Summer Institute: Seize the Moment

Develop a stronger sense of yourself as Teachers of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) and begin to reflect upon your personal teaching practices to guide you in creating highly effective instruction.

Key Program Information
Categories Continuing Education Education Degrees, Certificates, and Courses for Contemporary Learners
Program Type Credit
Delivery Format Face-to-Face
Series WESP-DHH Credit Option Courses
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Who Should Attend

Teachers of the deaf or hard of hearing, Educational Interpreters, Educational Audiologists, Speech Language Therapists, School Psychologists, Special Education Teachers and Early Childhood Teachers.

Program Description

ES 495/695.603 Directed Studies

In this highly engaging workshop, you will develop a stronger sense of yourself as Teachers of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) and begin to reflect upon your personal teaching practices to guide you in creating highly effective instruction. You will work together to create progress monitoring tools, IEP goals, practice delivery of IEP information in a parent friendly way, and develop a wide variety of activities to be used in everyday instruction. Be prepared to engage in a variety of activities in order to build a strong community of learners and please bring and be ready to share progress monitoring tools, assessments, IEP goals and activities. Personal technology is necessary for participation in this workshop.

If you are interested in other WESP-DHH programs, find details here.

Instructors

Karen Knopf, MA Ed is a Teacher of the Deaf at Lowell Elementary in the School District of Waukesha. Her teaching experience includes working with Deaf and Hard of Hearing students ranging in age from early childhood to sixth grade in both auditory-oral and total communication classrooms for the past 16 years. After completing the Educational Consultant Training Program, through Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Karen became the Educational Consultant for the Koss Cochlear Implant Team at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin. Karen has presented at numerous professional conferences.