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Pathways to Proficient Reading

A research-driven, IDA-accredited, fully online teacher training program grounded in the science of reading.

Pathways to Proficient Writing

Our newest Pathways online course is for educators committed to learning best practices for writing instruction in the classroom.

Pathways to Literacy Leadership

Learn how to create a culture of research-based literacy instruction in your school or district.

Pathways to Structured Literacy

AIM's Pathways to Structured Literacy program is based on the Orton-Gillingham approach and trains literacy educators in evidence-based practices.

Research to Practice Symposium

An annual literacy symposium where educators and researchers engage with each other at the important intersection of research and practice. Join us in person or online on 3/14/22.

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Virtual Wilson Language Training® courses now available! AIM is a WILSON® Accredited Partner School.

Access to the Experts Series

Look for our 2021-2022 Access to the Experts opportunities and enjoy videos of past participants.

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Video and webinar resources for educators focused on literacy research and teacher training.

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Unlock the Power of the Science of Reading


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The Maine Department of Education recently announced a partnership with AIM to provide free professional literacy training to Maine educators working in Kindergarten–Grade 5 regular and special education settings. Eligible educators can enroll in AIM's Steps to Literacy modules as well as a specialized course for supporting English learners between June 12, 2024 and June 11, 2025. Educators enrolling in and completing course between now and August 23rd are eligible to receive DOE stipends for their work.

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The AIM Institute for Learning & Research is excited to announce that AIM Pathways training to support leaders and literacy supervisors in Maryland is part of a newly announced $6.85 million philanthropic partnership with the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) and Ibis Group.

The partnership is detailed in the MSDE’s news release announcing the grant, which will support high-quality professional learning grounded in the Science of Reading to educators and leaders throughout the state.

An estimated $5.35 million of this four-year grant will support professional development for Maryland’s teachers and leaders including up to 6,000 school administrators, district literacy supervisors, and secondary educators through AIM Pathways training in Pathways to Literacy Leadership and Pathways to Proficient Reading: Secondary. The grant also includes teacher training provided by the State University of New York, New Paltz, through its Science of Reading Fundamentals Microcredential Program.

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Curious how AIM Pathways training supports secondary educators with classroom instruction? At the Everyone Reading conference in New York City in January, Dian Frankson, a teacher at Brownsville Collaborative Middle School for Agriculture & Technology, shared some of the resources and tools she learned during her training through New York City's District 23 literacy training and described the transformation she has seen in her student learners.

Read More about Applying AIM Pathways in Secondary Classrooms: A NYC Spotlight
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AIM Pathways partner Lingelbach Elementary School was recently featured in an article, "Here’s how this Philly elementary school moved from bare-bones budget to statewide star," in The Philadelphia Inquirer.

The article celebrates the School District of Philadelphia school's transformation and "reading pivot" which has led to strong gains on literacy assessments for 3rd graders. According to the article, the percentage of third graders passing state English exams jumped a stellar 173%, from 26% to 71%.

Read More about Lingelbach Elementary Sees Literacy Gains Following Training

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