NDMTSS - Foundations of Reading Instruction & Intervention (FALL COHORT) September 12, October 3, November 7, 2022

September 12, 2022 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM (CDT)



DESCRIPTION: The Foundations of Reading learning series is aligned with the Science of Reading. It targets the five Big Ideas of Reading (phonological awareness, phonics, fluency, comprehension and vocabulary) in three key areas: instruction, assessment, and intervention. This three-part learning series is designed to provide educators with the knowledge, skills, and tools necessary to address a variety of students’ needs in reading. 

•Identify and describe the five Big Ideas of Reading
•Understand the scope and sequence of skills within each of the big ideas of reading
•Analyze multiple instructional routines and materials to teach each of the big ideas
•Evaluate current instructional practices and explore ways to enhance those practices 

Day 2
•Identify the continuous improvement cycle and the vital role of assessments within the cycle
•Understand the different purposes of reading assessments
•Analyze a variety of assessments that can be used to measure reading and guide instruction
•Evaluate current assessment practices and explore ways to enhance those practices

Day 3
•Understand how to plan targeted instructional needs in all five Big Ideas of Reading for class-wide, small group or individual interventions
•Apply data-based decision making to identify the instructional matches for students
•Evaluate current intervention practices and explore ways to enhance those strategies

DELIVERY: Site facilitators will guide participants in Minot, Bismarck, Williston, Devils Lake, Dickinson, and Jamestown locations while a remote instructor delivers series content. 

AUDIENCE: K-5 Classroom Teachers, Title Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Interventionists, Coaches, Administrators,  Educators that wish to improve outcomes for all students in the area of reading

CREDIT: (Optional) 2 credits available through Valley City State University. 


DATES : Session 1 - September 12, 2022 (8:30 AM - 3:30 PM)  Session 2 - October 3, 2022 (8:30 AM - 3:30 PM)  Session 3 - November 7, 2022 (8:30 AM - 3:30 PM)


Multiple locations with remote instructor

Minot Venue - Minot Annex (next to Washington Elementary) 
Address: 628 17th Ave SE, Minot, ND 58701

Bismarck Venue - Career Academy
Address: 1221 College Dr, Bismarck, ND 58501

Williston Venue - Train ND
Address: 415 22nd Ave NE, Williston, ND 58801

Dickinson Venue - Dickinson Middle School
Address: 2675 21st St. W Dickinson, ND 58601

Jamestown Venue - Jamestown Middle School (Thompson Room)
Address: 203 2nd Ave SE, Jamestown, ND 58401


COST: $50/participant

Contact Information

ND Regional Education Association
Name: Colette Cunningham
Email: Colette.Cunningham@k12.nd.us
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