Dr. Richard Cooper's

2003   Speaking   Engagements

Jan 9 Mayor's Commission on Literacy
Philadelphia Professional Development Center, MSB
Philadelphia, PA
  Teaching GED Language Arts and Social Studies to Adults with Learning Differences 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Teaching GED Math and Science to Adults with Learning Differences 1:00 - 4:00 PM
 Jan 10 NCC PA
Helping Students with Test Anxiety 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
If They Think Differently, Shouldn't They Study Differently? 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Jan 15 Franklin County Literacy Council PA
Teaching Adults with Low Literacy Skills
Jan 17 Adult Education Columbia, OH
  Alternative Techniques  
Jan 22 Franklin County Literacy Council
Teaching Adults with Low Literacy & Numeracy Skills 2:00 - 5:00 PM
Jan 24 Delaware County Literacy Coalition
Jan 29 LCCS Family Development Center New Castle, PA
Helping Parents Understand and Work with Children who have Learning Differences 9:30  - 11:30 AM
Jan 29 Butler County Community College Butler, PA
Practical Applications: Characteristics of Learning Differences 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Jan 30 Stairways Behavioral Health Erie, PA
Techniques for Working with Adults who Present Significant Learning Challenges 1:00 - 4:00 PM

 

  Department of Education, Adult Education 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Feb 3, 4  Alternative Techniques for Adults who Learn Differently Natchitoches. LA
Feb 5, 6 Alternative Techniques for Adults who Learn Differently Baton Rouge, LA
Pennsylvania Adult and Continuing Education Midwinter Conference Hershey, PA
Feb 12  The Etiology of Learning Differences - Part 1 A Cross-Discipline Perspective 6:00 - 7:15
The Etiology of Learning Differences - Part 2 - Special 7:30 - 8:45 PM
Feb 13 Vocabulary Development for Adults with Learning Differences 2:15 - 3:30 PM
Feb 14 C-SIP Training 8:00 - 9:15 AM
Linking the C-SIP to Instruction: A Hands -on Approach 9:30 - 10:45 AM
Teaching Adult Learners with Low-level Reading Skills 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Feb 20 MSB Philadelphia, PA
Vocabulary Development for Adults with Learning Differences 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Learning Problems and ESL 1:30 - 4:30 PM
Feb 26 Temple University PA
C-SIP 9:30 - 11:00 AM

 

Mar 3 CIU Development Center Lockhaven, PA
  C- SIP Observations  
Mar 4 Mansfield University Mansfield, PA
  Assessment of Learning Problems 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Assessment of Learning Problems 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Mar 6 Dauphin County Prison  
  Social And Life Skills 8:00 - 11:00 AM
  Employability Skills 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Mar 10 Allentown Literacy Council Allentown, PA
  Training for C-SIP  
Mar 11 MSB Philadelphia, PA
  Counseling Adults with Learning Problems 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  Employment and Learning Problems 1:30 - 4:30 PM
  Virginia Adult and Continuing Education Association Conference Alexandria, VA
Mar 14 Teaching Math to Adults with Learning Differences  AM
Mar 15 Teaching Writing to Adult learners with Learning Differences  PM
Mar 15 STATEWIDE - Administration of Cooper Screening of Information Processing PA Online Training
  Internet and CD ROM Self Study  
  NAASLN Conference Columbus, OH
Mar 16 Teaching Adult learners with Low-Level Reading Skills 4:00 - 5:15 PM
Mar 17 Teaching Math to Adults with Learning Differences 2:00 - 3:15 PM
Mar 18 Vocabulary Development 10:30 - 11:45 PM
  Indiana Corrections Education Conference Indianapolis, IN
Mar 21 Keynote Address: How Individuals Think and Learn Differently  AM
Mar 21 Teaching Reading and Writing to Adults with Learning Problems  PM
Mar 22 Teaching Math and Tic Tac Toe Math  AM
Mar 23 Indiana Reader's Community Indianapolis, IN
  INDY READS: Questions and answers for  Tutors and Students   AM
Mar 31 SCI Waynesburg Waynesburg, PA
  Helping Adults to Improve reading Skills 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Mar 31 SCI Waynesburg Waynesburg, PA
  Multilevel Classroom Techniques 1:00 - 4:00 PM

 

