Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency

PRESS training planned in Storm Lake

LITERACY: Solutions to Closing the Gap: Path to Reading Excellence in School Sites (PRESS) training is planned Feb. 15-16, 2018 at Buena Vista University, Siebens Forum, in Storm Lake.

PRESS Classwide Intervention - 12:30-4 p.m. Feb. 15, 2018 
Register at RE039199611801   
$35+ materials if needed*

For classroom teachers, literacy coaches, and others providing whole class instruction.

Learn an efficient process for data teams to analyze screening data and plan supplemental tier 1 supports for whole-class implementation. We introduce a process for examining student data and using a protocol to guide instructional decisions. Specifically, we demonstrate a classwide intervention framework for classrooms where over half of students have been identified as below grade-level on a universal screening measure. This process helps strengthen core instruction and, within a short time frame of ten days, the number of students requiring intervention can be significantly reduced.

PRESS Tier 2 Interventions & Introduction to Progress Monitoring - 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 16, 2018 
Register at RE038499611801
$60 + materials if needed*

For classroom teachers, interventionists, literacy coaches, and others providing small group interventions.

Determine targeted, small group interventions using the PRESS data-driven decision making process. Learn how to identify students’ intervention needs using the PRESS diagnostic tools and then select and implement specific, skill-based interventions from the PRESS Intervention Manual. Consider the components of effective interventions & implementation fidelity. An introduction to continuous progress monitoring is provided with an emphasis on decision making using ongoing, reliable data collection.

Required Materials 

  • PRESS Intervention Manual - $75
  • PRESS Community Website (1 year subscription) includes Assessment Manual - $75
  • Each participant needs an Intervention Manual and Website Subscription to attend one of the trainings above. The manual and the website are the same for both trainings.  You do not need to order materials for both trainings, just through one of the training registration links above.

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