New Jersey Association of Learning Consultants

Event : Science of Reading Series - Session 2
Category: NJALC
Date: 5/12/2022
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Zoom
NJALC Professional Development Committee


Danielle Frith and Eli Freund, Psy. D.
Dates: Thursday, April 14, 2022
Thursday, May 12, 2022
Thursday, June 16, 2022  
Time: 7:00 -  8:00 p.m.
(1 hour PD each session) 
Presented via Zoom

April 14   Part 1 - Introduction to the Science of Reading 
Description: Using the simple view of reading (SVR) and Scarborough’s reading rope as a foundation,this presentation will provide an introduction to the science of reading. Participants will develop their understanding of the science of reading and be able to readily apply and share with administrators, classroom teachers, and parents in their role of LDT-C or school psychologist. Resources will be provided. 
May 12   Part 2 - Using the Reading Rope to Inform IEP PLAAFP and Goals/Objectives 
Description: Using Scarborough’s reading rope as a foundation, this presentation will explain the reading strands and how they can be utilized in developing comprehensive PLAAFP statements and incorporating the science of reading into IEP goals/objectives for their students. 
June 16   Part 3 - Incorporating the Science of Reading into Our Consultation 
Description:  LDT-Cs and School Psychologists are consultants to various individuals within the educational system. This presentation will provide the necessary science of reading tools and resources to enhance consultation practices in supporting students' reading abilities. 
Presenter: Danielle Frith is an alumna of Monmouth University, where she majored in special education and minored in psychology. She is a Wilson level I certified instructor. She obtained her master’s degree in special education from Rider University in 2009 and is a certified Learning Disabilities Teacher-Consultant. Currently, she is a full-time specialist professor at Monmouth University and an adjunct instructor at Rider University. Danielle is working towards attaining her PhD in special education from Temple University and recently completed a LEND Fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Her research interests include dyslexia, assessment, science of reading, teacher preparation and learning disabilities. She presents both locally and nationally on a variety of topics related to special education.  
Presenter: Eli Freund is the immediate NJASP Past President. He has been a school psychologist for over 16 years and a supervisor of special education for over 5 years. He currently is a school psychologist for the New York City Department of Education. Eli is working towards achieving a Psy.D. in School Psychology from Georgian Court University. Outside of being a practicing school psychologist in the public schools, Eli is the founder/owner of NeuroEducational Consulting Group LLC. They consult with public schools on UDL implementation, writing stronger IEPs, bilingual assessments and developing special education programs.  

Price: $25.00 per session or $60.00 for the series
for members and non-members
Make checks payable to NJALC (purple card good for one session)
No vouchers, POs or electronic payment accepted
Registration: Mail form to Maureen Mahon
26 Countryside Drive, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920 
Deadline: One week prior to session
Zoom link provided night before session 
Questions? Email: president@newjerseyalc.org 
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Session 1 - April 14
Introduction to the Science of Reading

Session 2 - May 12
Using the Reading Rope

Session 3 - June 16
Incorporating SoR into Our Consultation


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