95 RAP™ (Reading Achievement Program) is proven to meet the needs of students reading well below grade level. Discover the power of this small group, individualized reading intervention delivered by teachers. Supported by technology and high-quality professional development, 95 RAP is proven to help developing students achieve skill mastery.
Join Laura Stewart, Chief Academic Officer, and Sharon Hopper, M.Ed., Senior Training & Development Manager, as they showcase this innovative, evidence-based digital tool—the latest addition to our multi-tiered One95™ Literacy Ecosystem™.
Laura and Sharon will be joined by Ann Mikkalson, Teaching & Learning Coordinator, Owatonna Public Schools, MN, who will share her district’s success in using 95 RAP to meet the unique needs of students experiencing persistent reading difficulties.
Register now to learn more about the essential principles of Tier 3 literacy instruction and tips for implementing these practices for students who require intensive reading intervention.
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All live webinar attendees will be entered into our sweepstakes, where three lucky winners will receive access to Breaking the Code, an online 95 RAP science of reading course that provides a deep dive into phonological awareness and phonics, the recommended instructional skill sequence for learners, and the knowledge and sharing of instructional strategies in three fundamental areas: letter recognition and the alphabetic principle, sound and letter correspondence, and decoding skills.
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Laura Stewart, Chief Academic Officer
Laura Stewart is an educator and organizational leader. She has served as a teacher, administrator, adjunct professor, and director of numerous professional development initiatives around the country. Before joining 95 Percent Group as their Chief Academic Officer, Laura was the Chief Innovation Officer with The Reading League and the Chief Academic Officer for Professional Development at Highlights for Children. She presents nationally and internationally and is a published author.
Laura’s passion is empowering educators to positively impact ALL students and change the course of literacy achievement in this country.
Sharon Hopper, M.Ed., Senior Training & Development Manager, 95 Percent Group
Before joining 95 Percent Group, Sharon Hopper was the Director of Literacy Professional Learning at Hill Learning Center in Durham, North Carolina where 95 RAP (previously HillRAP) was developed. She supported the revision of the training and program development associated with HillRAP and developed new asynchronous literacy training in conjunction with Nancy Hennesy and the Big Dippers coalition that included Kelly Butler, Deb Glaser, Margaret Goldberg, and Laura Stewart. Sharon started her career in education leadership as an elementary classroom teacher, transitioning after 16 years to the Vance County Schools district office
Ann Mikkalson, Teaching and Learning Coordinator and Online School Director, Owatonna Public Schools, MN
Ann Mikkalson is a Teaching and Learning Coordinator/Online School Director for Owatonna Public Schools in Minnesota. Her education career incudes experience as a first grade teacher, Title I Coordinator, Reading Interventionist, and Instructional Coach. Literacy and MTSS have been her life's work and she is passionate about giving students every tool they need to be successful both in school and beyond.
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