Virginia Events

August 2023-July 2024

August 29, 2023 – August Kickoff Meeting

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.

August 29, 2023 – Annual Meeting

Watch The Reading League Virginia’s annual meeting here.

August 2022-July 2023

April 19, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. EST – Virginia Literacy Partnerships: An Overview of the New State Literacy Screener

The Reading League Virginia will host members from the Virginia Literacy Partnerships office of UVA to share updates to the Virginia Language and Literacy Screening System (formerly PALS) in preparation for statewide implementation in School Year 2024-2025. Watch the recording of this event here.

February 15, 2023 at 6:30 p.m. EST – Professional Conversations: Current Practices in Evidence-based Literacy Instruction from the Field

The Reading League of Virginia will host a panel of professionals representing schools around the commonwealth who are currently implementing scientifically-based reading instruction in preparation for state-wide implementation of the Virginia Literacy Act in School Year 2024-2025. Watch the recording of this event here.

December 8, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. EST – Delegate Carrie Coyner and Dr. Emily Solari

This event is open to all TRL-VA members! Join us for a follow up discussion with Delegate Coyner and Dr. Solari focused on the Virginia Literacy Act. The Zoom link will be emailed to all paid members the morning of the event.

November 10, 2022- How a Science of Reading Bill Became a Law…in Virginia! – Live Listening Event (open to all)

August 2021- July 2022

August – Louisa Moats – Q&A with Louisa Moats Kick-Off Event

October 27, 2021 – Emily Solari – Literacy in Virginia

November 17, 2021 – Colby Hall – Adolescent Literacy

January 12, 2022 – Lyn Stone – Learning to Spell in a Complex Orthography

February 22, 2022 – Tracy Weeden – Increasing Opportunities for Students

May 18, 2022 – Jan Hasbrouck – The Science of Reading: What and How

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