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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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Learn about the AIM Pathways tools this Brownsville Collaborative Middle School for Agriculture & Technology educator uses each day in her classrooms and hear about the transformation she has seen in her student learners.

About AIM Pathways

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The AIM Institute for Learning & Research is an Multiple Task Award Contract (MTAC)-approved vendor providing foundational literacy professional learning training to New York educators.

AIM Pathways comprehensive courses help New York educators meet the training goals of NYC Reads and provide educators and leaders the opportunity to gain knowledge and acquire tools to put the science of reading to work in your classroom and schools.

Courses Include:

  • 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 II Bundle)


Connect with AIM on supporting the training efforts of NYC Reads with foundational reading courses for educators from K-12th that provide a bridge to practice for all educators to support student learners including content area teachers in middle and high school classrooms and early child hood instructors or paraeducators.

Defining Advantages:

  • Created by educators for educators in collaboration with top literacy instruction researchers
  • Builds background knowledge with learning that is program and curriculum agnostic
  • Offers asynchronous online learning with real-time Virtual Community of Practice coaching sessions focused on classroom application.
  • Courses be completed in one school year and are eligible for graduate credits.

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