Train-the-Trainer Institute (Part III): Teaching Argumentation (Become an Onsite Trainer)

Dallas, TX
Workshop Date: 
Monday, January 29, 2018 - 9:00am to Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 4:00pm
3 days;18 hours

Deadline refers to Module 3: Teaching Argumentation

Price: $999 per institute or $3,500 for all four

Beginning June 2017, the Jane Schaffer Writing Program® (JSWP) will conduct a summer institute designed to train selected teachers to become OnSite Trainers for their campuses and/or districts. Dr. Deborah E. Louis, owner of the JSWP, along with JSWP national trainers, will conduct three-day workshops in each of the four modes of discourse. This program focuses on empowering district coaches, deans, and teachers with the cognitive and implementation process of the "official" JSWP methodology. Qualified participants will be trained to deliver meaningful, accurate, and scaffolded JSWP skills and concepts to their district’s or campus’ faculty. 

    Participants in the OnSite Trainer’s Institute must provide proof of the following qualifications:

    •  Valid State Teacher’s License
    •  Bachelor’s degree or above from an accredited college or university
    •  Three (3) years or more classroom experience
    •  Currently employed by a public, private, or charter school or district
    •  Trained by an official JSWP trainer in the past ten years (proof of training required)
    •  Implemented the JSWP in a classroom setting (PreK-college) for a minimum of three (3) consecutive years (student samples required)

    Fax or scan/email your information to 214.943.9447 or, respectively. Please include a cover sheet with your name, school, and JSWP order number.

    Included with This Special Program

    • Unparalleled Professional Development
      • Official JSWP “OnSite Trainer” certification in up to four modes of discourse
      • Administrator’s 90-minute “Orientation” webinar with Dr. Louis
      • Live “OnSite Trainer” monthly Q&A webinars with Dr. Louis
    • Extensive Tools and Resources
      • Teacher's guide, student graphic organizers, pen pack
      • Official JSWP PowerPoint® slide presentations
      • FAQ
      • Access to digital versions of teachers’ guides, graphic organizers, tools
      • Templates
      • Training materials (sign-in sheets, order forms, participant certificates)
      • Pacing plans
      • Product updates
    • Cutting-Edge Research and Insight
      • Industry trends
      • Resources
      • Best practices through newsletters, webcasts, blogs, and much more
    • Cost Savings for Members of Program
      • 20% Discount on “Teacher Guides” and “Student Consumables”
      • 10% Discount on Job-Embedded Training (JET), MockX®, and other professional development workshops offered by JSWP (See current offerings.)
      • 10% Discount on JSWP Products (online student courses, apps, posters, literary guides, t-shirts, pen packs)
    • Networking Opportunities and Forums
      • Ideas
      • Knowledge sharing
      • Best practices

    Districts or campuses pay for 1) the training of an Onsite Trainer; and 2) a site license.

    • OnSite Trainer fees
      • One-time 2-year certification for each module
        • Response to Literature (June 26-28, 2017)- $999 (Deadline: May 26, 2017)
        • Explanatory/Informational Writing Across-the-Curriculum (September 25-27 2017) - $999 (Deadline: August 25, 2017)
        • Argumentation (January 29-31, 2018) - $999 (Deadline: December 31, 2017)
        • Narrative (April 30-May 2, 2018) - $999 (March 30, 2018)
        • All Four - $3,500
    • Annual renewal after two-year certification
      • $499 per module
      • 90-minute webinar per module
      • Annual district/campus license fees
        • Entity designates beginning and ending date of license
          • July 1 – June 30; or
          • September 1 – August 31
    • Price based on student enrollment*
      • 2,150 and above: $7,000
      • 1,100 – 2,149: $5,000
      • 480 – 1,099: $3,000
      • 221 – 479: $2,500
      • 105 – 220: $1,500
      • 104 and below: $1,000

    *Districts or campuses, please submit a Purchase Order for the amount related to your student enrollment. Submit the P.O. to Louis Educational Concepts, LLC., 400 South Zang Blvd., Ste. 1425, Dallas, Texas 75208. Fax: 214.946.3385

      Training Hours:

      9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

      Lunch: 11:30 - 12:45 P.M.

      Location: Jane Schaffer World Headquarters

      The Oak Room (Ground Floor "0")
      Bank of America Tower
      400 South Zang Boulevard, Dallas, Texas 75208
      Phone: 214.946.3385
      Fax: 214.943.9447

      Parking: Free parking is available on the south side of the building on Centre Street. Do not park in the lot behind Oak Cliff Towers. Parking is reserved for bank customers only, and towing will be enforced.

      Questions? 214.946.3385


      Credit Cards and Purchase Orders Accepted.

      • Purchase Orders must be received by registration deadline to reserve seats.
      • Please make Purchase Orders and checks payable to Louis Educational Concepts, LLC