Summer Teacher Institute

2019 Summer Teacher Institute


At the Lake Campus, we know your time is valuable! 

  • The cost of one workshop is $200 and one graduate credit is earned per workshop
  • Parking fee is $16.50 per registrant for classes held on the Lake Campus (nonnegotiable)
  • A $10 fee is applied if the student has never attended Wright State
  • Earning undergraduate credit is an option, contact Liane or Betsy for more information
  • Registration Form (PDF)

If you have questions please contact Liane Muhlenkamp or Betsy Crites at 419-586-0300. 

Attention! New Process!


The Enrollment Services office will begin registering students for Summer Teacher Institute Workshops on May 1st, 2019. Forms will be accepted prior to this date and kept in chronological order. It is recommended you submit your registration early. Spots are limited. You will be notified via the e-mail provided on the registration form if a workshop becomes full or is canceled. DO NOT SEND PAYMENT WITH YOUR REGISTRATION FORM. Registration submitted between May 1st and June 3rd will be processed as soon as possible. 


DO NOT SEND PAYMENT WITH YOUR REGISTRATION FORM. The Enrollment Services Office will process your registration, generate an invoice, and then mail you an invoice along with payment instructions. Payment is expected by June 3rd. 

Making Payment 

You will receive an invoice and a computer account log-in sheet in the mail. It is strongly recommended you follow the directions and make payment online. The Enrollment Services Office does accept in person payments of cash or check. Please call ahead to ensure a staff member is available to assist you if you would like to come in and pay in person. 

Registration Deadline: June 3rd 

Payment Deadline: June 3rd 



1. Gearing Up for Guided Math!
June 4, 2019 
Presenter: Terri Westgerdes
ED 6900 WA2 CRN 48350
Off campus: Celina Primary

In this one day workshop, you will learn about all the basics of Guided Math and how to start implementing it in your classroom. I will discuss all the different components and show you how to tailor them to fit the needs of your classroom, and most importantly, your students. You will be given the opportunity to look at Guided Math materials and see how they are organized, as well as time to begin planning your own Guided Math framework to implement at the beginning of the school year.

2. Ga-Ga for Google 
June 5, 2019
Presenter: Betsy Crites
ED 6900 WA1 CRN 48087
WSU Lake Campus – Room 194 Dwyer Hall

In this one day workshop, you will learn how to make interactive Google Worksheets that can be added to your Google Classroom. I will also show you how to make assignments and turn quizzes into self-grading forms, in addition to using Google Slides to make worksheets, similar to what you purchase from TPT. You will be given the opportunity to work and create so you are ready to go in the fall. This workshop requires a Google for Education Account. 

5. The “P” Word: Parents!
June 14, 2019
Presenter: Mindy Fulks
ED 6900 WA5 CRN 48349
WSU Lake Campus – Room 227 Dwyer Hall

Tired of Helicopter Mom or Pinocchio’s Dad threatening to tell the principal on you? Many parents are supportive, helpful and realistic. They take an interest and communicate respectfully and civilly. But what can teachers do when faced with challenging parents? No single strategy will work in all situations, but this session will offer some effective strategies and techniques to use to build effective partnerships and benefit your students!

3. Writer’s Workshop I
June 18, 2019
Presenter: Ashley Luth
ED 6900 WA3 CRN 48104
227 Dwyer Hall - Wright State University - Lake Campus

How can we engage young writers while fostering their learning? Learn the components of a Writer’s Workshop, how to get started, maintain, and plan for explicit instruction. Organization and classroom management will be a cornerstone of this workshop. We will focus on mini lessons, guided writing, and conferring with writers. Writing will soon become your favorite part of the day. 

4. Writer’s Workshop II 
June 19, 2019
Presenter: Ashley Luth
ED 6900 WA4 CRN 48145
227 Dwyer Hall - Wright State University - Lake Campus 

Do you have a Writer’s Workshop in place, but want to enhance your practices? This workshop will review the necessary components of Writer’s Workshop while diving deeper into planning, intentional teaching, instructional support, and decision making. We will discuss writing as a center and the many genres we explore throughout the year. 

6. Guided Reading I 
June 25, 2019
Presenter: Ashley Luth
ED 6900 WB1 CRN 48089
227 Dwyer Hall - Wright State University - Lake Campus

Participants will discover the necessary components of a Guided Reading lesson and build an understanding ofresponsive teaching. We will discover what it means to teach for strategic action as well as discuss classroom management practices. If you are wanting to begin the implementation of Guided Reading in your classroom or are fairly new to the process, this workshop is for you! 

7. Guided Reading II
June 26, 2019
Presenter: Ashley Luth
ED 6900 WB2 CRN 48366
227 Dwyer Hall - Wright State University - Lake Campus

For teachers who have Guided Reading implemented daily and are looking to improve their practices. We will review the necessary components of a Guided Reading lesson and then learn how assessment, intentional and responsive teaching, and organization of groups contribute to a balanced literacy block. 

8. Interactive Read Aloud and Shared Reading 
June 11, 2019
Presenters: Ashley Luth and Betsy Woeste
ED 6900 WB3 CRN 48202
227 Dwyer Hall - Wright State University - Lake Campus

Both are imperative for a balanced literacy program. We will dive into the practice of Interactive Read Aloud and support teachers in developing engaging IRA lessons that will develop students’ strategic thinking and collaborative conversation, as well as foster a literacy community. Participants will also experience Shared Reading and learn the impact on fluency, word study, and decoding skills.