Nationally acclaimed phonics trainer Rosalie Davis to speak at Florida Southern College
LAKELAND, Fla. (Feb. 25, 2008) — Mrs. Rosalie Davis, nationally acclaimed trainer of multi-sensory phonics approaches for students with reading difficulties, will give two lecture and discussion sessions at Florida Southern College on Tuesday, Feb. 26. The events are part of the Roberts Center for Learning and Literacy. An afternoon lecture for the college faculty, staff and students takes place from 1:30-3:30 p.m. and an evening lecture, free and open to the public, will be held at 7 p.m. Both events take place in the Anne McGregor Jenkins Recital Hall on the college campus. Complimentary on-site child care will be provided by the Student Council for Exceptional Children.
The Roberts Learning and Literacy Center, established in 2006 by Hal and Marjorie Hollis Roberts, provides resources for recognizing and assessing learning and literacy differences. The Center was established to enhance the College’s exceptional teacher education program by providing students with specialized instruction in diagnostics and intervention protocol related to learning and literacy challenges. Through coursework with highly credentialed faculty, and an annual lecture series, graduates will be even better prepared for the challenge of educating students with learning differences.
For further information, contact David Wood, Ph.D., Director, Roberts Center for Learning and Literacy, Florida Southern College, (863) 680-3741, firstname.lastname@example.org.