Yolanda Westerberg Foundations Workshop, Secondary-Grades 6-12

Aug 16 from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

(Professional Development)-Professional Development

Contact Ashley Harsin for registration: aharsin@imesd.k12.or.us

Foundations Writing Workshop: 

Implementing, Sustaining, and Celebrating Writing - School-wide Writing Reform with Yolanda Westerberg


Reform in writing will only go well if you decide to make it a priority.  Learn how to rally support, bring on stakeholders and get started!  Launch your writing class with determination, organization and enthusiasm!


Session topics will include:

Yearlong Planning-Start with the Calendar

Common Terminology across grade levels

Different Products, Different Structures

What is a Mini-Lesson and how do I teach one?

Making a Roadmap for Instruction

Creating a Community of writers

Getting started-the first ten days of school

Writing is a skill-teaching stamina, originality and enthusiasm

Writing Process made easier

Writing about Reading and Taking Neat Notes

Foundation strategies that can be used across all content areas!

Flyer with Registration Link: YolandaWesterberg Secondary, Grades 6-12 Foundations Workshop

Yolanda Westerberg Admin./Leadership/Coaches Workshop

Aug 17 from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

(Professional Development)-Professional Development

Contact Ashley Harsin for details: aharsin@imesd.k12.or.us

Administration/Leadership/CoachesLiteracy Workshop

 with Yolanda Westerberg

August 17th, 2021, 8:00am-12:00pm

Location: TBD (willbe in Pendleton, info will be sent out before workshop)

Implementing, Sustaining and CelebratingWriting

Putting Together The Essential Componentsof Literacy

Session topics will include:

  • Implementing and sustaining change in a building and district
  • How to support the implementation of a school wide literacy program
  • The importance of having a writing/literacy team at your school and teacher leaders
  • Providing time and space to support teachers and implementation with continued literacy support
  • Yearlong planning and scope and sequence