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AIM Pathways received a Reimagine Education Gold Award in the Science of Learning category at the December 2020 conference. We are honored that our evidence-based program has received this important recognition and look forward to sharing more results from our Pathways participants as they take the science of reading into classrooms and schools.


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Pre-registration with AIM Institute is required for all training. Details of our refund/cancellation policy can be found here.

Course Catalog

Register today for online training in the Science of Reading for educators and education leaders interested in best practices for language and literacy instruction.

AIM Pathways courses are designed for educators and education administrators interested in incorporating a culture of literacy in their schools and adding the science of reading to their classroom practice. The AIM Pathways platform was a Gold Award winner in the Science of Learning category at the 2020 Reimagine Education conference and one of 13 event finalists.

Choose from SIX online courses supported by AIM facilitators through virtual community of practice sessions:

  • Pathways to Proficient Reading - For educators and reading specialists looking to incorporate the Science of Reading into classroom practice. IDA Accredited.
  • NEW - Pathways to Proficient Reading: Secondary - Comprehensive learning in our IDA-accredited course with tools, training and resources specifically designed for content area teachers and middle and high school educators.
  • Pathways to Proficient Writing - For educators interested in learning effective instructional writing practices that will benefit all students.
  • Pathways to Literacy Leadership - For education leaders and administrators interested in best practices in reading instruction and seeking to introduce a culture of literacy to their school or district.
  • Pathways to Structured Literacy- Perfect for educators interested in furthering their knowledge and skills in the science of reading with a course based on Orton-Gillingham instruction. IDA Accredited. (Prerequisite - Pathways to Proficient Reading)
  • NEW - Specialized Reading Knowledge: English Learners - A supplemental course created in collaboration with researcher Dr. Elsa Cárdenas-Hagan to support advanced learning for classroom teachers to support English learners in classroom literacy instruction. (Prerequisite - Pathways to Proficient Reading our Steps to Literacy Foundational Skills Bundles)

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Why AIM Pathways?

AIM Pathways State Courses Access

AIM is thrilled to work with educators and education leaders around the country and honored that AIM Pathways courses are approved as quality professional development in more than 20 states.

Some of our state partners have chosen facilitated courses tailored to specific state requirements. If you are an educator or education leader in these states, please find details and course dates for state specific training below.

Arizona Dyslexia Training Designee Courses

Delaware Department of Education for Leaders & Educators

Rhode Island Right to Read Act Courses

South Dakota Moving Literacy Forward