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On the ALTA Calendar you will find a selection of pre-approved opportunities to earn continuing education. 

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Pre-approved sponsoring organizations may not always have their events listed on the ALTA events calendar so be sure to visit their webpages for additional offerings. 

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Sponsoring Agency Group Event Approval Form 

If you are an agency or individual facilitating an event that takes the form(s) of webinars, lectures, courses, seminars, workshops, or symposia and meets the criteria as stated in the Guidelines for Sponsorship of Continuing Education, you’re encouraged to apply for Group Event approval.

Individual Event Application Form

Many members discover continuing education opportunities that may lack pre-approval, and do not appear as Group Events on the ALTA Calendar. In these cases, members may apply for CE credit by completing the Individual Event Application.

Calendar of Events:

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    • 02/05/2021
    • 11:30 AM (EST)
    • 02/06/2021
    • 2:00 PM (EST)
    • Online via Zoom
    Making Connections Making a Difference

    A collaboration of professionals in the field of dyslexia

    Making Connections Making a Difference is a joint collaboration between the Pennsylvania Chapter of The Academic Language Therapy Association (ALTA) and King’s College created to advance education and foster communications between professionals in the field of dyslexia.

    Over this 2-day virtual conference, you will learn how making connections with colleges and professional organizations such as ALTA, IMSLEC, and King’s can help in making a difference in the classroom. As part of your registration, you’ll get access to a gallery of on-demand videos to reinforce your training in the remediation of dyslexia. 

    Why Attend:

    • Learn how you can earn a King’s College master’s degree in partnership with ALTA and the International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council (IMSLEC)
    • Get the latest organizational updates from ALTA and IMSLEC leadership
    • Learn how to inspire legislative change in your state
    • Hear success stories from ALTA members using specialized training in their classrooms
    • Earn up to 7.5 continuing education (CE) hours
    • Earn up to 7.5 Act 48 hours through Children’s Dyslexia Center of the Lehigh Valley for Pennsylvania teachers

    Who Should Attend?
    Including, but not limited to:

    • IMSLEC Course Directors, ALTA members, and other associated professionals
    • Teachers interested in earning a master's degree that will enhance their professional expertise and credentials
    • Parents interested in learning about effective intervention for students with dyslexia
    • State representatives, legislators, and policymakers interested in models for success for children with dyslexia
    • Anyone interested in Making Connections to Make A Difference in the lives of children!

    Hosted by the ALTA Pennsylvania Chapter and King's College


    • 04/13/2021
    • 7:00 AM - 9:30 PM (EDT)
    • Zoom Meeting

    Dr. Kelly Cartwright Presentation: Executive Skills and Reading Comprehension

    Event Name: Dr. Kelly Cartwright Presentation: Executive Skills and Reading Comprehension
    Sponsor: ALTA Great Lakes
    Type: Continuing Education
    Chapter: ALTA Great Lakes
    Contact Hours: 2.5
    Dates / Times: Tuesday, April 13, 07:00 PM - 09:30 PM EST
    Description: Dr. Kelly Cartwright will present in reference to her book Executive Skills and Reading Comprehension following a book study conducted by ALTA Great Lakes. Dr. Cartwright will connect with educators regarding how executive functioning and skills are vital in reading comprehension success.

    Registration / More Info Link: N/A

    "Dr. Kelly Cartwright, PHD (""Kelly B. Cartwright, PhD, is Professor of Psychology, Neuroscience, and Teacher Preparation at Christopher Newport University"")


    Cost: $25.00

    Margaret Finamore


    Location: Zoom Meeting
    • 12/02/2021
    • 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM (CST)
    • ONLINE

    Annual Region 4 Dyslexia Virtual Conference

    Event Name: Annual Region 4 Dyslexia Virtual Conference
    Sponsor: Jan Cook
    Type: Continuing Education
    Chapter: Texas
    Contact Hours: 6
    Dates / Times: Thursday, December 2, 08:30 AM - 03:30 PM
    Description: This annual conference features various sessions in relation to dyslexia, including research, response to intervention, assessment, accommodations, legal issues, and much more. The goal of the conference is to bring current and practical information to a diverse audience of teachers, reading specialists, interventionists, speech language pathologists, diagnosticians, administrators, and others.
    Registration / More Info Link: https://www.escweb.net/tx_esc_04/catalog/session.aspx?&session_id=1368029
    Presenter(s): Various
    Cost: 150
    Contact: Jan Cook


