Dr. Sally
Crowser

Learning Specialist

Dr. Sally Crowser has worked in public education for 25+ years as a 7-12 English teacher and social science teacher, online teacher, university instructor, elementary reading teacher, PreK-12 administrator, guidance counselor, testing coordinator, and presently as a learning specialist at Technology and Innovation in Education (TIE) working to improve learning. Sally is a certified data specialist, reading specialist, and Acadience/Aimsweb Plus mentor. She is trained in Orton Gillingham and LETRS. She also researches and presents Mind, Brain, and Education research as well as the Science of Reading/Foundational Reading.


Email Sally

Telephone Direct Line: (605) 716-4893

Current Projects


  • K-12 Writing Strategies Training

  • CORE Foundational Reading Trainings

  • SD DOE SPDG Coaching Coordinator

  • Literacy Support and Coaching

  • School Success Facilitation

  • Career and Technical Education Consortium Director

  • SD DOE New Teacher Mentoring Program Development Team

  • Birth -5 Literacy/Family Engagement Support

Expertise


  • CORE Foundational Reading Certified Trainer

  • Mind, Brain, and Education Strategies

  • Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS)

  • Orton-Gillingham Community Educator

  • How to Coach Anything (Jill Jackson) Trainer

  • Comprehensive Needs Assessment/Root Cause Analysis

  • Literacy Coaching

  • K-12 ELA Standards

  • Acadience Next Mentor

  • SDSTARS Certified Trainer

  • AIMSweb Administration Trainer

  • High Quality Assessments

  • Data Retreat Facilitator

Presentations

  • Foundational Reading Big 5 Train-the-Trainer

      • SD DOE: Summer 2022, Fall 2021

  • Reading Beyond: Foundational Skills for 4-8 Grades

      • SD DOE: Summers 2022,; 2021; 2020; 2019

      • Yankton, SD: June 2022

      • Marion, SD MS/HS: May 2021

  • Reading Foundational Skills

      • SD DOE: Summers 2022, 2021; 2020; 2019; 2018; 2017; 2016

      • Yankton, SD: June 2022

      • Timber Lake, SD Elem: May 2022

      • Big Stone City, SD Elementary: August 2021-May 2022

      • Yankton, SD Elementary: June 2021

      • Marion, SD Elementary: May 2021

  • SFEC Birth-5 Strategies for Early Literacy Learning

      • Chamberlain: Jan. 25, 2020

      • Belle Fourche: Feb. 1, 2020

      • Spearfish: Feb. 21, 2020

      • Virtual: Summer/Fall/Winter 2021, 2020

  • SD DOE Mentoring Program Development Team

      • Mentor Seminar: Summers 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018

      • Mentor/New Teacher Kickoff: Summers 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018

  • Comprehensive Needs Assessment/Root Cause Analysis/Monitor

      • Oglala-Lakota Schools 2021-22, 2020-21, 2019-20

      • Dupree High School 2021-22, 2020-21, 2019-20

      • DOE CTE Three Rivers Consortium 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019

  • Reading Across the Content Areas

      • Pine Ridge District: August 19, 2020

  • Mind, Brain, & Education: Developing Young Brains to Learn

      • Virtual SD Early Childhood Education Conference In-depth: April 8, 2021

      • Virtual SD Early Childhood Education Conference: April 23, 2020

  • Discussion: The Reading Brain in a Virtual Classroom

      • Virtual TIE Conference: April 20, 2020

  • Data Dig: It's All About Student Learning (Agenda)

      • South Central School District: 9/3/2021; 9/1/ 2020; 8/30/2019

  • SPDG Grant Data Processes

      • SD DOE Pierre, SD: August 6, 2019

  • Digging Deeper in the Reading Foundational Skills

      • SD DOE Pierre, SD: July 16, 2019

  • K-12 Writing Strategies Training

  • Mind, Brain, and Education: Power Strategies for Teachers and Students

      • Pine Ridge School District: Aug. 17, 2020

      • ASBSD Joint Convention: Aug. 6, 2020

      • Colman-Egan School District: May 22, 2019

  • Mind, Brain, and Education: Power Strategies for Teachers and Students

      • Technology and Innovation in Education Conference, Rapid City, SD: April 2019

  • TIE 2019 April 7-9, 2019

      • Mind, Brain, and Education Research: Power Strategies for Teachers and Students

  • Systems Change October 18, 2018

      • Book Talk: Why Students Don't Like School

  • TIE 2018 April 17, 2018

      • Writing in all Elementary Content Areas

      • Using Student Data from Online Reading Programs: Design Small Group & Explicit Instruction