Academics

Faculty

Continuing Education of Transition Teachers

 

Rachel Adams - Lower School, Science

  • National Science Teachers Association - 2014
  • Psychology of Classroom Learning - 2013-2014
  • Research in Education - 2013-2014
  • Investigative Methods in Science - 2013-2014
  • Comparative Education - 2013-2014

Jenny Broad - Lower School, 6th Grade

  • Visualizing and Verbalizing (Lindamood Bell Program) - July 2014
  • 2012 Venezuelan Association of North American Schools Teacher's Conference, Caracas, Venezuela- January 2012 (presenter and participant)
  • Teaching Independent Executive Function Skills (Landmark Outreach Program) - July 2010
  • Interventions to Improve Executive Function (Landmark Outreach Program) - July 2010
  • The Power of Reading Practice: Using Accelerated Reader Effectively - May 2010
  • Learning Disabilities Association Annual Conference, Baltimore - February 2010
  • Lakeview Academy Summer Technology Institute - August 2009
  • Lakeview Academy Summer Technology Institute - August 2008
  • K12 Learning 2.0: Tools for 21st Century Teaching and Learning - February–April 2008
  • Learning and the Brain Conference (San Francisco) - February 2008
  • Rick Lavoie’s “Batteries Not Included” - April 2007
  • Applying Brain Research: How Neuroscience Informs and Influences your Teaching - January 2007
  • Learning and the Brain Conference - August 2006
  • Clueless in the Classroom, Executive Function Workshop by Sherry Pruitt - August 2006
  • Reading Fluency Workshop presented by Rollins Center for Language and Learning
  • Wilson Overview Workshop by Wilson Language

Charell Coleman - Lower School, 4th Grade 

  • How Woodward Works 2013-2014
  • Learning and the Brain Conference "The Science of Smarter Minds" - May 2014
  • Woodward Academy Mentor/Intern Program - 2013 - 2014
  • Harvard University Aspiring Leaders Program - November 2013
  • Workshop: Intro to Design Thinking & Sustainability - February 2013
  • The Master Class with John Hunter - August 2012
  • iPads in the Classroom - August 2012
  • Sinagpore Math - Strategies that Work in Every Classroom - December 2010
  • CHADD - Teacher to Teacher: Classroom Interventions for the Student with ADHD - Nov 2010
  • Interactive session with Rick Lavoie - How to Help Students with Learning Disabilities Facing Social Issues - September 2010
  • Linda Mood Bell, Visualizing and Verbalizing Workshop - July 2010
  • International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Conference - August 2009
  • Podcasting Workshop - September 2008
  • Learning and the Brain Conference - Nashville, August 2007
  • Stewards of Children Workshop - August 2007
  • Orten Gillingham Training - June 2007
  • International Dyslexia Association Conference - February 2007

Julia Duke - Lower School, 5th Grade

  • Visualizing and Verbalizing (Lindamood Bell Program) - July 2014
  • Executive Skills for School Success: Enhancing Self-Regulation, Reasoning and Working Memory - June 2013 
  • How Woodward Works 2013-2014
  • Woodward Academy Mentor/Intern Program - 2012-2013
  • Bully Free School - April 2012
  • Rick Lavoie "Motivation Breakthrough" - January 2012
  • Teaching Independent Executive Functioning Skills - July 2010
  • Interventions to Improve Executive Function - July 2010
  • Learning Disabilities Association Annual Conference, Baltimore - February 2010
  • Renaissance Learning Instruction Theory and Techniques - January 2010
  • Powerful Learning practice for Teachers and Students - 2008–2009
  • Summer Technology Institute Lakeview Academy - August 2008
  • Rick Lavoie “Batteries Not Included” Workshop - April 2007
  • Applying Brain Research: How Neuroscience Informs and Influences your Teaching - January 2007
  • Learning and the Brain Conference - August 2006
  • Clueless in the Classroom, Executive Function Workshop by Sherry Pruitt - August 2006
  • Woodward Academy Technology Integration Course - July 2004

Barbara Dunbar - Lower School, 6th Grade

  • The Arts in Education - July 2014
  • Instructional Strategies - July 2014
  • Google Technology Institute - January 2014
  • Asperger's in Your Classroom - June 2011
  • Differentiating Instruction - spring 2011
  • Learning Disabilities Association Annual Conference - February 2011
  • “What’s New in Children’s Literature” BER seminar - December 2009
  • Accelerating Reading Achievement in Students with Learning Differences - February  2009
  • Summer Technology Institute Lakeview Academy - August 2008
  • Instructional Software Training - August 2007
  • Read Naturally Workshop - June 2007
  • Applying Brain Research: How Neuroscience Informs and Influences your Teaching - January 2007
  • Learning and the Brain Conference - August 2006
  • Clueless in the Classroom, Executive Function Workshop by Sherry Pruitt - August 2006
  • Learning and the Brain Conference - May 2006
  • Learning Disabilities Association of Georgia Conference - February 2006

