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Advisory Lists of Professional Development and Instructional Programming

The READ Act requires the department to identify quality reading instructional programs and professional development programs for use by local education agencies. This page includes information about providers and programs that have been identified through a review process.

READ Act Instructional Programming New Rubrics- Seeking feedback

The Preschool through Third Grade office at CDE is seeking your feedback on the rubrics that will be used for the approval of instructional programming for core, supplemental, and intervention under the READ Act. A brief webinar was hosted on December 19th, 2019, at 10AM which provided information about the rubric and how to provide feedback online.  The window for providing feedback to each rubric is December 19th through January 8th, 2020. 

Register for the webinar

CDE Draft Rubric Feedback Webinar

Resources for Providing Feedback

READ Act Instructional Programming Reviewers Needed

The Preschool through Third Grade office at CDE is seeking reviewers to take part in the process of approving instructional programming for the READ Act advisory lists. We will be conducting reviews over multiple days. Applicants may indicate one, a few, or all days which they are able to support the CDE in the review process.Reviews will be held in downtown Denver. External Travel and parking expenses will be reimbursed for external reviewers. Accepting applications through Friday, January 17th. 

Apply here if you’re interested in supporting this process:

If you have further questions, please contact Marisa Calzadillas at Calzadillas_M@cde.state.co.us

READ Act Professional Development Reviewers Needed

The Preschool through Third Grade office at CDE is seeking reviewers to take part in the process of approving professional development for the READ Act advisory lists. We will be conducting reviews over multiple days. Applicants may indicate one, a few, or  all days which they are able to support the CDE in the review process.

Please apply here if you’re interested in supporting this process.

Reviews will be held in Denver metro area. External Travel and parking expenses will be reimbursed for external reviewers.

If you have further questions, please contact Marisa Calzadillas at Calzadillas_M@cde.state.co.us

READ Act: Request for Advisory List Submission: Instructional Programming

The Request for Advisory List Submission: Instructional Programming is open. The review is a two part process for vendors to submit instructional programs: core, supplemental and intervention to be reviewed for inclusion on the Colorado Department of Education READ Act Advisory List. The opportunity to submit an instructional program for review closed October 30, 2019. Read more.

All Instructional Programs Submitted and Reviewed 

 

2019 READ Conference Highlighted Speaker: Steven Dykstra, PhD

 

In October 2019, the department hosted the 5th Annual READing conference. Steven Dykstra, Ph.D., a psychologist from Milwaukee Wisconsin, where he does writing, speaking, and advocacy on the subject of reading and literacy, was one of the keynote presenters. His presentation focused on our shared history of reading instruction - to show us how we got here, where that is, and how we might find the courage to do better.

 

Archived Advisory List Materials

Advisory Lists

You will find contact information, program descriptions and a summary provided by the vendor.