Staff Development and Training for K-12 Educators

Bureau of Education & Research (BER) is the leading provider of staff development
and training resources for educators in North America. Founded by educators in 1976, the Bureau has grown to provide national and regional training programs across the entire United States and Canada.

National Train-the-Trainer Institutes

Close Reading: Practical Ways to Increase Students' Critical Reading Skills
(Grades 2-6)

Phoenix, Feb 8 - 9, 2016
Cherry Hill, Apr 21 - 22, 2016
Seattle, Jul 6 - 7, 2016

Occupational Therapists: Strengthen Students’ Functional Vision and Visual Perceptual Skills (Grades PK-12)
Seattle, Feb 3 - 4, 2016
Identify Reading Problems and Target Instruction to Help Struggling Readers Become More Proficient Readers
(Grades 1-5)

Cherry Hill, Mar 7 - 8, 2016
Chicago, Apr 11 - 12, 2016
Guided Writing: Practical Strategies to Increase Students’ Writing Skills
(Grades K-5)

Seattle, Mar 10 - 11, 2016
Newark, Mar 16 - 17, 2016
Reducing Disruptive Behaviors to Increase Learning: Strategies that Work!
Chicago, Apr 26 - 29, 2016
Maximizing the Effectiveness of Paraprofessionals Who Work With Students with Special Needs
Philadelphia, May 9 - 11, 2016

Differentiated Instruction That Works!
Seattle, June 28 - July 1, 2016

Co-Teaching That Works!
Chicago, July 11 - 14, 2016

Guided Math That Works! (Grades K-6)
Chicago, July 18 - 21, 2016

Strengthening the EXECUTIVE FUNCTION SKILLS of Your Students with Special Needs
Chicago, July 25 - 28, 2016

"Every BER seminar I have attended has far surpassed my expectations. Information is always practical and teacher friendly."

— Pam Gibson, EC Teacher

"I have taught for 30 years and I always go away from a BER seminar with new ideas."

— Barbara Stone, Teacher

National Institutes

Using Cutting-Edge Tools and Strategies to Enhance World Language Learning (Grades 6-12)
Chicago, July 6 - 8, 2016

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