5 Things Administrators Should Look For When Supporting Phonemic Awareness Instruction

5 Things Administrators Should Look for When Observing Phonemic Awareness Instruction

For some teachers, their first experience with Phonemic Awareness instruction may be in your classrooms. As an administrator, you have a unique opportunity to help teachers develop their knowledge and skills to support children’s reading abilities.

Join Heggerty’s Marjorie Bottari for a look at an administrator's role within reading instruction and what you should be looking for when observing a Heggerty lesson.


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Marjorie Bottari | Director of Professional Development, Heggerty

Marjorie Bottari is an experienced teacher, reading specialist, reading coach, and elementary administrator. She has had the opportunity to work with a variety of grade levels, ranging from PreK-8. Marjorie has earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Elmhurst College, a master’s degree as a reading specialist from DePaul University and a master’s in educational leadership and administration from Benedictine University. Marjorie had the opportunity to work with and learn from Dr. Michael Heggerty, who served as her mentor when receiving her administrative degree. She joined Heggerty in 2018 and is the co-author of Bridge the Gap and the Early Pre-Kindergarten curriculum.