2022 PaTTAN Literacy Symposium

72. Unpacking the Science of Reading Defining Guide

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Session Dates

Thursday June 16, 2022 10:15 AM - 11:30 AM - Webinar


What is meant by the phrase “the science of reading”? This interactive session will explore The Science of Reading: A Defining Guide, through presentation and discussion of:

  • The definition of the science of reading and why it matters
  • What is and what is not included in the definition of scientifically-based research
  • The theoretical foundations of reading development, reading processes and reading instruction
  • Instructional practices that do and do not align with reading science
  • A framework for implementation that transfers research into better student outcomes (k-5)

Target Audience

Elementary Educators, Secondary Educators, Special Education Teachers, Speech Language Practitioners, School Leaders/Administrators, Reading Specialists, Teachers of English Language Learners, Literacy Coaches, Instructional Support Team Members, School Psychologists, Pre-Service Teachers, Higher Education Instructors, Paraprofessionals, and Families

Topics Covered: Literacy

Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate individuals who have special needs as addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act and who need assistance at this event. Contact: Kelly Kapp, at 717-901-2271, or kkapp@pattan.net.

Event Info

Event Type:



Stephanie Stollar

Event Contact:


Kelly Kapp

Content Contact:

Pam Kastner

Additional Info

Download a PDF of the SYMPOSIUM SCHEDULE here: