2019 Spring Edition

President’s Letter

It finally feels like spring, which means summer is just around the corner. June and July will bring a number of opportunities for educators to develop their knowledge of Structured Literacy. Consider enrolling in one of the evidence-based teacher trainings being offered this summer in the Bay Area. Spaces are […]

April 6: Panel on California’s New Dyslexia Guidelines

The California Dyslexia Guidelines, mandated with the passage of AB 1369, were published in August 2019, just as the school year began. On Saturday, April 6, IDA NorCal and Parents Helping Parents (PHP) are offering a morning workshop for parents and teachers to learn more about these guidelines and what […]

Summer Teacher Trainings

Several Structured Literacy trainings are scheduled this summer on the Peninsula and in San Francisco. Trainings vary in price and in time commitment; all will build your skills so that you can work more effectively with struggling readers in the next academic year. Check your calendar and pick one that […]

Apply for a Teacher Training Scholarship

IDA Northern California offers scholarships for training in Structured Literacy approaches (also known as multisensory structured language education – MSLE). Subject to availability and eligibility, scholarships will be awarded to cover a portion of the cost of training, including books and supplies. Scholarships are only awarded for training programs that […]

Peer Reviewers Needed by IDA

The International Dyslexia Association (our “parent” organization) is looking for peer review members of the Program Accreditation and Review Team to serve as agents of IDA in their evaluation and decision-making processes. If you are interested in participating, APPLY NOW; the program starts in April. What does a Peer Reviewer […]