    Region 4 Education Service Center

    7145 West Tidwell Rd

    Houston, TX 77092-2096

01/16/2021 Texas ALTA Summit 2021
12/03/2020 Annual Region 4 Dyslexia Virtual Conference
09/26/2020 9th Annual Helen Piehl Distinguished Lecture - Zoom Webinar
09/18/2020 Central Texas Dyslexia Conference
08/04/2020 2020 Children's Dyslexia Centers Conference
07/25/2020 ALTA Competency Exam Review
07/23/2020 25th Annual State Dyslexia Summer Institute
07/20/2020 The Intersection of Dyslexia & Dysgraphia – Evaluation and Identification
07/20/2020 Dyslexia Intervention Fundamentals with Reading by Design
07/20/2020 (copy) The Intersection of Dyslexia & Dysgraphia – Evaluation and Identification
07/20/2020 NOBIDA Virtual Summer Webinar Series 2020
07/18/2020 Reading Readiness
07/15/2020 Dyslexia Program Region 10 SVL - Supporting Students with Dyslexia in the Regular Education Classroom with Empowering Strategies and Accommodations to Build Independence and Confidence. (Part B)
07/14/2020 Dyslexia Program Region10 SVL - Supporting Students with Dyslexia in the Regular Education Classroom through Mindfulness and Social Emotional Empowerment (Part A)
07/10/2020 The Reading League Oklahoma Chapter - Simple View of Reading with Linda Farrell and Michael Hunter
06/27/2020 ALTA Competency Exam Review
06/25/2020 Putting the Pieces Together: Solving the Writing Puzzle for Struggling Writers
06/24/2020 Multisensory Math: Hands-On Instruction and Instructional Language for Teaching All Kinds of Learners
06/20/2020 Reading Readiness
06/16/2020 Magnificent Morphemes: Advanced Word Study for Upper Elementary, Middle School, and High School
06/16/2020 ADE Summit 2020
06/15/2020 DuBard Association Method Basic Course (5 day format)
06/10/2020 Texas Dyslexia Update - Sponsored by Region 18 Special Education Department
06/09/2020 Dyslexia Training
06/08/2020 Guaranteed No Stress Guide to The Dyslexia Handbook
06/08/2020 Reading by Design
06/05/2020 Spotlight on Dyslexia
06/02/2020 Bright Line Min: Foundations of Positive Psychology
06/02/2020 From Words to Works
06/01/2020 Bridge to Basic Language Skills
06/01/2020 DuBard Association Method Basic Course
05/30/2020 ALTA Competency Exam Review
05/29/2020 Virtual Alphabetic Phonics: Multisensory & Effective
05/27/2020 MTA Advanced Retraining
05/25/2020 Does Background Knowledge Matter?
05/25/2020 Using Vocabulary Instruction to Improve Reading Comprehension
05/16/2020 ALTA 34th Annual Conference Highlights 2020
05/16/2020 Reading Readiness
05/09/2020 Reading Readiness
05/06/2020 Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, and Dysgraphia
05/06/2020 Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, and Dysgraphia
05/04/2020 Living Successfully with Learning Differences
05/02/2020 Multisensory Grammar
05/02/2020 Language Skills and Learning to Read: Making Links between Research and Practice
04/28/2020 From Words to Works
04/25/2020 Research Connections
04/25/2020 Wisconsin IDA Spring Conference
04/23/2020 Assistive Technology Devices for Dyslexia
04/22/2020 Developing Metacognitive Skills
04/21/2020 East Texas Region Education Event
04/21/2020 Lenox M. Reed Seminar
04/20/2020 4th Annual Dyslexia Virtual Conference
04/20/2020 Identification and Assessment of Dyslexia
04/15/2020 Chapter 3 Oral Language Development and Its Relationship to Literacy
04/14/2020 Untangling the Science of Reading - Connecting Practice to Research
04/13/2020 Bounce Back- Building Resilience in Children and Teens
04/13/2020 Action Research
04/06/2020 How Can I Help My Child with Handwriting
04/04/2020 Composition
04/04/2020 Dyslexia Law
04/04/2020 Multi-sensory Study Skills & the ADHD Child
04/04/2020 TN-IDA RISE Conference
04/02/2020 Dyslexia Teacher County Connection V
03/31/2020 Dyslexia Teacher County Connection IV
03/31/2020 Dysgraphia: What is it? How to assess? What's next?
03/28/2020 Wasatch Reading Summit Spring Seminar w/ David Kilpatrick and Louisa Moats
03/28/2020 Climbing the Ladder of Reading; Finding Success for ALL Learners
03/25/2020 Gray Oral Reading Test (GORT-5) Test Administration (1-12) Dyslexia Program
03/25/2020 Dyslexia Teacher County Connection III
03/24/2020 Using the Strengths of Dyslexia to Teach Vocabulary
