Grade Level(s):    Preschool – Post High School students with significant cognitive disabilities


This series consists of 4 after-school sessions for teachers who have attended a week-long literacy academy.  The purpose of the series is to support teachers in implementing strategies, interventions and assessments that will advance literacy in their classrooms.  Participants will have the opportunity to connect by webinar with Dr. Karen Erickson each session to discuss their progress and address concerns they may be having.  The Four Blocks framework will be the foundation of the series.  Teachers will be networking and problem-solving with their peers. Content is appropriate for teachers of students with IEPs taking MI Alternate Assessment.

SCECHs: Pending

Intended Audience:  Special Education Teachers, Speech-Language Pathologists and Teacher Consultants who have participated in a past literacy academy. For more information, contact Diane Fekete.


November 14, 2017

January 23, 2018

March 20, 2018

April 24, 2018

Time:  4:00 – 7:00 PM

Location:  Oakland Schools

Contact Person: Kimberly Cannon,