OCDE Project GLAD® Components I and II

Tier I Training and Certification Research Theory

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.

Who is it for?  K-8 Classroom Teachers, ESL Teachers, Dual Language Teachers and EC Teachers


COMPONENT I: Research and Theory   February 1st – 2nd 2018

When:  February 1 – 2, 2018 (8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.)

Where:  Historic Johnson Farm 3346 Haywood Rd  Hendersonville NC, 28791



Component II:  Classroom Demonstration   March 13th– 16th 2018 

When: March 13 – 16, 2018  (8:30am – 3:30pm)

Where:  Upward Elementary School   45 Education Dr,   Flat Rock NC, 28731



Must complete both components to earn Tier I Certification and 4 CEUs.

Cost per participant:  $375 for WRESA Members; $1,035 for Non-WRESA Members

Project GLAD Certified Trainers:  Julie Ro (julie.ro@bcsemail.org) and Omar Lemus (omar.lemus@bcsemail.org) and

Simone Wertenberger   sgwertenberger@hcpsnc.org

Questions?  Contact Simone Wertenberger 828.697.4733/sgwertenberger@hcpsnc.org