PAF provides training for those who want direct instruction in how to use the program.

The PAF course consists of two parts (Course Curriculum). On site courses and follow-up workshops can be arranged (Contact Us).

Below is a list of upcoming courses and workshops open to the public. For more detailed information and costs, contact the people listed below.

Courses taking place at Windward Teacher Training Institute on the listed days can be live streamed to your school. Please contact WTTI for more information.

PAF Part I Course:

This five-session course focuses on multisensory techniques for teaching reading, writing and spelling in the primary grades using the PAF Reading Program. PAF incorporates the theory and practices of Orton-Gillingham instruction into an early intervention program intended to be used with groups of children at-risk for reading difficulties. PAF can also be used remedially for struggling readers or as an effective beginning reading program for all children. Topics will include instructional practices supported by the latest research on developing accurate and fluent reading and comprehension, lesson planning, and curriculum-based assessments. For teachers of grade K-5. June 27 – 28; July 1 – 3, 2019
9:00 am- 1:00 pm
Windward Teacher Training Institute – Westchester
40 West Red Oak Lane
White Plains, NY
Contact: Susan Sidel
(914) 949-6968 ext. 1221 or 3129
wtti@thewindwardschool.org

PAF Part II Course:

In PAF Part II, Phyllis Bertin, co-author of the PAF Reading Program, will present additional topics that will enhance reading instruction for students in grades K-5. Topics include long vowels, homonyms, morphemes, multisyllable words, spelling rules and transitioning from controlled readers into grade level text. This four-session course is for teachers who have taken Multisensory Reading Instruction: PAF Part I.

For teachers of grades K–5

Dates:
April 3, 10; May 1,8, 2019
9:00 am- 1:00 pm
Windward Teacher Training Institute – Manhattan
212 East 93rd St.
New York, NY
Contact: Susan Sidel
(914) 949-6968 ext. 1221 or 3129
wtti@thewindwardschool.org

July 15-18, 2019
9:00 am- 1:00 pm
Windward Teacher Training Institute – Westchester
40 West Red Oak Lane
White Plains, NY
Contact: Susan Sidel
(914) 949-6968 ext. 1221 or 3129
wtti@thewindwardschool.org

Multisensory Reading Practicum: Using the PAF Program

In the Multisensory Reading Practicum, participants implement the skills and concepts acquired in Multisensory Reading Instruction: PAF Part I. Working closely with PAF master teacher, Keri Levine, participants receive instructional support and mentoring as they plan and teach PAF lessons to students in a tutorial setting. During this 13-session practicum, participants utilize diagnostic, formative and summative assessments to enhance instruction; analyze student’s strengths and weaknesses to create individualized lessons and receive instructions and daily feedback from the instructor.

For teachers of grades K–5

Dates:
July 10 – 12; July 15 – 26, 2019
8:45 am- 11:30 am
Windward Teacher Training Institute – Westchester (off site location)
Contact: Susan Sidel
(914) 949-6968 ext. 1221 or 3129
wtti@thewindwardschool.org