Several education professors from Mount St. Joseph University will participate in key education conferences this week.
Amy Murdoch, Ph.D., is the keynote speaker at the International Dyslexia Association Indiana Branch Solution Saturday Literacy Conference on Saturday, March 18 in Indianapolis. Dr. Murdoch, associate professor and Reading Science Program Director, will speak on "The Power of Response to Intervention to Improve Reading Achievement." In addition, she and Beth Corbo, Ph.D., will lead a session on "Developing Strong Reading Comprehension Skills in Children Grades K-3." Dr. Corbo's research interests focus on the development of language skills and the relationship between literacy and language development.
The Cincinnati Montessori Society's confence will also be held on March 18 and will feature Mount faculty. Dr. Laura Saylor, dean of education, will co-lead a workshop on Current Montessori Research. Mount education instructor Elizabeth Bayfield will offer the workshop "Teaching and Parenting the 21st Century Child."