About - Professional Development
- States and districts need to build capacity to support scientifically based reading instruction.
- Utah Reading First teachers will complete requirements of Level I Reading Endorsement by the end of 3rd year.
- High-quality, ongoing PD in 5 critical areas of reading: Phonemic Awareness, Phonics, Fluency, Vocabulary, and Comprehension
- Reading Coach in every school
- Study groups 2x a month
- Data review and analysis
- Follow-up on endorsement classes, 5 critical areas, assessments, etc.—based on student and teacher needs
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