LETRS Module 1: 2nd Edition

The Challenge of Learning to Read

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Please join the Allegheny Intermediate Unit's Training and Consultation Team for this virtual training.

Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (LETRS), is professional development for educators responsible for improving K-12 instruction in reading, writing, and spelling.

Module 1: The Challenge of Learning to Read – Explores the nature of skilled reading: the progression of reading development; the reasons why many children do not become good readers; the influences of biological, linguistic, environmental, and instructional factors in learning to read; and the components of effective reading instruction.

Educators who work for LEAs in the AIU3 region will have priority registration

  • There is no cost for this training. Workbooks will be provided free of charge for Educators within the AIU3 School Districts and Charters
  • ACT 48 hours available
  • Maximum Participants: 30
  • Virtual Trainings via Zoom

* Participation in Module 1 is a prerequisite for later modules.

Target Audience: K-5 General Education Teacher, K-12 Special Education Teachers, Reading Specialists, Interventionists, ESL Teachers, educators and administrators interested in literacy.

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All sessions will be held synchronously utilizing the Zoom platform.

Part 1 & 2: December 2 and 8, 2020 (12:30-3:30PM)

LETRS Module 1 (2nd Ed.): The Challenge of Learning to Read

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Content Questions Contact:

Kate Stuckey katherine.stuckey@aiu3.net

Registration questions:

Traci Seibert traci.seibert@aiu3.net