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Colorado Department of Education Professional Development - Equipped for Reading Success Fall 2021 (Online Course)

Equipped for Reading Success Fall 2021 (Online Course)

Audience: Educators, Other District/School Staff | Topic: Literacy, Special Education | Hosted by: Office of Special Education

Self-Paced format. Equipped for Reading Success Fall 2021 (Online Course)
Self-Paced format

Registration is now open for our new online course Equipped for Reading Success! This course was created by CDE in collaboration with David Kilpatrick Ph.D. and Deb Hoesterey, educational consultant and literacy specialist. Please see the attached flier for more details. Email Veronica Fiedler (fiedler_v@cde.state.co.us) if you have any questions. 

Common Questions

When will the course be available? 

This course will run every spring, summer, and fall. Join the SLD listserv to receive announcements about registration. You can subscribe to the SLD listserv by sending an email to: SLD-subscribe-request@cdelist.cde.state.co.us

Fall 2021 Course Dates

The fall 2021 course will run from September 24 - December 31, 2021.

Registration

Registration for Equipped for Reading Success, Fall 2021 is open now. Registration is limited and will close on September 20, 2021. 


What information does this course cover? 

Equipped for Reading Success focuses more on the implementation of scientific, research-based assessments and interventions for early literacy and remedial interventions for students who show risk factors for reading difficulties and disabilities.


Who is this course designed for?

This course is open to any Colorado public educator or school leader who is interested in deepening their understanding of the science of reading.

Do I need the book to complete the course?

Participants DO NOT need the book to complete this online course. However, participants  may want to view the course as a tandem companion or supplemental resource for supporting a study of the book. However, participants WILL NEED the book Equipped for Reading Success to implement the assessment and instructional practices with their students.


What are the course requirements?

The Equipped for Reading Success course requires participants to watch 16 module videos and complete short assessments for each module as well as a final course evaluation.

 

 

 

Event Date and Time

  • Friday, September 24, 2021 (All day)

Location

Online

Certificate

10 CDE Professional Development credit hours.

Neither the course Assessing, Preventing, and Overcoming Reading Difficulties presented by David Kilpatrick Ph.D. nor the Equipped for Reading Success course satisfy the professional development requirements outlined in the newly revised Colorado READ Act. There are seven different options of professional development that do satisfy that requirement. Please visit the CO READ Act website for information about those options.

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