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2018 Reading, Literacy & Learning Virtual Conference

PC5 - Pathways to Program Accreditation With the International Dyslexia Association

Oct 24, 2018 12:30pm ‐ Oct 24, 2018 4:00pm

Standard: $20.00


This symposium will introduce IDA's newly refined Program Accreditation process, and will include an overview of available resources designed to support interested Institutions of Higher Education, and independent educator preparation programs in completing the application and renewal application processes.

Learning Objective:

  • EDUCATOR TRAINING: Identify pathways to IDA program accreditation

Disclosure: Julie McCombes-Tolis and Allison Quirion are employed by the International Dyslexia Association and responsible for IDAs accreditation initiative. Louisa Moats, David C. Winters, and Suzanne Carreker have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Stephanie Al Otaiba is an IDA board member-at-large.


  • Stephanie Al Otaiba, Ph.D., Patsy and Ray Caldwell Centennial Chair in Teaching and Learning, Boad Member, Southern Methodist University, Interntional Dyslexia Association
  • Suzanne Carreker, Ph.D., CALT-QI, Principal Educational Content Lead, Lexia Learning Systems
  • Jule McCombes-Tolis, Ph.D., Chief Academic Officer, International Dyslexia Association
  • Louisa Moats, Ed.D., Primary Author, Knowledge and Practice Standards for Teachers of Reading
  • Allison Quirion, Educator Training Initiatives Coordinator, International Dyslexia Association
  • David C. Winters, Ph.D., Certified Dyslexia Specialist, Fellow/AOGPE, Eastern Michigan University

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