John Severson

Dr. John Severson is passionate about working with teams to develop systems that ensure every child succeeds. He believes the challenges we face today can only be solved when we collaborate, build strong relationships, and understand problems through the lens of those we serve. As Executive Director of MAISA, he utilizes his 34 years of leadership to continue his focus on those best practices that ensure all students are well, graduate on time, and have great futures.

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Day 2
January 19, 2023
3:15 pm

From Diverse Classroom Librairies to Diverse Text Sets: What You Need to Know!

Oaks (Lower Level)
19 January
Time:  3:15 pm - 4:30 pm
Location:  Oaks (Lower Level)

The research is clear. Children need an abundance of reading material in classrooms and need to be read aloud to everyday. The GELN Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy Grades, K-3 as well as the GELN Essential Schoolwide Center-wide Practices in Literacy reiterate this research. Join us as we anchor the Literacy Essentials and Social Studies themes in Dr. Gholdy Muhammad’s Equity Framework for Culturally and Historically Responsive Literacy.

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