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AIM Pathways is proud to be approved and recommended to educators by The Reading League.


 


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

Online Training Courses

Pathways to Proficient Reading

Are you an educator or reading specialist interested in the science of reading?

Join us for our IDA-accredited, online Pathways to Proficient Reading summer course on the AIM Pathways digital teacher training platform.

Entire Course is Taken Online

Course includes:

  • Online Orientation
  • Pre-Course Proctored Knowledge Inventory
  • 17 Section Pathways to Proficient Reading Course (See Detailed Syllabus)
  • 8 Virtual Community of Practice Coaching Sessions
  • Pacing Guide/Schedule for Course Work
  • 12 Months Access to the AIM Pathways platform so materials can be reviewed, applied and accessed in the classroom when needed.
  • 45 CEU available for PA Act 48 and NY CTLE
  • 3 Graduate Credits Available through Arcadia University

Cost: $550

January 5 - June 22, 2021 (See Pacing Guide for Schedule)

January Registration

Arcadia University offers three graduate credits with an additional cost for successful completion of the Pathways to Proficient Reading Course and community of practice sessions on the AIM Pathways platform.

Arcadia Graduate Credits


 

Pathways to Literacy Leadership

Are you an educational leader interested in learning about the connection between reading research and best practices for language and literacy instruction?

Join us for our online Pathways to Literacy Leadership course on the AIM Pathways digital training platform and learn how to create a culture of research-based literacy instruction within your school or district.

Entire Course is Taken Online

Course includes:

  • Online Orientation and optional Pre-Course Knowledge Inventory
  • 10-Section Pathways to Literacy Leadership Course (See Detailed Syllabus)
  • 4 Virtual Community of Practice Sessions with an AIM facilitator
  • Pacing Guide/Schedule for Course Work
  • Course time - approximately 30 hours.
  • 12 Months Access to the AIM Pathways platform so materials can be reviewed, applied and accessed in the classroom when needed.
  • Aligned to the IDA's Knowledge and Practice Standards for Teachers of Reading
  • 36 PA Act 45 CEU available

Cost: $550

October 7, 2020 - January 20, 2021 (See Pacing Guide for Schedule)

October Registration

January 5, 2021 - June 1, 2021 (See Pacing Guide for Schedule)

January 2021 Registration


 

NEW! Pathways to Structured Literacy

 

Our NEW online Pathways to Structured Literacy: The Orton-Gillingham Approach course is perfect for educators who have completed the Pathways to Proficient Reading course and are interested in furthering their knowledge and skills in the science of reading with a course based on Orton-Gillingham instruction.

Entire Course is Taken Online

 

Completion of Pathways to Proficient Reading Is Required Before Enrolling in this Course

Pathway to Structured Literacy Course:

  • Continues to strengthen educators’ knowledge and understanding of the science of reading by providing multiple opportunities to apply this knowledge to classroom instruction.
  • The content of the course is Orton-Gillingham based and includes the option to complete the online course work, virtual-community-of-practice sessions, and a practicum.
  • Participants who complete the practicum will be eligible to sit for the KPEERI exam which can lead to certification as a Certified Structured Literacy Teacher.
  • Includes 9-Sections (See Detailed Syllabus)
  • 4 Synchronous Virtual Community of Practice Sessions with an AIM facilitator
  • Pacing Guide/Schedule for Course Work
  • Aligned to the IDA's Knowledge and Practice Standards for Teachers of Reading (KPS)

Cost: $385 for the Course. 

Prerequisite: Completion of Pathways to Proficient Reading

Pathways to Structured Literacy and Orton-Gillingham Practicum

In addition to the full online Pathways to Structured Literacy Course, individuals enrolling in the course and Teaching Level Orton-Gillingham Practicum receive:

  • 25 hours of coursework (virtual and in-person)
  • Required readings with written summaries
  • 60 supervised contact hours with student(s) and submission of lesson plans, student profile(s), and other required documentation
  • 5 observational feedback meetings
  • 10 virtual implementation meetings
  • Comprehensive exam

Cost: $1885 for the Course and Practicum. 

Prerequisite: Completion of Pathways to Proficient Reading.   


 

Available Courses

AIM Pathways is a unique, interactive digital teacher training platform designed to deliver quality, affordable professional development opportunities grounded in research and evidence-based practice in the science of reading. Our fully online AIM Pathways professional training platform includes literacy courses aligned to the IDA's Knowledge and Practice Standards for Teachers of Reading. We encourage you to find a course that works for you.

More on AIM Pathways

The IDA-accredited Pathways to Proficient Reading Course is the first full course available on the AIM Pathways digital teacher training platform.

Additional courses in development:

  • Pathways to Proficient Writing- SY 2020-2021

Have a School or Team of Teachers interested in AIM Pathways? Cohort and school group pricing and scheduling is available.

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Please contact Karen Keesey at kkeesey@aimpa.org for more details about AIM and AIM Pathways.