03/23/2020 PAL-II Test Kit Training for Dyslexia and Dysgraphia Evaluations
03/21/2020 Fox Reading Conference
03/20/2020 Strategies for Teaching Students with Dyslexia
03/19/2020 The Intersection of Dyslexia, 504, and Special Education
03/19/2020 The Intersection of Dyslexia, 504, and Special Education
03/09/2020 Empowering Students with Dyslexia with Windows 10 and Office 365
03/09/2020 Rocky Mountain Leadership Forum on Dyslexia
03/09/2020 8th Annual Research to Practice Symposium, The Role of Resiliency in the Classroom
03/07/2020 Saturday Series with Dr. Cheryl Chase
03/05/2020 Dyslexia Teacher County Connection II
03/05/2020 Alabama LETRS Cohort 1 Elementary Unit 8
03/03/2020 Statewide Evaluation Personnel Conference
03/03/2020 Dyslexia Teacher County Connection I
03/02/2020 The Emotional Side of Dyslexia and ADHD
02/29/2020 Fluency and Comprehension
02/29/2020 ALTA Ohio Chapter 2020 Conference: What's Happening with OG in OH?
02/28/2020 31st Annual Symposium: Structured Literacy for All
02/28/2020 MTA Kit 3-Therapist Retraining follow up seminar
02/28/2020 Research, Race & Remediation
02/25/2020 Multi-sensory Grammar Instruction
02/25/2020 Dyslexia Program - State Dyslexia Handbook Overview
02/24/2020 How to Become a Vocabulary Virtuoso
02/22/2020 HBIDA Spring Conference
02/21/2020 Dyslexia Southwest 2020: Annual SWIDA Conference
02/21/2020 Supporting Struggling Readers
02/20/2020 Update on Reading by Design (Formally known as the Dyslexia Intervention Program – D.I.P.)
02/18/2020 Dyslexia Program - Dyslexia Mentor Sponsor Training
02/18/2020 Dyslexia Program - General Education Classroom Strategies for Students with Dyslexia
02/18/2020 Dysgraphia 101
02/15/2020 Research Connections
02/15/2020 ALTA Training, Fluency, and Word Study
02/15/2020 2nd Annual GISD Dyslexia Symposium
02/14/2020 The World of Expectations: What we have learned about our children's difference & how can we help our children & adults shine
02/14/2020 Best Practices for Teaching Handwriting to Students with Dyslexia and Dysgraphia and Words with Spelling Connections Have Meaning Connections
02/14/2020 Dysgraphia Day 2
02/10/2020 Dyslexia Program - Evaluating for Dyslexia: The Diagnosticians Perspective
02/08/2020 Favorite Things: Games and Supplies to Supplement MSLE & Legislation/Governmental Updates
02/07/2020 Spark the Change
02/06/2020 Math, Science, Social Studies
02/06/2020 My Child is Struggling with Math! Could it be Dyscalculia?
02/06/2020 Liven Up Your Students' Sentences with Grammar Instruction
02/04/2020 Dyslexia Coordinators' Roundtable
02/04/2020 47th Everyone Reading Conference on Dyslexia and Related Learning Disabilities
02/03/2020 My Child is Struggling with Math! Could it be Dyscalculia?
02/03/2020 International Dyslexia Association Central Ohio First Annual Ohio Summit on Dyslexia
02/01/2020 Auditory Processing Disorder Workshop
02/01/2020 Does Background Knowledge Matter?
01/31/2020 Courage to Risk Day One: A Collaborative Conference for Special Education
01/30/2020 Seeking Solutions: Is It Dyslexia?
01/28/2020 Refresh, Refine, Renew Your Basic Language Skills
01/25/2020 Utilizing Storybooks to Enhance Language Development
01/25/2020 ALTA Competency Exam for MSLE
01/25/2020 Morphology
01/25/2020 Phonological Awareness/Oral Language Development
01/24/2020 Bridge to Basic Language Skills Course - Jan 24, Jan 31, Feb 7, Feb 14, and Feb 21, 2020
01/24/2020 30th Annual Winston Learning Symposium
01/23/2020 Developing Metacognitive Skills
01/23/2020 Scientific Spelling
01/21/2020 Legal Updates on Dyslexia
01/18/2020 Texas ALTA Summit
01/15/2020 Dysgraphia: How to Assess and Identify
01/15/2020 SE Literacy Facilitation
01/13/2020 Equipped for Reading Success - Book Study
01/11/2020 Pre-Flight Workshop - An Introduction for Young Students to Take Flight: A Comprehensive Intervention for Students with Dyslexia
01/11/2020 History of Language
01/10/2020 Executive Function & Metacognitive Awareness: Strategies for Success
01/09/2020 Experience Dyslexia
01/07/2020 Assessment and Identification of Dyslexia
01/07/2020 Assessment and Identification of Dyslexia
01/06/2020 Reading Readiness

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