Oakwood Speaker Series
Reading the Oakwood Way
Using Orton-Gillingham in the classroom.
October 28 - 12:00 PM
Mrs. Jeanine Cyrwus
Mrs. Jeanine Cyrwus is the Academic Coordinator for Language Arts as well as the point-of-contact for the Lower School. Mrs. Cyrwus holds a master’s degree and a post-graduate Professional License in Special Education: Specific Learning Disabilities (K-12). Additionally, she received her Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Educational Leadership. Mrs. Cyrwus started her teaching career here at Oakwood in 2003. After 6 years, she moved to a local independent school where she served as a Learning Specialist providing early intervention and academic remediation. In 2016, she returned to Oakwood in her current position.
Math the Oakwood Way
Helping students build positive math mindsets.
November 18 - 9:30 AM
Mrs. Erin Morgan,
Mrs. Erin Morgan has been a member of the Oakwood Staff since 2004. She served as a classroom teacher and now serves as Academic Coordinator for Math and Science, as well as the point of contact for the Middle School. Mrs. Morgan earned a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from the University of Mary Washington and a master’s degree in Special Education, Learning Disabilities from the University of Virginia. Mrs. Morgan holds a Virginia post-graduate Professional License with endorsements in Mathematics and Specific Learning Disabilities K-12.
Executive Functioning the Oakwood Way
Strategies for students who struggle with ADHD.
December 7 - 9:30 AM
Dr. Susan Autry
Dr. Susan C. Autry, Academic Supervisor, has served students and families of Oakwood School for over 30 years. Starting as a teacher, she moved into an administrative role as assistant to the Academic Supervisor. While in this role, she began her doctoral work in Administration and Supervision at the University of Virginia. This work built on her prior degrees in Elementary Education and Special Education: Behavior Disorders (University of Missouri), and a master’s degree in Reading with an endorsement in Learning Disabilities (University of Virginia). Dr. Autry holds Virginia post-graduate Professional licensure in Developmental Reading, Specific Learning Disabilities, Emotional Disturbance, and Administration and Supervision.