excellent shopping, entertainment, and restaurants. The Luxor is offering a special group rate for our event of $65 (plus tax) for single and double occupancy and a discounted resort fee of $23.

The event group rate is available until Friday, June 14, 2019 and is subject to availability. Rates are per room per night.

How to make reservations

Hotel Website

https://www.luxor.com/

Hotel Driving Directions

https://www.luxor.com/en/contact-us.html


How to make reservations

  • Reserve Online
    https://book.passkey.com/go/SDIB0719LX
  • Reserve via Phone
    Call 1-702-262-4000 and request a room for the 2019 Acadience Super Institute.

Address

Luxor Las Vegas
3900 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Las Vegas, NV 89119
USA

Phone

1-877-386-4658

Website

https://www.luxor.com/

Driving Directions

https://www.luxor.com/en/contact-us.html

Contact Us


Event Administrator


Crystal Fleming

Email

cfleming@acadiencelearning.org

Phone

1-888-943-1240 (Toll-Free)


Crystal Fleming

Email

cfleming@acadiencelearning.org

Phone

1-888-943-1240 (Toll-Free)


Dynamic Measurement Group


Toll-Free

1-888-943-1240 (Toll-Free)

Phone

1-541-431-6931

FAX

1-866-211-1450 (Toll-Free)

Email

info@acadiencelearning.org

Website

https://acadiencelearning.org

Mail

Dynamic Measurement Group
859 Willamette Street, Suite 320
Eugene, OR 97401

Toll-Free

1-888-943-1240 (Toll-Free)

Phone

1-541-431-6931

FAX

1-866-211-1450 (Toll-Free)

Email

info@acadiencelearning.org

Website

https://acadiencelearning.org

Mail

Dynamic Measurement Group
859 Willamette Street, Suite 320
Eugene, OR 97401




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