Concord, CA — August 16-18, 2017

2-day Basic & 1-day Intermediate Class

Wednesday-Friday

 

EARLY-BIRD REGISTRATION DEADLINE — Monday, August 7, 2017

Why is this date important? Please read the Seminar FAQ page for more information.

LOCATION

Floyd I. Marchus School
2900 Avon Avenue
Concord, CA 94520
(Directions)

CLASS DESCRIPTION

Days 1 & 2 will include the material from the Basic Seminar.
Day 3 will include instruction from the Intermediate Seminar.

Do you need help deciding whether to attend all three days or only part of this class?

All 3 Days: You’re teaching any grade level, including 1st grade or above.
Days 1 & 2: You’re teaching a beginning reader only.
Day 3 only: You’ve attended a Basic SWR Seminar (either this one or one offered previously), and you want to continue your training with material beyond what is typically covered in the 2-day Basic Seminar and with teaching modeled from the Black Learning Log.

PREREQUISITE 

2-day Basic:   You must study your phonograms before attending the class. If you do not already have the phonogram cards and CD, please have these shipped to you so that you can adequately prepare for the class.

3rd Day: 2-day Basic Seminar, either this class or a previous one

WHAT TO BRING

  • Spell to Write and Read
  • The WISE Guide
  • The Phonogram Cards
  • paper for notes
  • a set of highlight pens including yellow, orange, pink, blue, green, and purple
  • Alumni, your Master Teacher Log(s)
  • Alumni, the seminar binder from your previous Basic Seminar
  • bag lunch or money to purchase lunch in town

If you do not have any of these materials, please order them from me by the registration deadline to ensure that they will be on site for you. A limited supply of highlighter sets will be available for purchase at the class.

ADVANCED PREPARATION

Please refer to the Seminar FAQ page.

Note: You must study your phonograms before attending the class. If you do not already have the phonogram cards and CD, please have these shipped to you so that you can adequately prepare for the class.

SEMINAR TUITION

Received
by 8/7/17
Days 1 & 2 All 3 Days 3rd Day Only
First-time participant $135 $195 N/A
Special Guest $70 $100 $65
Non-refundable deposit $25 $50 N/A

Received
after 8/7/17
Days 1 & 2 All 3 Days 3rd Day Only
First-time participant $150 $210 N/A
Special Guest $85 $115 $75
Non-refundable deposit $25 $50 N/A


Register

LOCAL CONTACT

Contact Kat Negrete at katnegrete {at} mac {dot} com or 323-828-6691

LOCAL ACCOMMODATIONS

Clarion Hotel Concord
1050 Burnett Avenue
Concord, CA  94520
480-719-7971
$159/night, includes breakfast (2.8 miles from seminar)

Crowne Plaza Concord
45 John Glen Drive
Concord, CA 94520
925-825-7700
$159/night (2.9 miles from seminar)

Motel 6 Concord
3606 Clayton Road
Concord, CA 94521
925-682-7850
$103/night (3.2 miles from seminar)

Days Inn Concord
5370 Clayton Road
Concord, CA 94521
925-674-9400
$135/night includes breakfast (6.1 miles from seminar)

One of our seminar alumni rented a room through Airbnb and had a lovely room close to one of our seminar sites for a very reasonable amount. You could check and see if they have something near this seminar available.