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Welcome Back!

I hope this finds you and yours healthy and safe. Navigating the return to schools has presented many challenges but has also lead to new and creative ways of fostering successful students.

Dyslexia Screening, supports and professional development mandates are in effect for the 2020-2021 school year. Please find the “Re-opening Considerations” document in the Quick Links Box for more information. It will be updated as new resources become available.

LETRS 3rd Edition PD continues throughout the state. Face-to-face trainings have been converted to virtual for the foreseeable future. Please contact the RPDC directly for information regarding training options. For more information about the LETRS professional development course go to: 

https://www.voyagersopris.com/professional-development/letrs/letrs-new  Materials and online access codes are obtained directly from Voyager Sopris. For districts with enrollment under 4000, contact Hilary Myers Hilary.Myers@voyagersopris.com 800-547-6747 ext. 9391. For districts with enrollment over 4000, contact Robyn Rogers Robyn.Rogers@voyagersopris.com  800-547-6747 ext. 5136.

Related courses: Diagnosis and Correction through the Multi-Dimensional Science of Reading are available for college credit.

LETRS Volume 2 training will be available through the RPDC’s beginning late Summer 2020. Check https://mylearningplan.com for dates.

Coming in 2021! LETRS Early Childhood 

Scholarships for Teacher Training are available through the Missouri-Kansas Branch of the International Dyslexia Association. For more information, check out

Beginning in September, Monthly Curriculum Content Meetings will be hosted virtually. Please see the link on the Curriculum page for dates, topics and registration links. 

Please reach out if I can further support.

With appreciation,

Kim Stuckey | Director-Dyslexia Specialist | Office of College and Career Readiness
Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education |P: 573-751-2584 | dese.mo.gov