Erin Dunkle - Lower School, 4th Grade

  • Differentiated Instruction Conference - July 2014
  • Master of Education in Teaching and Learning: Special Education - Completed May 2014
  • Woodward Academy Mentor/Intern Program - 2013-2014
  • International Society for Technology in Education (ISTS) - June 2014
  • An Evening with Temple Grandin - December 2013
  • Georgia Educational Technology Conference (GaETC) - November 2013 

Jill Fair - Lower School, 5th Grade

    24th Annual Dimension of Dyslexia conference - February 2014
  • Woodward Academy Classroom in the Cloud II - July 2013
  • Woodward Academy Classroom in the Cloud I - July 2013
  • Differentiated Instruction in Math, BER Seminar - November 2011
  • Teaching the Exceptional Child Course - Fall 2010 
  • Characteristics of the Gifted and Talented Learner - June 2007

 Laura Foreman - Middle School, Math

  • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics National Conference - April 2014
  • Teaching with the Brain in Mind - June 2013
  • Algebra Readiness for Every Student - August 2012 
  • iLife'11 - August 2011
  • Diversity Workshop - August 2011
  • Asperger's In My Classroom - June 2011
  • Exchange 21 - June 2011
  • Differentiated Instruction Conference - July 2009
  • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Meeting and Expo - February 2007
  • Applying Brain Research: How Neuroscience Informs and Influences your Teaching - January 2007
  • Gallup Strengths Training Workshop - May 2006
  • Clueless in the Classroom, Executive Function Workshop by Sherry Pruitt - August 2006
  • Technology Integration Course - July 2005

Linda Freeman - Middle School, Reading

  • Advanced iPad Workshop - June 2014
  • Edline, Wikis, and the Online Classroom - June 2013
  • Learning and the Brain Web Connected Minds - May 2012
  • Diversity Workshop - August 2011
  • 20th Annual Summer Institute on Teaching the Holocaust - June 2011
  • Read Naturally Training - June 2010
  • Microsoft Word 2007 - August 2009
  • Podcasting in the Classroom - June 2009
  • International Dyslexia Association Conference - February 2009
  • Summer Technology Institute Lakeview Academy - August 2008
  • K-12 Learning Web 2.0 - June and July 2008
  • International Reading Association Conference - May 2008
  • Learning and the brain Conference - San Francisco, February 2008
  • Rick Lavoie’s “Batteries Not Included” - April 2007
  • Best Young Adult Books of the Decade Seminar - March 2007
  • Applying Brain Research: How Neuroscience Informs and Influences your Teaching - January 2007
  • Learning and the Brain Conference - August 2006
  • Clueless in the Classroom, Executive Function Workshop by Sherry Pruitt - August 2006
  • International Dyslexia Association Conference - February 2006
  • Smartboard Training - June 2006

Ryan Furlough - Middle School, Study Strategies

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Linda Haskell - Primary School, 3rd Grade

  • Visualizing & Verbalizing - Lindamood Bell Workshop - June 2014
  • Handwriting without tear - May 2014
  • National Math conference - April 2014
  • Orton Gillingham Math - February 2014
  • Every Teacher, Every Learner - June 2013
  • Learning and the Brain: Educating Diverse Minds - November 2012    
  • Design Thinking - October 2012
  • Child Abuse and Emergency Preparedness - August 2012
  • Every Teacher, Every Learner - June 2012
  • WA Diversity Training - March 2012
  • "The Nuts and Bolts of Organizing and Managing a 21st Century Classroom" - January 2012
  • "Motivation Breakthrough" by Rick Lavoie - January 2012
  • Powerful Interventions for At Risk Readers, Marie Carbo - December 2011
  • "How Difficutlt Can This Be?" The FAT City Workshop - Rick Lavoie - November 2011
  • Handwriting Without Tears - September 2011
  • Great Books Reading Program - September 2011
  • Differentiated Learning - August 2011
  • Learning and the Brain - August 2011
  • Rave-O Reading Approach - June 2011
  • Occupational Therapy Overview - Spring 2011
  • Renaissance Learning - August 2010
  • LETRS: Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling - June 2010
  • Orton-Gillingham approach to Teaching Reading and Spelling - June 2010
  • Helping boys Succeed - Spring 2010
  • The Power of Reading Practice: Using Accelerated Reader Effectively - May 2010
  • Early Literacy Development Workshop - Summer 2009
  • Focus on Phonics Reading Strategies Workshop - Summer 2009
  • Learning Disabilities That Interfere with Reading Workshop - Summer 2009
  • International Dyslexia Association Conference - February 2009

Ann Marmo - Middle School, Science

  • Certified Apple iPad Training - April and August 2014
  • GaTEC Georgia Educational Technology Conference - November 2013
  • GISA Annual Conference - November 2013
  • Stewards of Children Training - August 2012
  • Diversity Workshop - August 2011
  • CHADD International Annual Conference on ADHD - November 2010
  • LDA-GA Pathways to Success: Managing Life's Transitions - October 2009
  • iLife09 Computer Class - June 2009
  • Applying Brain Research: How Neuroscience Informs and Influences your Teaching - January 2007
  • Clueless in the Classroom, Executive Function Workshop by Sherry Pruitt - August 2006
  • Multimedia in the Classroom - June 2006
  • National Science Teachers Association Convention - December 2005

