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A Texas Prekindergarten Guidelines Training on the 2022 Revised Language and Communication Domain
Building a Strong Foundation for Emergent Literacy Language and Communication Domain

This session focuses on helping educators understand and implement the Texas Pre-Kindergarten Guidelines for the Language and Communication Domain.

Through hands-on activities and group discussions, teachers will learn about the importance of early language and communication development and how it impacts a child's overall academic success. The content will be divided into the following skills: listening comprehension, speaking (conversation), articulation, vocabulary, and sentence structure. Teachers will gain a collection of practical strategies to use in the classroom.

Participants will leave the workshop with a deeper understanding of the Texas Pre-Kindergarten Guidelines for the Language and Communication Domain and the skills and knowledge necessary to effectively support young learners in developing their language and communication skills.

Important Session Information:

The 2022 Revised Texas Prekindergarten Guidelines will be covered through 8 separate professional development sessions with the first session starting in the summer of 2023 and the remaining sessions dispersed throughout the 2023-2024 school year. The sessions are separated by the following domains: Exploring the Newly Revised 2022 Texas Prekindergarten Guidelines (3 hours), Social and Emotional Development (3 hours), Language and Communication Development (3 hours), Emergent Literacy Reading (6 hours), Emergent Literacy Writing (3 hours), Mathematics (3 hours), Science (3 hours), and Social Studies (3 hours). Participation in all 8 sessions will result in 27 hours of documented professional development. Sessions can be taken individually and accumulate to 3 professional development hours each (Emergent Literacy Reading Domain is 6 hours).

Dimension 1.1: Standards and Alignment, Dimension 1.3: Knowledge of Students, Dimension 4.3: Professional Development

Registration ends at 12:00 AM on Friday, September 1, 2023
Session ID:
Credits Available:
(3) CPE
Seats Available:
Contact Person:
Ashley Becknauld
Ashley Becknauld
Date Time Location
8/31/2023 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM ESC Region 12
2101 W Loop 340, Waco, 76712

ESC Region 12 | 2101 West Loop 340 | Waco TX 76712 | 254-297-1212