Spring Event and Exhibition Schedule

Spring is a busy time of year in Charleston, and at Trident Academy. The school will be represented at four events in the coming months: Lowcountry Family Expo, Kids Fair, Walk for Autism, and at the Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators Annual Conference.

The Lowcountry Family Expo will be held Saturday, March 8, 2014, from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. at the Charleston Area Convention Center. Admission is $5 for adults while children12 and under are free. Disney Channel Star Sierra McCormick (A.N.T. Farm) will be at the inaugural event which also includes interactive entertainment, guest appearances, hands-on kid’s activities, education, healthy lifestyles, and a showcase of the latest products and services for families. Come by our table to learn more about Learning Differences Education.

Kids Fair is scheduled for Sunday, March 23, 2014, from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at Burke High School (244 President St.). Come by our booth to learn more about Learning Differences Education.

The Walk for Autism will be held May 3, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. in Hampton Park. Walk for Autism-Charleston funds scholarships for families to help pay for the treatment and intervention of autism through behavioral and relational development programs. It is a family-friendly walk with free refreshments, live music, jump castles, silent auction, autism merchandise, haircuts by Great Clips, and therapy dogs. Come by our table to learn more about Learning Differences Education.

The Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators Annual Conference will be held on March 15 and 16, 2014, in Winston-Salem, N.C. Trident Academy will at the conference, and several faculty members will be in attendance. The theme is “The Power of Orton-Gillingham: Inclusive, Effective, and Universal.” Barbara Wilson will deliver a keynote address on “Integrating Orton-Gillingham and the Common Core,” and John Randall Gorby will deliver a keynote address on “My Journey.” Former Trident Academy teacher Peggy Price, M.Ed., FIT/AOGPE, will present on “The Challenges of the Orton-Gillingham Classroom Educator.”

For more information about Trident Academy’s involvement in any of these events, contact Niki Leiva at nleiva@tridentacademy.com.

 

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