Courses and Workshops

LETRS Third Edition courses are now PDE Approved for CPE

  • For Pennsylvania Certified Teachers Only

    Program Details   

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    Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling 3rd Edition (Volume 1) (2019), offered by Voyager Sopris Learning, Inc. This is a blended course series, including an online component, print textbook, and live trainings.

    • Part I of IV- Volume 1, Units 1 & 2 = 3 CPEs/90 Hours

    • Part II of IV- Volume 1, Units 3 & 4 = 3 CPEs/90 Hours

    •  Part III of IV- Volume 2, Units 5 & 6 = 3 CPEs/90 Hours

    • Part IV of IV- Volume 2, Units 7 & 8 = 3 CPEs/90 Hours

    Watch a recorded video to learn more about the LETRS program.

    Download Power Point slides to learn more about the LETRS program.

  • Join the 2021 Cohort now!

    Part I of IV

    This course is a component of the educator-training program titled: LETRS (Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling) 3rd Edition (Volume 1) (2019), offered by Voyager Sopris Learning, Inc. Online video segments for each session of each unit are used to teach, explain, and offer implementation examples of key ideas directly into the classroom. The course includes online instruction of units 1 and 2 supported by the manuals and twelve hours of face-to-face training. Each unit takes 15-20 hours to complete, including time spent reading the manual, working through the online sessions, and completing the ‘Bridge to Practice' classroom application activities.

    Learning will occur as participants explore a full experience with these topics:
    - The Challenge of Learning to Read (Unit 1)
    - The Speech Sounds of English (Unit 2)

    Instructor: Janine Presloid

    Date and Times:

    Live/synchronous sessions:
    - August 31- Kickoff session, 4-6 pm - virtual via Zoom
    - Tues & Thurs, October 26 & 28, 2021, 4-7 pm - virtual via Zoom
    - Tues & Thurs January 11 & 13, 2022 4-7 pm - location TBD

    Asynchronous work:
    - Unit 1- September 1-October 24, 2021
    - Unit 2- November 1, 2021- January 9 2022

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    REGISTER TODAY!

    Registration closes on July 26. After July 26 all registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferrable.

    All participants that join the cohort will register for the second half of the program by invitation only. Dates and time to be announced.

Cost

Costs include materials fee and access to online learning platform.

In partnership with Voyager Sopris Learning, Inc.

  • Requirements for Completion

    • Must have an active PA teaching certificate and a PPID number
    • Must take courses in numerical order
    • Enroll in course in your own IU region, unless not offered
    • Must pay for materials and access to the VSL online learning platform
    • Complete all required expectations by the end of each unit

Questions?

  • Please contact Kari Shields via email or 484-237-5023 and she will be happy to assist you.