Educator Workshops

Where we Train. Empower. Teach. 

 

Are you interested in learning more about how to teach children with learning differences? Educator Workshop opportunities are for educators who work directly with children (teachers, administrators, youth workers, counselors, youth advocates, practitioners). Our workshops are designed to equip educators with research-proven practices to best assist children with learning differences.

What are learning differences?

What strategies can I use to teach my student who has a learning difference?

How is a learning difference identified in a student?

What steps can I take to identify if my student has a learning difference?

Register for a Workshop

  • Wednesday, Oct. 19

    6:30pm - 8:00pm

    Learning Differences and Reading: What Science Tells Us About Causes and Best Practices

    Presenter: Phil Howell

    Much progress has been made in recent years in understanding how we learn to read … and why that learning is easy for some while difficult for others. This session will introduce the knowledge base behind our understanding of dyslexia and a research-informed approach to reading instruction.

  • Monday, Nov. 7

    6:30pm - 8:00pm

    Learning Differences and Mathematics: Removing the Roadblocks to Learning

    Presenter: Phil Howell

    Learning differences – even those not directly related to mathematics – can impede mathematics learning and can prevent teachers from accurately assessing a student’s true level of mathematics knowledge. This session will explore the different sources of difficulties seen in a mathematics and will discuss techniques for removing these obstacles.

  • Wednesday, Jan. 11

    6:30pm - 8:00pm

    Beyond Academics: Raising Kids to Have 21st Century Executive Functioning Skills

    Presenters:

    • Dr. Maggie Wright, Psy.D. Licensed Psychologist, Founder Wright Psychology & Counseling
    • Meghan Ainsworth, M.Ed., Licensed Psychological Associate at Wright Psychology & Counseling
    • Amanda Brown, M.Ed., Licensed Psychological Associate at Wright Psychology & Counseling

    This presentation will provide a brief description of the most important executive functioning skills required for success, not only in school, but throughout the lifespan. Tools and techniques to help develop these skills for parents and teachers will be shared, with special attention given to teaching kids with a neurodivergent profile (i.e. ADHD, Learning Differences, Autism Spectrum).

Kemper Academy for Teaching and Learning offers in-person and virtual workshops which focus on best practices for students with specific learning differences in grades K-8.

Workshops are open to the public.

Light refreshments are provided.

All events are hybrid and will held at
The de Paul School
(1925 Duker Ave., Louisville, KY 40205).
A Zoom link will be sent the day of the event.

Contact Us

To learn more about Kemper Academy for Teaching and Learning at The de Paul School, please contact us at 502-459-6131 or via email kemper.academy@depaulschool.org.

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Donations to Kemper Academy help cover financial expenses for de Paul and Kemper Academy faculty to attend ongoing
Professional Development training in the form of presentations, seminars, and conferences. 

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Kemper Academy for Teaching and Learning is grateful for the generous support from:

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Cralle Foundation

The Gheens Foundation

Fred B. & Opal S. Woosley Foundation