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Join us for an interactive deep dive into the Science of Reading

Now more than ever, we are called to focus on the compelling evidence-aligned reading research to provide a clear foundation for student success. Literacy is one of the most significant social justice and equity issues today.

Through the science of reading research, we have the opportunity to deliver on the promise of literacy for ALL.

School leaders are the key change agents in making good on that promise.

Your leadership matters. Districts where leaders know the research and lead the instruction experience the greatest success. This 2-day Science of Reading Symposium will provide the research as the foundation and the roadmap for instruction; the why and the how.

Symposium Takeaways

All attendees will receive the following:

  • 10 Success Factors for Literacy Improvement, a transformative MTSS leadership guide by Dr. Susan Hall, Co-Founder 95 Percent Group
  • 10 Success Factors Book Study Bundle including a Facilitator's Guide and 10 Reader’s Guides Reader
  • 95 Percent Group Steps for Success Flipbook
  • 95 Percent Group Phonics Continuum
  • 95 Phonics Core Program™ Grade 1 Sample Lesson
  • The Reading League's Science of Reading Defining Guide
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • 10% Discount Code for printed product orders (up to $500 per school, expires in 30 days)

Lunch will be provided on both days!

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Registering with a Purchase Order

Please include the name, email address, title, school name or district, and event code WS1000.SRSWA.202304 on your PO and send it to wsorders@95percentgroup.com.

Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before the event, less processing fees.

We look forward to meeting you as we work together to bring the Science of Reading to practice in your school or district.

Space is limited. Register today to reserve your seat.

2023 Symposia Series

Our Kansas City, MO, Science of Reading Symposium is part of our Educator Leadership series. We hope you'll join us at a location near you!

      • San Francisco, CA | to be rescheduled soon
      • Decatur, AL | February 7-8
      • Worcester, MA | February 15-16
      • Kansas City, MO | February 22-23 

Save the Date!

      • Atlanta, GA | June 20-21

DAY #1: Tuesday, April 25, 2023 | 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Laura Stewart, Chief Academic Officer, 95 Percent Group will facilitate an interactive, deep dive into the Science of Reading.

    • What has science taught us about how children learn to read?
    • How do these findings help transform instructional practice?
    • What framework can impact system-wide change and literacy success?

Attendees will leave Day 1 with an understanding of the principles of the Science of Reading, practical reading techniques to put into immediate action, and a framework for implementing system-wide change.

DAY #2: Wednesday, April 26, 2023 | 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Hasbrouck-2022-v3Keynote Speaker: Jan Hasbrouck, Ph.D.

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Jan Hasbrouck is a researcher, educational consultant, and author. She was a reading specialist and literacy coach for 15 years before teaching at the University of Oregon and later becoming a professor at Texas A&M University. She served as Executive Consultant to the Washington State Reading Initiative and as an advisor to the Texas Reading Initiative. 

She is the author and co-author of several books, including Conquering Dyslexia, Reading Fluency, Student-Focused Coaching, and Educators as Physicians, along with several assessment tools. In 2019 she helped found Read Washington, a nonprofit organization with the mission to provide professional development opportunities based on the science of reading so every student becomes a skilled and confident reader.

Michelle and NatalieMTSS Success Story

Michelle Lovell & Natalie Walker

Jordan School District, UT

10:30 AM-11:45 AM

Michelle Lovell. Elementary Language Arts Consultant and Natalie Walker, Teacher Specialist, will share their implementation journey and how they worked to add Science of Reading aligned instructional practices and resources in their district to vastly improve outcomes for K-6 students. Highlights include:

    • Identifying critical needs to improve site-based processes
    • Providing high-quality instructional materials and professional learning to impact reading  achievement and sustain MTSS initiatives
    • Empowering teachers with a strong foundation in the Science of Reading

Headshot_TraciChristopherson1218-2Connecting Research to Practice 

Traci Christopherson, Senior Regional Account Executive, 95 Percent Group | 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM



Bringing it All Together: Literacy Leaders Roundtable Panel Discussion 

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Laura Stewart, Chief Academic Officer, 95 Percent Group, will moderate a discussion about effectively implementing the Science of Reading. Learn how these leaders created environments for change in their districts and schools.

Panelists include:

    • Jan Hasbrouck, Ph.D., Researcher, Educational Consultant & Author
    • Michelle Lovell, Elementary Language Arts Consultant, Jordan School District, UT
    • Natalie Walker, Teacher Specialist, Jordan School District, UT
    • Julie Bedell, Read WA
    • Amy Fleisher, Read WA
    • Alicia Roberts Frank, Ed.D., Regional Administrator for Special Programs & Dyslexia Specialist, ESD 113
    • Rebecca Estock, MTSS Implementation Program Supervisor for the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI)
    • Bethany Moffatt M. Ed., NBCT, Associate Program Director, Endorsement Program and Professor, City University of Seattle 


For information, contact Traci Christopherson, Senior Regional Account Executive | tchristopherson@95percentgroup.com  847.496.9237  

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