Lorrie McNeil - Middle School, English

  • Certified iPad Training - June, September, October 2014 
  • Learning Disabilities of America Annual Conference - February 2014

Laura Moore - Middle School, Study Strategies

  • Certified iPad Training - June, September, October 2014
  • Comprehension: Helping Students Remember What They Read - July 2014
  • ADHD: Steps to Self-Management - July 2014
  • EdTech Teacher Summer Teaching with Technology Workshops - June 2014
  • GISA Annual Conference - November 2013
  • Stewards of children - August 2012
  • ETEL WA - June 2012
  • Woodward Diversity Training - August 2011
  • Google Docs and Forms and Google Sites - February and August 2011
  • CHADD International conference on ADHD - November 2010
  • Rick Lavoie: On the Waterbed: The Impact of LD on the Family - September 2010
  • WA 21st Century Learning Exchange - August 2010
  • Harassment Seminar - August 2010
  • IDA Conference Dimensions of Dyslexia - February 2010
  • LDA-GA Pathways to Success:  Managing Life's Transitions - October 2009
  • Stewards of Children Workshop - August 2007
  • Rick Lavoie Workshop “Batteries Not Included” - April 2007
  • Applying Brain Research: How Neuroscience Informs and Influences your Teaching - January 2007
  • Clueless in the Classroom, Executive Function Workshop by Sherry Pruitt - August 2006
  • Gallup Strengths Training Workshop - May 2006

Michael Mousadis - Middle School, Social Studies

  • Certified iPad Training - June, September, October 2014
  • Certified Apple Training - April 2014
  • GaETC Georgia Educational Technology conference - November 2013
  • GISA Annual Conference - November 2013
  • Stewards of Children Training - August 2012
  • BLC Building Learning Communities - July - 2012
  • GaETC Georgia Educational Technology Conference - November 2011
  • Midwest Conference on Differentiated Instruction - July 2011
  • Diversity Workshop - August 2011
  • Classroom in the Clouds - Going Google - June 2011
  • The Bill of Rights Institute - December 2010
  • iLife 09 - June 2010
  • GACE Prep Class Kennesaw State University - March 2010
  • NCSS National Council for the Social Studies Annual Conference - November 2009
  • Internet Safety - August 2008
  • CPR Training - August 2008
  • Learning and the Brain Conference - Orlando, July 2008
  • Gallup Strengths Training Workshop - August 2007
  • Applying Brain Research: How Neuroscience Informs and Influences your Teaching - January 2007
  • Clueless in the Classroom, Executive Function Workshop by Sherry Pruitt - August 2006

Sylvia Pace - Lower School , 5th Grade

  • National Council of Mathematical Teachers - 2014
  • Workshop: Introduction to Design Thinking & Sustainability - February 2013
  • How Woodward Works - 2013 - 2014
  • GISA Annual Conference - November 2013
  • People of Color Conference - December 2012
  • Delta Kappa Gamma International Conference - July 2012
  • Delta Kappa Gamma State Conference - April 2012
  • rick Lavoie "Motivation Breakthrough - January 2012
  • Differentiation Conference - July 2011 
  • Lakeview Academy Web 2.0 Course - Summer 2010
  • Exceptional Child Course - The Cottage School - July 2010
  • Delta Kappa Gamma - Professional Educator Organization Conference - March 2010

Cindy Silvert - Primary School, 3rd Grade

  • Methods in Research in Education - Spring 2014
  • Functional Methods in Behavior/Learning Disabilities - Spring 2014
  • Math Instruction in Special Education - Spring 2014
  • Handwriting Without Tears - May 2014
  • Ready to Read - January 2014
  • Psychology of Learning/Learners - Fall 2013
  • Assessment for Instruction - Fall 2013
  • Academic Methods in Behavior/Learning Disabilities - Fall 2013

Denise Twiss - Lower School, 6th Grade

  • How Woodward Works - 2014-2015
  • Design Thinking Workshop - Fall 2012 and Spring 2013
  • iPad Training - August 2012
  • Building Learning Communities (BLC) Conference - July 2012
  • Stewards of Children - Spring 2012
  • Diversity Workshop - 2011
  • Presented at the VANAS International Conference - January 2011
  • Teaching Independent Executive Function Skills - Landmark School - July 2010
  • Interventions to Improve Executive Function - Landmark School - July 2010
  • The Power of Reading Practice: Using Accelerated Reader Effectively - May 2010
  • Motivating the Reluctant Learner - 2008-2009
  • Learning and the Brain Conference - February 2008
  • Stewards of Children - August 2007
  • Rick Lavoie’s “Batteries Not Included” - April 2007
  • Applying Brain Research: How Neuroscience Informs and Influences your Teaching - January 2007
  • Clueless in the Classroom, Executive Function Workshop by Sherry Pruitt - August 2006
  • Learning and the Brain Conference - August 2006
  • Learning Disabilities Association of Georgia, “LD and ADHD in the Regular Classroom” - June 2006
  • Writing Workshop with Mona Matthews – November, January, April 2006
  • IDEA Conference - February 2006
  • Gallup Strengths Training - August 2005