Oregon Department of Education Dyslexia Training

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

Who is this training for?

Every Oregon school serving K-5 students must identify at least one teacher who is responsible for receiving approved training in these content areas: 1) URD:Understanding and Recognizing Dyslexia, 2) FSR: Foundational Reading Skills , and 3) II: Intensifying Instruction.

Why choose Keys to Literacy to provide your dyslexia training?

Our approved coursework enables teachers to complete the requirements for all three of the content areas from the same vend

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 reading instruction practices. Our practical, approved courses help participants make connections to classroom instruction and are economically priced. Participants have a choice for completing the training courses: 1) hybrid, facilitated online course; 2) virtual-live using Zoom; 3) face-to-face at a school/district.

Download a brochure with details and costs for all approved courses.

Information about the Understanding Dyslexia Course

Understanding Dyslexia is an Oregon approved 6-hour training that meets the URD training requirement. This course provides the background knowledge about dyslexia that elementary educators need in order to understand why students with dyslexia have difficulty with reading and how to support them in the classroom. Topics include:

  • What is dyslexia?
  • The Reading Brain
  • 5 Components of Reading
  • Screening for Dyslexia
  • Structured literacy Instruction: Sounds, Sound-Symbol Correspondences, Syllable Types, Morphemes

Format Options and Costs

Participants have a choice of formats for completing this course, including:

  1. Facilitated Online Course: combine the 6-hour online course with 2 hours of virtual-live sessions facilitated by a Keys trainer. Contact us (info@keystoliteracy.com) to schedule this option for your school/district, OR register to attend a scheduled course open to the public.
  2. Virtual-Live Training: participate in a 6-hour, virtual training delivered by a Keys trainer. Contact us (info@keystoliteracy.com) to schedule this option for your school/district.
  3. Live, Onsite Training: a Keys trainer will deliver a 6-hour, live training live onsite at your school/district. Contact us (info@keystoliteracy.com) to schedule this option.

Download a brochure with details and costs.

Information about the Reading Instruction and Intensifying Instruction Course

A customized version of our Keys to Beginning Reading course is approved to meet the Oregon FSR and II training requirements. This 36-hour science-of-reading course provides the background knowledge needed to teach all the components of beginning reading instruction. Instructional suggestions are easily transferred to classroom lessons and can be integrated with any reading  curriculum or published program. Course cost includes a 460-page training manual. The course is organized into these modules: Reading Basics, Oral Language, Phonological Awareness, Phonics, Fluency, Vocabulary, Comprehension, Students with Reading Difficulties, Reading Assessment. 

Format Options and Costs

Participants have a choice of formats for completing this course, including:

  1. Asynchronous Online Course: complete the 36-hour course at your own pace. Click here to enroll.
  2. Facilitated Online Course: combine the 36-hour online course with 12 hours of virtual-live sessions facilitated by a Keys trainer. Contact us (info@keystoliteracy.com) to schedule this option for your school/district, OR register to attend a scheduled course open to the public.
  3. Virtual-Live Training: participate in a 7-day, virtual training delivered by a Keys trainer. Contact us (info@keystoliteracy.com) to schedule this option for your school/district.
  4. Live, Onsite Training: a Keys trainer will deliver a 7-day live training live onsite at your school/district. Contact us (info@keystoliteracy.com) to schedule this option.

Download a brochure with details and costs.

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