Structured Literacy Leadership: What Administrators Need to Know!
Applications due by October 6, 2023
This is an approved Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) PIL course. This 30-hour course aims to ensure that educational leaders deepen their understanding of the Act 55, Chapter 49 legislative requirements defined in PA code 49.1 regarding the Science of Reading and Structured Literacy and that they are better prepared to lead and support their staff in increasing reading achievement for all students, particularly diverse learners including students with disabilities.
This professional development opportunity will outline and review leading research in literacy, identify big ideas in reading instruction, and assist education leaders to analyze their core reading program and make determinations about instructional gaps in their current literacy program. In addition, leaders will be able to understand the importance of and be able to evaluate how teachers and systems leverage efficient instructional practices including explicit instruction to improve outcomes for students within a Structured Literacy Framework.
Finally, the training will help school leaders in understanding Structured Literacy within an MTSS framework through evidence-based practices that support outcomes for students with disabilities and leverages increased supports for students with below grade level skills.
Structured Literacy Leadership Application
Application deadline is the close of business on October 6, 2023.Note: Due to limited capacity, not all applicants will be selected to participate. All applicants will be notified via email of their status by October 12, 2023.
Selected applicants will be provided a registration key to register. Registration will be completed online via the PaTTAN website at www.pattan.net.