All students, regardless if they attend independent or public schools, deserve access to effective instruction and effective literacy programs today and for generations to come. This session describes the ten year journey of a successful Independent school to create a comprehensive and evidence-based literacy model and the use of implementation science best practices to replicate and sustain it. Both the development the comprehensive model from research into defining what it looks like in practice and how to empower educators to implement and sustain across school settings with be shared.
ASSESSMENT: Examine issues related to the assessment of dyslexia and how assessment results can inform the selection of academic interventions.
IMPLEMENTATION: Gain an awareness of methods and practices that support the successful implementation of literacy interventions in schools and districts.
TEACHING/INSTRUCTION/INTERVENTION: Examine critical issues regarding the involvement of teachers in the implementation of Response to Intervention (RTI).
TEACHING/INSTRUCTION/INTERVENTION: Examine the conditions under which teachers can learn and apply understandings of language and literacy to more effective instruction of “at risk” students.
TEACHING/INSTRUCTION/INTERVENTION: Identify effective practices and speech/language strategies for reading, written language, math and content area instruction.
Disclosure: Michelle A. Duda, Patricia Roberts, and Julia Salamone have no relevant financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose.