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The Oklahoma Department of Education has partnered with AIM Institute for Learning & Research to provide comprehensive literacy training to K-12 educators working with students with dyslexia as required by state legislation. These state-funded, online Pathways to Proficient Reading courses are IDA-accredited and eligible of graduate credits. Course options include a longer Micro-Credential version of the course which is eligible for a $2,000 stipend and dyslexia micro-credential badge upon successful completion.

AIM Pathways coursework includes community of practice sessions with expert AIM facilitators and is designed for educators who are committed to learning about the connection between reading research, theoretical models such as the Simple View of Reading and Scarborough’s Reading Rope, and best practices for language and literacy instruction in the classroom within an MTSS. Participating educators and administrators will also learn to identify dyslexia indicators and learn effective classroom instruction to meet the needs of all students including those with dyslexia.

Complete the registration form below and rank your preferred schedule for virtual community of practice sessions with AIM facilitators. If you are interested in being considered for the Micro-Credential version of the course eligible for the $2,000 stipend, please review the required informational slides to learn about the course and participant expectations. After reviewing the slides please complete the form below and include your code before submitting. Individuals approved for Micro-Credential participation will be notified by November 3 whether they will be taking the standard or Micro-Credential course.

Questions? Kristen Coleman, kristen.coleman@sde.ok.gov 405-522-1463

Pathways to Proficient Reading

Look for registration info for new training sessions and details on a August 7 kick-off application meeting coming soon.

Successfully Complete Oklahoma's Pathways to Proficient Reading with Micro Credential and Receive a $2,000 Stipend!

Standard Course

Pathways to Proficient Reading is an IDA-accredited foundational course in the science of reading, designed for educators committed to learning about the connection between reading research, theoretical models such as the Simple View of Reading and Scarborough’s Reading Rope, and best practices for language and literacy instruction in the classroom.

Commitment Includes:

  • Participation in an asynchronous pre-knowledge inventory

  • Completion of 17 asynchronous learning sections (approx. 45 hours)

  • Participation in six one-hour synchronous coaching community of practice sessions

  • Completion of post-knowledge inventory

  • Course Syllabus


Oklahoma Standard Course Pacing Guides with specific dates for Virtual Community of Practice sessions. There are six 1-hour sessions. Click links for complete schedules:

Micro-Credential Course - Eligible for $2,000 Stipend

A deeper dive into AIM's Pathways to Proficient Reading course with 14 hours of Community of Practice sessions and submission of 8 artifacts to demonstrate content mastery required for completion of this IDA-accredited foundational course in the science of reading.

Successful completion of this course, exclusively for Oklahoma educators, will result in recipient receiving a micro credential "badge" from Credentials Unlimited as well as a $2,000 stipend.

All participants will receive a printed copy of AIM's Pathways to Proficient Reading Practitioners Guide and an Oral Language Talking Deck for use in the classroom.

Commitment Includes:

  • Participation in an asynchronous pre-knowledge inventory

  • Completion of 17 asynchronous learning sections (approx. 45 hours)

  • Participation in 14 hours of synchronous coaching community of practice sessions.

  • Submit 8 artifacts to demonstrate content mastery

  • Completion of post-knowledge inventory

  • Course Syllabus


Oklahoma Micro-Credential Course Pacing Guides with specific dates for Virtual Community of Practice sessions. There are seven 2-hour sessions. Click links for complete schedules:

Course Registration

Please complete the course registration form and rank your preferred selections for course cohorts based on the schedule for synchronous Virtual Community of Practice sessions.

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AIM Pathways Introduction

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Demo AIM Pathways

Learn from an AIM PATHWAYS partner about this unique, interactive digital platform designed to deliver evidence-based and IDA-accredited teacher training in the science of reading.

Where Will Pathways Take You?

AIM Pathways FAQs

Questions? 

For technical questions regarding AIM Pathways, contact the help desk at pathwayssupport@aimpa.org.