Sally Grimes was awarded a master's degree in reading and human development from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She earned a bachelor's degree in special education and elementary education in the honors program at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Tiers Not Tears
By taking into account the wide range of development and cognitive abilities of the average Pre-K student, the need to have a multi-tiered support system becomes readily apparent. Our program is designed to help:
• Elementary Principals
• Assistant Principals
• Early Childhood Educators
• Central Office Personnel
Sally has created, hosted, and promoted many professional development workshops. Her workshops include topics such as these:
A Roadmap for Reading Initiatives
This seminar was designed to help administrators and educators in Williamstown, Massachusetts, develop lesson plans for dual language learners from pre-K to second grade.
"Tool Box" for Oral Language and Vocabulary Development
This workshop builds upon the findings of the National Early Literacy Panel (NELP)™. Its goal is to develop a viable curriculum, set of resources, interventions, and assessments for oral language and vocabulary for pre-K through third grade levels, in Williamstown, Massachusetts.
Summer LIteracy Courses
A Roadmap for Literacy Initiatives - Designed for Elementary Educators, Administrators, and Their Teams. (Designed To Assist With the Daunting Literacy Learning Curve)
A Toolbox for Teachers of Early Literacy - Where Is the Breakdown and What Can I do About It?
• Alphabetic Knowledge
• Phonemic Awareness
• Oral Language