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Region 9: Language and Literature-Dialogic Reading

Dec. 10, 2021 2:00pm to 4:00pm

This California Preschool Instruction Network workshop provides participants  with language and literacy strategies outlined in the California Preschool Curriculum Framework and the research that supports dialogic reading. Participants will discover how dialogic reading can be used to promote language and literacy development for all children through shared reading opportunities and will engage in planning a dialogic reading experience. 

Participants will: 

  • Realize how reading by families and caregivers results in substantial positive change in language development
  • Discover that intervention-enhanced teacher-child interactions have positive effects on the children’s language skills
  • Recognize the language and literacy strategies outlined in the California Preschool Curriculum Framework Vol. 1,  that focuses on dialogic reading.

Level: Intermediate
Audience: Teaching/Administration/Leadership Staff, Family child Care Providers, Family, Friend and Neighbor Care Providers
Age Range: Preschool and Transitional Kindergarten

This training has been developed to support learning through active engagement. To receive credit for attendance, please note it will be expected of you to participate in any of the following that may take place throughout the training: breakout rooms, chat box responses, polls, and verbal discussions. Though camera access is not required, we highly encourage you to utilize your camera, if possible. Please do not attempt to participate in a Zoom meeting while driving. We trust that you will take necessary breaks if needed but count on your participation to enrich the learning environment.

Workforce Registry Information: To receive professional development hours, participants will be required to have their CA ECE Workforce Registry number. This 9-digit number beginning with 100-xxx-xxx is required for registering for any of our SDQPI learning events. Participants can access the Workforce Registry website to obtain their ID number. This one-time step must be completed prior to your first professional development event. Please visit for details.

To register for this professional development workshop, click on the following OMS link:

Location Name: 
Virtual Workshop
Kelly Slocum