WI Reads Act 20 Professional Learning Series!

Certificate of Completion is available by joining the online program

Wisconsin's Right to Read: The Case for Act 20

Learn about the rationale for ACT 20, Wisconsin's Right to Read legislation of 2023. Attendees will develop an understanding of Wisconsin's history of reading achievement, along with the rationale to change reading instruction and assessment in Wisconsin. In addition, Dr. Wiessenburger will share the successful efforts of other states, regions, and school districts and next steps to ensure that all Wisconsin children will be able to achieve reading proficiency. The presentation has been reviewed by Legislative Counsel and will include an opportunity to ask questions related to the implementation of Act 20.

Wisconsin's Right to Read: The Specifics of Act 20

WI Reads is thrilled to have Dr. Jacklyn Wiessenuburger present Wisconsin's Right to Read: The Specifics of ACT 20.  Dr. Wiessenburger served as an advisor to members of the Wisconsin Legislature during the development of ACT 20 on behalf of WI Reads. She will presented information on this bipartisan bill signed into law by Governor Tony Evers in July of 2023 - Wisconsin's Right to Read Act. This deep dive into the specific requirements of ACT 20 has been review by Legislative Counsel and inform key stakeholders about the details of the bill.

Act 20 in the Context of Legal Developments Nationally: An Impartial Legal Analysis

WI Reads was thrilled to have Perry A. Zirkel present Act 20 in the Context of Legal Developments Nationally: An Impartial Legal Analysis. He will be sharing an impartial national legal perspective including systematic review of the IDEA and Section 504, various state laws, and court rulings specific to K-12 students with dyslexia.

The recording and handout are no longer available. In depth information is available at his website.

ACT 20 Implementation Questions to Consider: