Accomplishing Our Mission

WI Reads - 2022 Accomplishments Flyers

2021 Accomplishments

  • Exhibitor at the 2020 WI State Education Convention

  • Most events are archived on the SoR - What I Should Have Learning in College YouTube Channel

  • Conquering Dyslexia Book Study 4-part series

  • Reading Simplified 2-part series

  • Silver Moon Spelling 2-part series

  • Keys to Literacy 6-part training

  • Literacy Training Options with Dr. Stollar

  • Science of Reading Roundtable Discussion

  • Nancy Hennessy Comprehension Blueprint

  • Leveling the Playing Field with Julie Bertran

  • Orton-Gillingham Lessons Workshop with Jennifer Cerra

  • Denise Eide Logic of English 6-Part Series

  • Introduction to the Foundations Reading Skills Tool (FRST) by DPI

  • Interview with Dr. Mark Seidenberg

  • Differentiated Instruction with Dr. Sharon Walpole 6-part book study series

  • Shifting the Balance book review 3-part series with Dr. Jan Burkins and Kari Yates

  • Early Bird Screener Workshop

  • Partnered with AIM Institute for Research and Development/30 recipients of free training for Pathways to Proficient Reading

  • Sounding Out Sight Words with Denise Eide

  • Kendore Boot Camp 4-part Series

  • Evidenced Based Literacy Instruction (EBLI) 3 part Series

  • Tools 4 Reading 4-part series on Sound Walls

  • Sasha Borenstein’s How to Teach Reading and Spelling Workshop

  • Learning Ally Presentation

  • Randall Klein Early Reading 4-part series

  • Glean Education with Jessica Hammon

  • Susan Hall - Using MTSS Literacy Assessment Data for Starting Strong in the New School Year

  • Judi Dodson 3 part series Instruction that Can Change the Brain

  • Coffee Chat with Don Winn- Raising a Child with Dyslexia; What Every Parent Needs to Know

  • Leveled Readers and Decodable Readers with Linda Ferral and Michael Hunter of Readsters

  • Speech to Print with Jan Wasowicz 2-part series

  • High Frequency Words: What, Why, it pertain to the Science of Reading Dr. Katie Pace Miles

  • Thought Leaders Get Real About the Science of Reading

2020 Accomplishments

  • Equipped for Reading Success by D. Kilpatrick 8-part book study series

  • Fundamentals of Literacy Instruction and Assessment Hall/Hougan 10-part book study series

  • Phonics and Spelling Through Phoneme Grapheme Mapping webinar K. Grace book review

2004 - 2019

Beginning and Advanced Level Training

  • Nearly 250 tutors have been trained in Beginning or Advanced level trainings

  • 46 tutors have received advanced level training as a result

  • Hundreds of students have received either classroom-based or one-on-one tutoring

Area Workshops and Presentations

  • American Association of University Women

  • Library workshops in Eagle River, Minocqua, Rhinelander, Tomahawk

  • Headwaters Reading Council

  • Institute for Learning in Retirement

  • International Literacy Day Minocqua Library

  • Kiwanis of Rhinelander

  • Lac du Flambeau Improvement Association

  • Lakeland Area Kiwanis

  • Lioness Club, Manitowish Waters

  • Marshfield Neuropsychology/Language Pathology Faculty

  • Minocqua Rotary

  • Northland Pines School District

  • Oneida Tavern League

  • Retired Teachers Association

  • Rhinelander Library – Ready. Set. Read. Presentation

  • Rhinelander Rotary

  • Rhinelander Women’s Club

  • Rhinelander, Tomahawk Library

  • Terri’s Tree House

  • Weasels

Fundraising (Donations and Grants)

  • 2018 $1,896 Donations from various community organizations

  • 2017 $5,500 from various community organizations

  • 2010 $3,440 Donations from various community organizations

  • 2009 $7,410 Grants from Wisconsin Technical College, Community Mental Health Foundation and others:

  • 2008 $5405 plus grant from Wisconsin Technical College

  • 2007 $2,167 plus grant from Wisconsin Technical College

  • 2005 $1,195

  • Campanile Center for the Arts, Minocqua

State Recognition

  • Wisconsin Literacy, Inc. Honorable Mention for Literacy Advocate of the Year 2010

  • Wisconsin Branch of the International Dyslexia Association

  • Outstanding Educator Award

  • Outstanding Tutor and Tutee Awards, 2008

  • Wisconsin Literacy, Inc. Honorable Mention for Outstanding Adult Tutee 2008

  • WI American Association of University Women Best Practice Award 2006, 2007