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K-5 Literacy Endorsement & Dyslexia Training Designee Requirements

AIM Pathways Training Is Now Available FREE through the Arizona Department of Education!!!

Register for Part A of Your Literacy Endorsement Training

Completing both AIM's Pathways to Proficient Reading and Pathways to Structured Literacy coursework meets the requirements for:

K-5 Literacy Endorsement
Dyslexia Training Designee
Early Childhood Education and Elementary Certification Deficiencies

Coursework Taken Online with Virtual Coaching Sessions

Requesting a DTD or K-5 Literacy Endorsement Certificate of Completion

To complete the correct form to request a certificate of completion, click on the certificate type you need below:

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Course Details

Each IDA-Accredited AIM Pathways Course includes:

  • 12-month access to the AIM Pathways Platform course content and classroom resources
  • An online Orientation and Pre-Course Knowledge Inventory (90 minutes)
  • Asynchronous Learning Sections and Synchronous Group Coaching Sessions (Virtual Community of Practice Sessions)
  • Post Course Knowledge Inventory  (90 minutes)
  • Pacing guide/Schedule for each course
  • Downloadable Resources such as Note Taking Guides
  • 3 Graduate Credits available per course through Arcadia University

Pathways to Proficient Reading (Course 1) Training Includes: 

  • 17 asynchronous learning sections  (See Detailed Syllabus
  • 6 One-Hour Virtual Community of Practice (VCOP) Coaching Sessions 
  • Pacing Guide/Schedule for course work (see links below).
  • Prerequisite for Course 2

Pathways to Structured Literacy (Course 2) Training Includes:

  • 9 asynchronous learning sections (see Detailed Syllabus)
  • 4 One-Hour Virtual Community of Practice (VCOP) Coaching Sessions 
  • Purchase of book required - Multisensory Teaching of Basic Language Skills (4th Edition) Purchase Here
  • One-year access to a vast digital Resource Library

Pathways to Structured Literacy Practicum- Optional (Available Here)

  • Required readings with written summaries
  • 60 supervised contact hours with student(s) and submission of lesson plans, student profile(s), and other required documentation
  • Three, 1-hour synchronous implementation meetings to ensure fidelity of implementation
  • Lesson implementation video submissions & establishing instructional goals
  • 3 successful formal observations with feedback with your supervisor
  • Participants are eligible to sit for the KPEERI exam

Upcoming Courses - Meet DTD Requirements

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Interested in creating a cohort of up to 30 educators for this required K-5 Literacy Endorsement coursework? If you'd like more information or have questions, please contact us by clicking the blue button below.

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