Pennsylvania LETRS: Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling

PA LETRS Module 8, 2nd Ed.: Assessment for Prevention and Early Intervention

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Session Dates

Friday April 01, 2016 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM - PaTTAN - WEST


Module 8 distinguishes screening and progress monitoring assessments from diagnostic and outcome assessment. This module reviews the rationale for the early screening with fluency-based measures and teaches how to use a developmental spelling inventory. (Focus: Grades Kindergarten through Third Grade)


Module 8 Attendees will:

  • Explore in depth the use of screening and progress monitoring as a basis for instructional decision-making.
  • View and practice interpreting screening data for the purpose of making instructional decisions.
  • Examine spelling errors, writing samples, and other informal assessments in the context of case study analysis.

Target Audience

Teachers of reading and spelling, including literacy consultants, coaches, reading specialists, special education teachers, regular education teachers, and general and special education administrators.

Individuals attending this course must arrive on time and stay the duration of the course in order to receive Act 48 Professional Education hours. Requests for exceptions are to be brought to the attention of the individual´s Superintendent or IU Director prior to the course.

Target Audience

All participants are required to take Module 1 prior to participation in Modules 2 through 12.

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 training. Contact: Kelly Kapp, at 717-901-2271, or " Kapp email)"

Event Info

Event Type:


Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
No credit


PaTTAN Educational Consultant

Event Contact:


Marie Strobel
800-360-7282 x 3101

Additional Info

*PLEASE NOTE:* Participants must have completed a LETRS Module 1 training, before registering for any other Modules.

Registrants must purchase the LETRS  workbook for the appropriate module through PaTTAN.  The price for the workbook is $40.65.

This is an interactive training. Microphones and cameras are required to be on throughout the session.

Due to the limited number of registration slots and the time constraints with mailing workbooks, THESE SESSIONS ARE OPEN ONLY TO PA REGISTRANTS.