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Evaluating, Identifying, and Overcoming Reading Difficulties
with David Kilpatrick

Empowering our students for success in reading starts with us, the educators. Therefore, Dr. David Kilpatrick will provide evaluators, teachers, and administrators with relevant reading research knowledge to successfully identify student reading difficulties and provide effective reading instructional practices. Thus, participants will be given a deep understanding of the nature of reading difficulties and how to provide students with effective reading interventions from one of the top leaders in the field of the science of reading.

Important Session Information:

David A. Kilpatrick, Ph.D. is a professor emeritus of psychology for the State University of New York College at Cortland. He is a New York State-certified school psychologist with 28 years of experience in schools. He has been teaching courses in learning disabilities and educational psychology since 1994. David is a reading researcher and the author of two books on reading, Essentials of Assessing, Preventing, and Overcoming Reading Difficulties, and Equipped for Reading Success, and is a co-editor of a third, Reading Development and Difficulties: Bridging the Gap Between Research and Practice.

Due to the interactive nature of this presentation, the only option for this training is onsite. 

The first 50 participants to register will receive a free copy of Dr. Kilpatrick’s book: Essentials of Assessing, Preventing, and Overcoming Reading Difficulties

For content-related questions, please contact Suzanne Jones at or 936.435.8246 or Cynthia Dyess at or 936.435.8222. For registration-related questions please contact Kathy Cook at or 936.435.8295.



Dimension 1.1: Standards and Alignment, Dimension 1.2: Data and Assessment, Dimension 1.3: Knowledge of Students, Dimension 4.3: Professional Development; Standard 1 - Instructional Leadership, Standard 2 - Human Capital, Standard 5 - Strategic Operations

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Session ID:
Credits Available:
(6) SD or CPE
ESC 6 Staff - $0.00
Contact Person:
Suzanne Jones
Administrators, Curriculum Leaders, Diagnosticians/LSSPs, Dyslexia Coordinators, Instructional Coaches, Reading Specialists, Speech Language Pathologists, Teachers, Early Childhood, Teachers, Elementary/Primary, Teachers, Special Education
Date Time Location
6/21/2023 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Region 6 ESC

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