Dyslexia teacher training starts Feb. 20

brain with words coming out

A six-part training session on topics related to dyslexia will begin on Feb. 20 and is open to teachers for registration.

Senate Bill 1003 teacher training related to dyslexia is scheduled to take place Feb. 20, 21, March 7, 8, May 3 and 4, with instruction in two Roseburg locations.

Each day's training is from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Attendance at all six sessions is expected. Cost is $750 per teacher and includes all materials. There will be a one-hour lunch break, but a meal is not provided.

Sessions are scheduled as follows:

Tuesday, Feb. 20, and Wednesday, Feb. 21: Ford Family Foundation, 1600 N.W. Stewart Parkway

Wednesday, March 7, and Thursday, March 8: Douglas Education Service District, 1871 N.E. Stephens St. 

Thursday, May 3, and Friday, May 4: Douglas Education Service District, 1871 N.E. Stephens St.

Training topics include:
Reading brain
Dyslexia understood
Assessment of and for learning
Essentials of explicit, systematic instruction
Orothography decoded
Strategies for increasing fluency
The written word

Please contact Kristin Swanson at kristin.swansonatdouglasesd.k12.or.us if you have questions. Here is how to register for teacher training related to dyslexia