With a convergence of research around the Science of Reading, educators recognize that there needs to be an evolution in how it’s taught. But despite understanding that literacy education needs to change, teachers still face many challenges.
Presented by Dr. José Viana, Senior Education Advisor, Lexia Learning
Presented by Dr. Mary E. Dahlgren, CEO and Founder, Tools 4 Reading; and Rhonda Ayers, Sound Walls Trainer, Tools 4 Reading
Presented by Laura Beaver, District Title 1 Facilitator, Cleveland County Schools (NC); Pati Montgomery, Founder and President, Schools Cubed; Kevin Hansford, Superintendent, Kingman-Norwich Unified School District 331 (KS); and Stacy Hurst, Chief Academic Advisor at Reading Horizons and Assistant Professor of Reading at Southern Utah University
Presented by John Bennetts, National Literacy Consultant and Curriculum Consultant, Bennetts Educational Consulting and Lexia Learning
Presented by Dr. Jennifer Bishop, National Reading Consultant, Reading Horizons; and Stacy Hurst, Chief Academic Officer and Assistant Professor of Reading, Southern Utah University
Presented by Kim Vance, Director of Professional Development, Perfection Learning; and Dori Veto, VP of Product Marketing and Engagement, Perfection Learning
Presented by Dana T. Bedden, Ed.D., CAA, Superintendent of Schools, Centennial School District (PA); Anthony Gabriele, Assistant to the Superintendent for Teaching and Learning, Centennial School District (PA); Joseph Rutz, Director of Teaching and Learning, Centennial School District (PA); and Jennifer Taylor Boykins, CEO, Nothing But Education
Presented by Christine Fiorini, Director, Professional Learning Facilitator Team, Lexia Learning; and Mandisa Neal, Senior Manager, Professional Learning Facilitators, Lexia Learning
In its finest form, education is a path to prepare students to read, write, and speak with confidence. The conversation about how to achieve those outcomes for all students is much more complex. During the edLeader Panel, “Expanding Educational Equity: A New Paradigm to Ensure Literacy for All,” Kerri Larkin, Senior Education Advisor at Lexia Learning, walked us through a step-by-step process to build equitable literacy programs that develop students’ confidence.