Session 2, Workshop 5: Essential Practices for Disciplinary Literacy in the Secondary Classroom, 6-12

Jenelle Williams & Cherron Ramsey

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Today’s Gathering has pre-recorded sessions (to allow greater flexibility for presenters and tech hosts during the pandemic).
This means:
  • Keep your eye on the time! You will see the session from the start, not live in progress… don’t miss the next one!
  • Tweet with #TheEdCollabGathering. Presenters looking forward to connecting!
Jenelle Williams is a Literacy Consultant within the Leadership and School Improvement unit at Oakland Schools, an intermediate school district supporting the 28 districts in Oakland County, Michigan. She joined the organization in 2017 following 18 years of experience in public schools at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. She has served as a classroom teacher, IB Middle Years Programme Coordinator, teacher leader, and educational technology coach. An IB Educator and Examiner since 2013, Jenelle leads professional development workshops and marks e-assessments for the International Baccalaureate Organization. She holds an Education Specialist in Leadership degree and a Master’s degree in Reading and Language Arts through Oakland University. Jenelle is passionate about supporting teachers, building leaders, and central office administrators in the area of secondary literacy, and she is especially excited to be able to support Michigan’s work around disciplinary literacy through her role as Co-Chair of the statewide Disciplinary Literacy Task Force. Follow her on Twitter @JenelleWilliam6.  
Cherron Ramsey was born and raised in Detroit, MI. She obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a concentration in Accounting from Howard University. She worked in Accounting for 7 years until she realized education was overwhelmingly her passion. She diligently completed her Master of Arts in Teaching degree from Oakland University while teaching middle school math in Detroit. Dedicating several years in the classroom she was subsequently approached with an opportunity to become an instructional coach supporting schools in Wayne County. Currently,  she holds the position of Mathematics Education Consultant with Wayne RESA. In addition, she is also the co-chair of the GELN 6-12 Disciplinary Literacy Task Force. She is a life-long learner and looks forward to serving in education for years to come.
 

Free, Online, Day of Workshops and Edu-Joy.