Presented by Portland Public Schools & PPS Community Reading Partners: Portland Public Schools, Pacific University, Oregon Speech & Hearing Association, Oregon School Psychologists Association, Oregon Branch of the International Dyslexia Association, Learning Disabilities Association of Oregon, Decoding Dyslexia Oregon, and the Blosser Center for Dyslexia Resources present a day on reading assessment and intervention with Dr. Louisa Moats.
Monday, Jan 13th, 2014 10 am – 3:30 pm
Marshall High School – 3905 SE 91st Avenue, Portland, OR
Dr. Louisa Moats holds a doctorate in Reading and Human Development from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Dr. Moats spent fifteen years in private practice as a licensed psychologist in Vermont, specializing in evaluation and consultation. She trained psychology interns in the Dartmouth Medical School Department of Psychiatry, spent one year as resident expert for the California Reading Initiative, and spent four years as site director of the NICHD Early Interventions Project in Washington, DC. For ten years she has served as a research advisor and consultant with Sopris Learning. Dr. Moats was recently a contributing writer of the Common Core State Standards. In addition to the LETRS professional development series, Dr. Moats’ books include Speech to Print: Language Essentials for Teachers (Brookes Publishing); Spelling: Development, Disability, and Instruction (Pro-Ed); Straight Talk About Reading (with Susan Hall, Contemporary Books), and Basic Facts about Dyslexia. Dr. Moats’ awards include the prestigious Samuel T. and June L. Orton award, in 2013, from the International Dyslexia Association, for outstanding contributions to the field.