Virginia Events

August 2023-July 2024

May 21, 2024 – Professional Panel
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This event is open to all! Join Virginia educators and VLP staff to learn more about implementation pitfalls and successes from a recent pilot study using the Virginia Assessment of Language and Literacy Screening System to inform instruction.

April 22, 2024 – Christa Haring and Austen Hecker
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This event is open to all! Join us to discuss the ‘other’ side of the reading rope – language! Christa Haring and Austen Hecker, will share their experience and expertise in the areas of language development and how to use evidence-based literacy instruction to build these skills in the classroom.

March 2024 – Deborah Lynam
The Reading League Virginia welcomed Deborah Lynam from the National Center on Improving Literacy (NCIL) for an insightful session designed to enhance your understanding of dyslexia. This opportunity will focused on deepening your knowledge about the signs of dyslexia, equipping you with the ability to recognize these indicators in students more effectively. Watch the recording here.

December 5, 2023 – Carlin Conner and Beth Williams
The Reading League Virginia welcomed Carlin Connor, and Beth Williams from Virginia Literacy Partnerships to learn more about accessing Virginia Language and Literacy Screening System (VALLSS) reports and evaluating the data to make impactful instructional decisions. Watch the video here.

November 13, 2023 – Becky Beegle
The Reading League Virginia welcomed Becky Beegle to share strategies for “Reading Big Words.” This event was designed to help strengthen your understanding of how to teach students to decode multisyllabic words. View the slides here.

August 29, 2023 – August Kickoff Meeting with Jamey Peavler
The Reading League Virginia kicked off the 2023-24 school year with Jamey Peavler, full-time instructor in the Reading Science Graduate program at Mount St. Joseph’s University, National LETRS Trainer, and textbook reviewer for post-secondary programs for the National Council for Teacher Quality. Participants learned how to plan for student success by building a scientifically based ELA block. Jamey’s session explored questions such as Which skills should I target? What should the reading block look like? and How can I ensure that students are getting the instruction they need? Watch the recording here. View the slides here.

August 29, 2023 – Annual Meeting
Watch The Reading League Virginia’s annual meeting here.

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