Arizona Dyslexia & K-5 Literacy Endorsement Training

K-5 Literacy Endorsement Training

Are you looking for a training course that meets the requirements for the 90-hour, Arizona K-5 Literacy Endorsement Training? Keys to Literacy is an approved provider of training for this professional development.

About the K-5 Literacy Endorsement Training (K-5 LET)

This 90-hour training course is required for K-5 classroom teachers, K-3 early childhood educators, interventionists, literacy coaches, and special education teachers. The training course must be completed by July 1, 2028. In addition to completing an approved course, a Foundations of Reading assessment taken through ADE must be passed. To learn more, visit the ADE website or click here for an ADE video about K-5 LET.

Download a brochure with details and costs.

Why choose Keys to Literacy to provide K-5 LET training to educators in your school or district?

Keys to Literacy is a nationally recognized leader in the field of literacy professional development and our trainers have deep knowledge and experience about research-based, science-of-reading instruction practices. Our practical, approved course helps participants make connections to classroom instruction and is economically priced. The content for our K-5 LET course is already on the approved list for previous Dyslexia Designees training, which made it automatically approved for the new K-5 LET.

Course Format Options

Your school or district has a choice of format for completing the training course:

  1. Facilitated Online Course: combines a 52-hour online course with 15 hours of virtual-live meeting facilitated by a Keys trainer, plus 24 hours of independent work.
  2. Virtual-Live or Live-Onsite Training: combines 66 hours of live course delivery (12 days), plus 24 hours of independent work.

Keys to Literacy will work with you to develop a flexible schedule to complete the training before the 2028 deadline that meets the needs of your educators.

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Extension of 2020-2022 Dyslexia Designee Training (see below): If your school district contracted with Keys to Literacy to provide the 45-hour Dyslexia Designee professional development and would like to learn about options for using this training as part of the K-5 Literacy Endorsement training, please contact us. Click here for a flyer with information.

Dyslexia Designee Training

Are you looking for a training course for the Dyslexia Designee Training required by the Arizona Department of Education? Keys to Literacy is an approved provider of training for this professional development.

Who is a Dyslexia Training Designee?

Every Arizona school serving K-3 students must identify at least one teacher who is responsible for receiving approved training in 1) URD: Understanding and Recognizing Dyslexia, 2)  I: Reading Instruction, and 3) II: Intensifying Instruction. Keys to Literacy was approved by ADE to provide training for all three requirements.

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Our Course

Our approved Dyslexia Designee course meets the UD (Understanding Dyslexia), I (Information About Reading Instruction) and II (Intensifying Intervention) requirements. Participants have a choice of formats for completing this course, including:

  1. Asynchronous Online Course: complete the 45-hour course at your own pace. It consists of two courses:
    • Understanding Dyslexia: 6 hours, click here to enroll
    • Keys to Beginning Reading: 39 hours, click here to enroll
  2. Facilitated Online Course: combine the 45-hour online course with 15 hours of virtual-live sessions facilitated by a Keys trainer. Contact us to schedule this training at your district.
  3. Virtual-Live Training: participate in 45 hours of virtual-live training delivered by a Keys trainer. Contact us to schedule this training at your district.
  4. Live, Onsite Training: a Keys trainer will deliver 45 hours of training onsite at your school/district. Contact us to schedule this training at your district.

ACCESSING KEYS TO LITERACY PD DURING SCHOOL CLOSURES

We are closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation and the impact on our employees and the schools where we provide professional development.

During this time period when onsite, face-to-face training and coaching is not possible, we offer multiple options for accessing our literacy PD content and instructional practices.

If you are a current or new partner, explore our website or contact us to learn more about:

info@keystoliteracy.com
978-948-8511