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Literacy for All! Designing Inclusive Literacy Learning Environments
ONSITE Two Day Training - both days required for credit - Foundational Literacy Skills - 2 day training - gr. k-12 with a focus on grades 4-12

Many students in grades 4-12 lack proficiency in foundational reading skills and therefore struggle with comprehension.  The purpose of this session is for participants to understand why older students must be taught the literacy skills that are normally taught in grades K-5 and how to make the instruction age appropriate. Kindergarten – 3rd grade teachers are welcome to attend. 

During day one, participants will delve deeply into the science of teaching reading. On day 2, through grade appropriate, hands-on activities, participants will explore how cognitive processes associated with disabilities, including dyslexia and related disorders, impact the learning of foundational literacy skills. In this session, participants will build knowledge and understanding of how instructional supports, including the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Guidelines along with assistive technology can be used to accommodate and reduce the impact of a disability.

This session was developed by the Inclusion in Texas Network in collaboration with the Texas Education Agency and is aligned with the HB 3 Reading Academies.  K-3 educators must still attend the HB 3 Reading Academies to meet the requirements of that legislation.

Important Session Information:


This is a 2 day training - both days are required for credit!

Masks for Audience Members of Face to Face sessions:

Please Note: visitors to the ESC are expected to wear facial coverings when entering the building and moving around common areas.  You can remove the coverings when you are seated and able to maintain 6 feet social distancing.


Session #

This training is free to all Region 10 schools.

Registration for this session begins at 12:00 AM on Thursday, July 1, 2021

Session ID:
Credits Available:
(12) CPE
(12) Contact Hours
Seats Available:
Contact Person:
April Yurch
Amie Davenport
Date Time Location
9/29/2021 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM Lamar Room
Region 10
400 E. Spring Valley Road, Richardson, 75081-5101
9/30/2021 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM Lamar Room
Region 10
400 E. Spring Valley Road, Richardson, 75081-5101
Region 10 Education Service Center
Second Location
400 E. Spring Valley Rd.
904 Abrams Rd
Richardson, TX 75081-5101
Richardson, TX 75081
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