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Join us for the WORD Fall Conference – October 18th!

We are excited to welcome all of you to our Fall Conference on October 18th in Spokane, WA! Come see Dr. Donald Bear and learn about:  Helping Your Students Become Word Scientists with Word Analysis Skills!  Dr. Bear is a contributing author for McGraw-Hill’s Reading Wonders in the area vocabulary and word study.  He is also a co-author of Words Their Way. Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to come learn with your peers and make connections with teachers, administrators and literacy experts across the state.

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Bonnie Campbell Hill Winners Selected!

Each year WORD celebrates the Bonnie Campbell Hill recipients.  This special award is part of Bonnie’s Big Idea.  The award fulfills Bonnie’s dying wish to continue providing professional development to teachers.  What a gift to teachers across Washington.

Bonnie and Megan

This year the selection committee reviewed many applications and are awarding two teachers $1500 to pursue unique professional development opportunities.

Michelle Hornof

Michelle Hornof, Bellingham School District

Erika Larson

Erika Larson, Highline School District

Michelle Hornof will be traveling to Mexico to immerse herself in Spanish and the culture of many of her students.

Erika Larson will be attending the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project Institute to learn more about effective literacy instruction.