PA Dyslexia Public Cohort Series


Session Dates

Friday November 20, 2020 - Online
Sunday May 30, 2021 - Online


This series will provide in-depth knowledge and practice in the science of reading as it relates to early literacy intervention and the prevention of early reading difficulties, including dyslexia.

The series will provide the requisite knowledge and skills needed to effectively teach students to read in the early grades. The big ideas of reading will be a central focus. Those big ideas include: phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, comprehension, and oral language. Effective instructional routines are also offered in this series to bridge research to practice.

At the completion of this series, participants will demonstrate the necessary knowledge and skills needed to effectively participate in Pennsylvania’s Dyslexia Pilot Expansion Project.

Target Audience

Special educators, regular educators, reading specialists, administrators, parents.

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

Event Info

Event Type:

On-line Courses

Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
No credit


PaTTAN Educational Consultant

Event Contact:


Kelly Kapp

Content Contact:

Pam Kastner

Additional Info

IMPORTANT ACT 48 INFORMATION - Submission of Act 48 to hours to PDE will not begin until after the course closing date and may take up to 30 days to be complete.