Understanding the Impact on Dyslexia Evaluation, Identification, and Instruction
Saturday, December 16, 2023 | 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM CT/ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM ET / 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM MT / 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM PT
$10 Members | $15 Non-Members | 1.5 CEs
Texas HB 3928 was signed into law on June 10, 2023. The bill prompts changes to The Dyslexia Handbook, 2021 Update. The Texas State Board of Education (SBOE) will go through the rule-making process to update the handbook by June 30, 2024. This presentation will provide an overview of the new requirements in Texas regarding dyslexia evaluation, identification, and instruction. During this presentation, resources will be shared for all stakeholders to learn more about the impact of HB 3928. Texas has a long history of supporting students with dyslexia and related disorders and we will show how this continues with HB 3928.
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ABOUT THE PRESENTERS:
Michelle Reeves, M.Ed., LDT, CALT
State Dyslexia Coordinator, Texas Education Agency
Michelle Reeves has had the honor of working in education for over 30 years. Her passion for serving students with dyslexia led her to become a Licensed Dyslexia Therapist (LDT). Michelle received her undergraduate degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from A&M Commerce and a Master of Education from Southern Methodist University (SMU). She joined the Texas Education Agency in March 2020 and currently serves in the Special Education Policy, Programs, and Reporting Division on the Technical Assistance Team as the State Dyslexia Coordinator.
Cherie Howell, M.Ed., LDT, CALT
ESC Dyslexia Network Coordinator, State of Texas
Cherie Howell has been an educator for over 30 years and currently serves as the ESC Dyslexia Network Coordinator for the State of Texas. In this role, Cherie provides technical assistance, training, leadership, and support for stakeholders across the state in the field of dyslexia and related disorders. She served as the Dyslexia Coordinator for Frisco Independent School District for eleven years. In that role, she coordinated the K-12 dyslexia program for FISD and served as the Director of the FISD Dyslexia Training Center for dyslexia therapists. She received her M.Ed. from the University of North Texas and her B.S. in Curriculum & Instruction from Texas A&M University. Cherie is a Licensed Dyslexia Therapist (LDT) and a Certified Academic Language Therapist (CALT). She also holds certifications in elementary education and school administration. She has served on the Academic Language Therapy Association (ALTA) Board of Directors, as the ALTA Board Secretary, and as President of Texas ALTA. Cherie is passionate about helping all students reach their full potential.
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