Parent Conference at ESC Region XV:
The 2019 Parent Conference will take place October 22 from 6-8p.m. 23 9-3:30p.m. at the Education Service Center located at 612 Irene Street. The Speaker will be William Van Cleeve, there will also be a panel made up of TEA Representatives and the State Dyslexia Coordinator Dr. Melanie Royal to answer all questions pertaining to the new Dyslexia Handbook. Please check back for registration information. Parents and teachers are encouraged to attend.
Dyslexia Therapist and Practitioner’s Training:
The JPW Teacher Training Center offers a 2 year training course in Academic Language Therapy using Take Flight: A Comprehensive Intervention for Students with Dyslexia developed at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. The prerequisite to begin this training is a bachelors degree. Graduate hours may be obtained for attending this training program through Midwestern State University. The Trainee must contact Midwestern State University for details.
The dates for this training in 2020 will be:
Year 1: San Angelo, Texas, June 15-June 26, 2020
Year 2: San Angelo, Texas, June 8- June 19, 2020
Year 2: Graham, Texas – Dates to be announced
Year 1: Midland/Odessa, Texas – July 13-24, 2020
Year 2: Midland/Odessa, Texas –July 13-24, 2020
A Fall 2020 Class of the Take Flight Training will begin in September depending on the need. For more information on this class please contact the office at 325-655-2331.
The $250.00 non-refundable deposit must accompany your application, transcripts and other items requested in the application. See link for application at the bottom of this page. For more information please call 325-655-2331.
Rite Flight Training Reading Rate Training:
The JPW Learning Center offers Rite Flight Training to teachers. This is a classroom program that helps students with reading comprehension and fluency. The next training for this will be Summer 2020. This curriculum was developed by the staff at the Lucias Waites Center for Dyslexia and other learning disorders, at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. This is a one-day training, scheduled on an as-requested basis.
Multi-Sensory Math Training:
The Multi-sensory Math Course is for teachers who are working with students who suffer from dyscalculia. This course enables teachers to teach these students from learning basic addition, subtraction through Algebra classes. This is a one-day course and will be presented during Summer 2020 and is also presented on an as-requested basis.
If an organization/district has 10 or more individuals who need training offered through the JPW Learning Center, the JPW Learning Center staff can come to you. Please call the office, at 325-655-2331, to learn more about trainings that can be offered.
To apply for either training, please click this link: Teacher Training Application