• 2022 - 2023 Texas Reading Academies Cohorts

    If you are a current K-3 teacher in 2021-2022 and have not yet completed the HB 3 Texas Reading Academies, you will need to be enrolled in the 2022-2023 LISD Cohorts.  See below for more details about which teaching roles are required. LISD is a Local Implementation district with three LISD Cohort Leaders that provide exemplary support throughout the 11 month course. If you will be a first year teacher in 2022-2023, your cohort will begin in January, and you only need to complete the Enrollment Form.

    If you are new to LISD, watch our Orientation Meeting recording to know more about the course, pacing guide requirements, registration and more!

    To be enrolled, complete this Enrollment Form asap so I know to add you to the list.

    All LISD Cohorts for current teachers will begin in July 2022.  Our in person Launch Meetings will be on July 12, 13, and 14 for 3 hours either in the AM or PM. You will need to register in Strive for the meeting day and time of your choice. 

    Just click the link here to sign up:

    July 12: PM

    July 13: AM

    July 13: PM

    July 14: AM

    July 14: PM


    After watching the Orientation Meeting recording, if you have further questions about registration and summer launch meetings, you can contact Amy Teddy at teddya@lisd.net.  

    We look forward to working with you!

    LISD Reading Academy Team

HB 3

  • Reading-academy-supports-for-all-learnersTexas Reading Academies

    HB 3, passed by the Texas Legislature in June 2019, requires all kindergarten through third grade teachers and administrators to participate in the Texas Reading Academies by 2023.  Lewisville ISD believes in a balanced approach to literacy instruction. Therefore, we will support staff by offering Reading Academies to LISD Staff at each campus during the 2022-2023 school year for the following instructional roles:

    • Kinder teachers
    • 2nd grade teachers
    • Dyslexia Interventionists
    • Special Education Classroom Teachers 
    • Campus Administrators (Principal or Assistant Principal)
    • Any K-3 teachers that were not enrolled during the 2020-2022 school years

    LISD has chosen the Blended Model which is online modules led by LISD Cohort Leaders to allow for personalization of training at district level.  

    Steeped in the Science of Teaching Reading (STR)

    Texas Reading Academies Content includes:

    • Introduction, Overview, Scope, and Sequence
    • Science of Teaching Reading
    • Establishing a Literacy Community
    • Using Assessment Data to Inform Instruction and Tiered Supports and Reading Difficulties
    • Oral Language 
    • Phonological Awareness 
    • Alphabet Knowledge, Print Concepts, and Handwriting
    • Decoding, Encoding, and Word Study 
    • Reading Fluency
    • Reading Comprehension
    • Composition 
    • Bringing It All Together


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