Barbara Rowenhorst is an education consultant with TIE. She trains teachers in a variety of educational topics and works with districts to provide systemic professional development. Barb received a dual BS degree in Elementary and Special Education and a Masters in Education. She also has K-12 Reading Specialist and Teacher Educator endorsements. Barb taught 25 years in the Rapid City School District before coming to TIE and has instructed classes for South Dakota universities. More about Barb

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Current Projects:
  • Douglas K-5 literacy & K-12 school improvement teams
  • Rapid City Valley View School professional learning communities & assessment
  • Todd County (K-12) assessment
  • Oelrichs SIG grant
  • New Underwood CCSS
  • AIMSweb and DIBELS training
  • Advanced Applications in Reading class instructor

  • AIMSweb assessment trainer (part of RtI training)
  • DIBELS assessment trainer (part of RtI training)
  • CORE reading (part of RtI training)
  • Formative Assessment (based on Stiggin's work)
  • Data Analysis
  • Instructional Strategies (based on Robert Marzano's work)
  • Literacy: Reading, Comprehension, Writing, Phonics, Phonemic Awareness, Fluency)
  • Reading in the Content Areas
  • Vocabulary
  • Background Knowledge
  • Differentiated Instruction (K-8)
  • Thinkfinity
  • Smartboard (interactive whiteboard)