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The Science of Reading: From a Vision to Outcomes

Thursday, July 22, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

The Science of Reading: From a Vision to Outcomes

Presented by Dr. Ana Gabriela Bell Jiménez, Director of Curriculum and Instruction for Literacy, Biliteracy, Humanities, Social Studies, World Languages, and the Arts, Madison Metropolitan School District (WI)
Moderated by Dr. Debi Crimmins, Senior Vice President of Customer Advocacy, Achieve3000

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For decades, researchers have been observing instructional practices, gathering data, and analyzing student outcomes to provide insight on best practices and methods for reaching students at all levels. Yet, student academic achievement is below our collective expectations. What can we learn from science to ensure all our students perform at grade level? In this edWebinar, Dr. Gabi Bell Jiménez discusses the Science of Reading. How can we use the Science of Reading to ensure students thrive, and to inspire us and amplify student outcomes?

This edWebinar will be of interest to K-12 teachers, librarians, and school and district leaders. There will be time for questions at the end of the presentation.


Ana Gabriela Bell JiménezAbout the Presenter

Dr. Ana Gabriela Bell Jiménez is the director of curriculum and instruction for literacy, biliteracy, humanities, social studies, world languages and the arts at the Madison Metropolitan School District in Madison, WI. She is passionate about early reading for socially, culturally, and economically diverse students. Her research centers on the Science of Reading in multilinguistic instructional settings with adolescent learners. Some of her publications leverage education and race, Facts and Challenges Facing Bilingual Intercultural Education and Interculturalism: A Case Study of Afro-Costa Ricans (2020), and Education as a vehicle for social transformation: Paulo Freire’s pedagogy (2017).


Debi CrimminsAbout the Moderator

Dr. Debi Crimmins, Senior Vice President of Customer Advocacy for Achieve3000, has a true passion for providing white-glove service and strategic literacy leadership, with her Tier 1 Customer Advocacy Team, for Achieve3000’s largest customers across the country. Dr. Crimmins has an over 20-year history in developing results-based literacy solutions, marketing and sales execution, and leading key, strategic partnerships through her executive leadership roles in several technology companies. A former associate superintendent of curriculum and instruction for Orange County Public Schools in Orlando, Florida, Dr. Crimmins managed the district’s Secondary Language Arts Department and has taught literacy education programs for several colleges. Dr. Crimmins holds a bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, and Ed.D. from the University of Central Florida, all focused on literacy equity and access for all students. Additionally, her research has been published in the English Journal, Phi Delta Kappan, and by the ASCD.


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Thursday, July 22, 2021
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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