As reported by CBS2 News Staff on September 22, 2022—Idaho State Department of Education has approved the Lee Pesky Learning Center (LPLC) to offer a course fulfilling dyslexia professional development requirements for educators.
LPLC’s 15-hour course, “Understanding and Supporting Students with Dyslexia and Other Language-based Learning Challenges,” meets the requirements for the Idaho Literacy Achievement and Accountability Act and teacher recertification.
Course participants will deepen their understanding of dyslexia, the science of reading, features of evidence-based literacy instruction and various screeners and assessment tools.
Currently, LPLC’s training course is being offered on Nov. 5 and Dec. 3 with a limit of 30 seats (in person) and 90 seats (virtually). The online, self-paced course will be available by the end of this calendar year.