Apr 1 CTC Somerset, PA
  Helping Adults with Learning Difference Develop Social & Life Skills 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Apr 2 GPLC Pittsburgh, PA
  Intensive C-SIP 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Apr 3 Washington School District Even Start PA
  Characteristics of Learning Differences 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Combination of Helping Children/Adults with Learning Differences to Develop Social & Life Skills 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Apr 4 Forbes Road Career and Technology Center Monroeville, PA
  Linking the C-SIP to Instruction: A Training for Regional C-SIP Centers 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
 Apr 4 GPLC Pittsburgh, PA
  Helping Adults with Learning Differences to Develop Social & Life Skills 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Apr 8 Reading Area Community College Reading, PA
  Staff Training - Q & A 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Apr 11 MSB Philadelphia, PA
  Assessment  
Apr 14 MSB Philadelphia, PA
  Teaching GED Math & Science to Adults with Learning Differences 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  Teaching GED Language Arts & Social Studies to Adults with Learning Differences  
Apr 24-25 Mountain Plains Adult Education Conference Nevada
Apr 28-30 COABE Portland, OR

 

May 7 MSB Philadelphia, PA
  Avoidance Styles and Activities  9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  Weak Academic Skills 1:00 - 4:00 PM
May 8 Making Math Real Institute Pittsburgh, PA

 

Jun 9 Community Action, Inc. Punxsutawney, PA
  Employment & Learning Problems 1:00 - 4:00 PM
  In-Depth Session on Teaching Reading 5:00 - 8:00 PM
Jun 10 Reading Community College Reading, PA
Jun 12 CNEPDC, CSIU#16 Lewisburg, PA
Helping Students with Test Anxiety 9:-00 AM - 12:00 PM
Teaching Math to Adults with Learning Problems 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Jun 13 NWPDC/SWPDC Inter-Regional Conference West Middlesex
Jun 15 Administration -  C-SIP  Internet CD/Self Study STATEWIDE
Jun 18 CNEPDC, Bradford County Library Troy
Techniques for Teaching Adults Who Learn Differently 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Visualization Techniques: An Alternative to Verbal Language and Writing 6:00 - 9:00 PM
Jun 24 CNEPDC,  West Branch Technology Center, with Rachel Zilcosky Lewisburg, PA
Linking C-SIP to Intensive Training for C-SIP Centers 12:30 - 3:30 PM

 

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Aug 6 Utah Adult Education Summer Institute Salt Lake City, UT
  Learning Difference Training  
Aug 22 MSB Philadelphia, PA
  Characteristics of Learning Differences 9:00 AM - 121:00 PM
  Designing Adult Ed Programs to Meet the Needs of Adults with Learning Differences 1:00 - 4:00 PM

 

Sep 18 The Mayor's Commission on Literacy Philadelphia
  Techniques for Teaching Adult who have Learning Disabilites 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Sep 18 The Mayor's Commission on Literacy Philadelphia
  Characteristics of Learning Differences 9:30 - 12:30 PM
     
     
     
     

 

Oct 21 GEGAC Learning Center Erie
  Helping Students with Test Anxiety 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Oct 21 Benson Memorial Library Titusville
  Teaching Reading and Math to Adults with Learning Problems 5:00 - 8:00 PM
Oct 22 Erie PA Team Career Link Erie
  Tic Tac Toe Math 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Oct 22 GEGAC Learning Centter Erie
  Working with Difficult Students 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Oct 23  Crawford County READ Program Meadville
  Teaching Reading and Math to Adults with Learning Problems 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Oct 24 Adult Literacy Center of Leigh Valley Allentown
  Learning Problems and ESL  
  (Open only to staff of Adult Literacy Center of Leigh Valley)  
Oct 27 Tunkhannock Area School District Tunkhannock
  Characteristics of Learning Differences 5:00 - 8:00 PM

 

Nov 10 Tunkhannah Area School District Tunkhannah
  Helping Students with Test Anxiety 5:00 - 8:00 PM
Nov 12 The Mayor's Commission on Literacy Philadelphia
  Accommodating and Adapting Instruction for Adults who have Learning Disabilities  
Nov 12 The Mayor's Commission on Literacy  Philadelphia
  Learning Problems and ESL 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Nov 14 PENN-OHIO Conference Cranberry Township
  Pittsburgh Marriot North 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM

 

Dec 5 Chester County IU 24 Downingtown
  Teaching Reading, Writing, and Math to Adults with Learning Differences 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Dec 10 Family Community Center New Milford
  Helping Students with Test Anxiety 1:00 - 3:30 PM
Dec 10 Family Community Center New Milford
  Helping Students with Test Anxiety 6:00 - 8:30 PM