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Welcome Back!

Hope you had a relaxing and enjoyable summer. The work of the Legislative Task Force on Dyslexia continues. Final comments and edits are currently in process. This month trainings began with our partners in several RPDC’s to create Regional Dyslexia Specialists who will assist in the delivery of information and future trainings with their district partners.

  • October 2017
    Release of Legislative Task Force on Dyslexia’s final report of recommendations
    Here is the link to the Interim Report
  • December 31, 2017
    DESE to release Guidance to LEA’s
  • Early 2018
    Regional Trainings through RPDC’s will commence
  • Fall 2018
    Legislative mandates become effective for Screening, Supports and Professional Development

Please let me know if I can answer any questions.



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