8:30 am - 4:30 pm
This interactive workshop covers the unique advantages of the latest version of Woodcock Johnson’s Achievement and Oral Language test. Individuals must have prior knowledge and experience administering standardized norm-referenced assessments, or knowledge of assessments. Participants should bring their school test, or trainer will provide test materials.
All participants will have access to a Woodcock Johnson easel to learn the new features, including:
- WJ-IV Academic Achievement: Several new reading clusters increase the diagnostic sophistication of the WJ-IV-ACH. These include Broad Oral Language, Phonetic Coding, Speed of Lexical Access and Vocabulary.
- WJ-IV Oral Language: A dedicated test easel contains a set of oral language and language-related measures that comprise an important diagnostic supplement to the WJ-COG and WJ-IV-ACH.
- Hands on experience with the actual test.
- Intermittent scoring activities amongst Subtests.
- Case studies discussed throughout.
Trainer: Mary Beth Kelley, M.A., Special Educator / Assessment Manager
Mary Beth directs LDA Minnesota’s Assessment Program, overseeing a team of psychologists and education specialists who administer assessments to diagnose learning disabilities and or ADHD. Mary Beth holds a Masters of Arts in Education from Bethel College and holds K-12 licenses in three categories: Specific Learning Disabilities, Mild to Moderate Mentally Handicapped and Emotional & Behavioral Disorders.
Date & Time:
March 22, 2019
8:30am until 4:30pm
Cost: $295 per person or $250 each for 2 or more staff
lunch, coffee, water and snacks included