- This event has passed.
Structured Literacy: Beneficial for All, Necessary for Students with Dyslexia Presented by S. Carreker
October 21 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pmFree
This workshop is designed for teachers and administrators serving in districts participating in the GADoE’s dyslexia pilot; however, others interested in learning about dyslexia are welcome to attend as well.
Offered in partnership by Marietta City Schools and Lexia Learning:
Join Lexia’s Dr. Suzanne Carreker for a special event to learn about dyslexia, what it looks like in today’s classroom, and the challenges students with dyslexia face. Together we will explore how teachers and administrators can help address those difficulties, including better understanding and employing structured literacy in the classroom.
Presenter: Suzanne Carreker, Ph.D., CALT-QI, is the 2018 recipient of the Margaret Byrd Rawson Lifetime Achievement Award from The International Dyslexia Association. She served as Senior Vice President of Innovative Solutions at Neuhaus Education Center, a nonprofit that has offered professional development in evidence-based reading methods to more than 75,000 teachers, and also served on the board of The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) for 10 years. She is an author of several peer-reviewed journal articles and numerous literacy-related curricula. Dr. Carreker received her master’s and doctoral degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Texas A&M University and, additionally, is a Certified Academic Language Therapist and Qualified Instructor.