WI Reads

(Literacy Task Force of Wisconsin)

Equity through Literacy

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Summer 2022 Professional Learning Opportunities

The Literacy Task force of Wisconsin proudly presents...

Our next training for admins and literacy leaders...

Revisiting Your School and District’s Literacy Approach - “What does the evidence and science tell us about how we should be teaching and leading literacy in our schools so ALL students learn to read?”

This three-hour session is intended for school and districts leaders, or members of a school staff who have the capacity to lead and create change. (Superintendents, Assistant Superintendents, Curriculum Directors, Special Education Administrators, Principals, Assistant Principals, Literacy Coaches, Reading Specialists, Lead Teachers.) The session will be recorded for later viewing.


Wednesday, June 22, 2022

12:00-3:00pm Central Time (1:00-4:00 ET)

Cost: $25

Brent Conway, Assistant Superintendent, West Newbury, MA

Leading a Tiered Systems Change - Lunch & Lead February 25, 2022

Come join us for a 4-week book study beginning June 20-July 18th (no book study the week of the 4th) on the book, Why Our Children Can't Read and What We Can Do About It by Diane McGuinness.

This book will give you insights on how to help struggling readers of all ages.

Register in advance for this meeting:

https://us02web.zoom.us/.../tZEsfuutqz8iHN1EWWwh7vVDJkljL...

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. ALL MEETINGS WILL BE RECORDED AND POSTED IN THE SPEECH TO PRINT EXPLORATION FB GROUP AND THE SOR YOU TUBE CHANNEL

Literacy Intervention Workshop

from the CEO and creator of EBLI - Nora Chahbazi

July 27, 28 and 29, 2022 from 8:30am-3:00pm at the Nicolet College Northwoods Center.

In this lively, interactive three day session you will receive theory, instruction, and practice in delivering targeted, research-aligned EBLI methodology and key instructional activities. After the workshop, you will have a roadmap to immediately apply what you learned to accelerate the reading and spelling abilities of students in 1:1 or small group instruction. Live and video demonstrations of the activities will be part of the workshop, along with lesson plans and easy-to-implement materials to use with learners who are at a 3rd grade or higher level in reading. Whiteboards and markers will also be supplied to participants.

Please join us for this informative workshop! The cost is $295.00.


Mission

WI Reads | The Literacy Task Force of Wisconsin (LTFW) advocates for Equity through Literacy by increasing awareness and understanding of the Science of Reading.

Our mission is accomplished through our goals:

  • increase awareness about the impact of literacy

  • provide training about the Science of Reading

  • connect teachers, leaders, parents, and interested individuals with resources

  • raise funds for literacy training, partial scholarships, and resources, and operational costs

Who We Are

WI Reads | The Literacy Task Force of Wisconsin (LTFW) is a nonprofit educational and informational organization dedicated to increasing awareness and understanding of the Science of Reading. We are parents, educators, community leaders, and citizens. LTFW partners with individuals and organizations including:

  • American Association of University Women (AAUW)

  • Decoding Dyslexia Wisconsin (DDWI)

  • International Dyslexia Association (IDA)

  • International Dyslexia Association - (WIBIDA)

  • Nicolet Area Technical College

  • The Reading League

  • The Reading League Wisconsin (TRL-WI)

  • WI Dyslexia Roadmap

  • Wisconsin Health Literacy (WHL)

  • Wisconsin Literacy, Inc.

  • Wisconsin Reading Coalition

What We Do

  • provide training about the Science of Reading

  • facilitate talks about literacy to individuals, groups, agencies, and organizations

  • fund-raise for training, scholarships, resources, and operational costs