2018 Reading, Literacy & Learning Virtual Conference

S15 - Forging Partnerships so All Children Can Read

Oct 27, 2018 1:00pm ‐ Oct 27, 2018 2:00pm


This session details the work of the PA Branch of IDA in partnering with other organizations to advance teacher training in the science of reading. A panel of presenters representing PBIDA, Philadelphia's Read By 4th Campaign, and representatives from Pennsylvania's Dyslexia Screening and Early Literacy Intervention Pilot will discuss strategies for developing effective partnerships and mobilizing stakeholders.

Learning Objective:

  • MULTISENSORY STRUCTURED LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION: Assess multisensory language instruction and how it can effectively be taught in a classroom setting.


  • Monica McHale-Small, Ph.D., Adjunct Associate Professor, Temple University
  • Diane Reott, Founder, PA Dyslexia Literacy Coalition of PBIDA
  • Nancy Scharff, Instructional Strategies Consultant, Read By 4th Philadelphia


  • Monica McHale-Small, Ph.D.:

    Is the President of IDA-Pennsylvania

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