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There is an urgent need for educators to acquire the knowledge and skills to teach Foundational Reading as identified in the Science of Reading.

Pathways to Reading is a professional development training program and curriculum that enables teachers to effectively assess and teach K-2 beginning readers and striving readers in upper grades.  The principle components of Orton-Gillingham are embedded in Pathways to Reading.

Empower teachers

PTR focuses on enabling the teacher who is viewed as the most significant variable in a student’s learning.

Reading Success

Bridge the gap between reading research and classroom instruction through proven methods.

Research-evidenced methods

Through a foundation in research and structured literacy PTR takes aim to improve all readers.

Get trained to effectively teach foundational reading - the most significant factor for academic success

Pathways to Reading is for teachers of all levels including regular classroom, reading specialists, Title 1, ESL, special educators, as well as para-professionals and home-school educators.

Pathways to Reading Year One Training

An in-depth professional development and training program to help teach reading to a wide range of students.

Pathways to Reading Year Two Training

A three day practicum pairing teachers and students. Questions are answered through modeling and coaching.

Pathways to Reading Refresher Course

Customized to answer your questions and provide hands-on practice and modeling as well as any program updates.

Pathways to Reading Implementation Support

PTR addresses the needs related specifically to your school or setting.  Support will develop teacher skills and confidence.

Pathways to Meaning Comprehension Training

With PTR in place, teachers are set to developing student’s Oral Language Comprehension leading to Text Reading Comprehension.

Pathways to Reading Understanding Dyslexia Training

Help for teachers in understanding dyslexia, recognizing dyslexic students and addressing their instructional needs.

In-District Train the Trainer Program

Train a qualified member of your district to be an In-District Trainer who provides ongoing Pathways training and support.

Ongoing support, flexible options.

Once you implement Pathways to Reading, you’re never alone.

Along with free monthly virtual Q & A sessions, PTR offers customized virtual and onsite support to ensure teacher and student success.

On-site Pathways to Reading Support

Expert help with program implementation, data evaluation, modeling, coaching, and problem solving.

Pathways Consultant Contact

When you implement the Pathways to Reading program there will always be a consultant available by phone, email, and video conference.

Materials for Reading Success

Pathways to Reading provides unique and long-lasting nonconsumable materials and manipulatives for large and small group instruction.

Our materials reflect a science-based understanding of the reading process and help all ability levels of students.

Reading Success Store

Stories from Pathways Teachers and Families

This is great, thank you so much! I am teaching all remote and the digital slideshow worked great on my groups yesterday. I like how it is organized already so I can just jump right in and not remake the wheel here.

David Hendershot, 2nd Grade Remote
Teacher, Kansas

It’s (PTR) absolutely working…in fact, my own daughter who is a fourth grader struggled in kindergarten to the point where I really wondered about special education services. She started using Pathways in first grade and is now almost at the top of her class, reading-wise. It just clicked with her!

H. Newkirk Parent and Director of Special
Services, Missouri

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