OCDE Project GLAD® 2023/24 Sessions

What is GLAD?

GLAD Informational Video

WRESA is excited to offer the North Carolina, standards based Project Glad Tier I training and certification. In this rigorous professional development model, participants will

  • Gain a better understanding of English language development.

  • Acquire research based instructional strategies to meet the cognitive, linguistic, and emotional needs of all students.

  • Grasp knowledge on how to integrate content and English Language Development standards for differentiated core instruction.


  • K – 8 Classroom Teachers

  • K-12 ESL Teachers

  • Dual Language Teachers

  • EC Teachers

There are two components to GLAD training. Component I is the Research and Theory portion and component II is the Demonstration portion. Component I is two full days while Component II is four full days.

For questions and registration, please contact:

Candie Sellers


OCDE Project GLAD 2023 Session:

Includes: 6 Full days of training and a training manual

Type:    Face-to-Face   (All Sessions)
Time:    8:30am-3:30pm  (All Sessions)

Fee:      $650.00 WRESA Members (Includes a Training Manual)
         $1025.00 Non-Members   (Includes a Training Manual)

Credit:  40 Contact Hours - Must Attend all 6 days to receive credit

There are two components to GLAD training: You must complete Component I and Component II training to receive full credit. Choose dates from each Component below:

*Component I: Research and Theory  (This is a 2- day requirement)

 When you register, you will choose one of the following options for the 2-day event:

  1. July 26 & 27 at Henderson County Public Schools,    OR
  2. September 20 and 21 at Henderson County Public Schools OR
  3. November 16 and 17 at Flat Rock Middle School

 * Component II: Classroom Demonstrations  (This is a 4-day requirement)

When you register, you will choose one of the following options for the 4-day event.  Please choose the grade level closest to the grade level you teach:

  1. August 1st-4th 2nd grade @ Bruce Drysdale Elementary   OR
  2. September 11th-14th  Grade TBD @ Upward Elementary  OR
  3. September 25th-28th 6-8 grade @ Flat Rock Middle School OR
  4. December 12th – 15th,  2nd Grade @ Johnston Elementary School  (changed from Jan 8th-11th, 2024)