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Training Schedule

The current Pathways to Reading training schedule is listed below. For additional information on any of the trainings or how to bring a training to your locale contact Pathways to Reading(Please Note: No payment is due at the time of registration. Districts and individuals will be invoiced at the completion of the training.)

Year One Training

Enrollment for those attending Guidance Academy virtual training

  • Materials: Cost includes a full set of teacher’s manuals.  PTR kits must be ordered separately.
  • Materials Link (Scroll to the bottom of the page.)
  • Time: 8:30-3:30
  • Cost: $569 Includes shipping (Add $20 if a Segment and Write letter board is needed.)
  • Trainer Contact: Carol Thompson  [email protected]
  • PTR Office Contact: [email protected]   816-589-0857

NEW Virtual training! Aug. 12, Sept. 1, 12-13 and 19
Must enroll by Aug. 8 to ensure time for shipping of materials.

  • Materials: Cost includes a full set of teacher’s manuals.  PTR kits must be ordered separately.
  • Materials Link (Scroll to the bottom of the page.)
  • Time: 8:30-3:30
  • Cost: $569 Includes shipping (Add $20 if a Segment and Write letter board is needed.)
  • Trainer Contact: Carol Thompson  [email protected]
  • PTR Office Contact: [email protected]   816-589-0857

Virtual training- Open to Idaho participants only
Sept. 7-9 Must enroll by August 31 to ensure delivery of manuals

  • Materials: Cost includes a full set of teacher’s manuals.  PTR kits must be ordered separately.
  • Materials Link (Scroll to the bottom of the page.)
  • Time: 8:30-3:30
  • Cost: $569 Includes shipping (Add $20 if a Segment and Write letter board is needed.)
  • Trainer Contact: Carol Thompson  [email protected]
  • PTR Office Contact: [email protected]   816-589-0857

August 3-5, 8-9 St. James, MO

  • Location: St. James District, 122 East Scioto
  • Materials: Cost includes a full set of teacher’s manuals and shipping.  PTR kits must be ordered separately.
  • Materials Link (Scroll to the bottom of the page.)
  • Time: 8:30-3:30 (Lunch on own. 11:30-12:30)
  • Cost: $549
  • Trainer Contact: Mary Lovinguth   [email protected]    314.560.6014
  • School Contact: Melissa Keeney   [email protected]   573.265.2300  Ext. 40617
  • PTR Office Contact: [email protected]  816.589.0857

Aug. 31, Sept. 1, 7, 15, 21 Andover, KS

  • Location: Andover USD 385 District Office, 1432 N Andover Rd., Andover, KS
  • Materials: Cost includes a full set of teacher’s manuals and shipping.  PTR kits must be ordered separately.
  • Materials Link (Scroll to the bottom of the page.)
  • Time: 8:30-3:30 (Lunch on own. 11:30-12:30)
  • Cost: $549
  • Trainer Contact: Jane Seward   [email protected]
  • School Contact: Traci Holder, Director of Instruction   [email protected]
  • PTR Office Contact: [email protected]  816.589.0857

Year One Training

Year Two Practicum Training

Request and plan a 3-day Practicum Training Now

June 1-3, 2022 Kansas: Southwest Plains Regional Service Center

  • Location: 810 Lark Ave., Sublette, KS 67877
  • Time: 8:30-3:30 w/ lunch on your own
  • Cost: Contact Belinda MIller (see below)
  • Trainer Contact: Jane Seward   [email protected]  620.921.5565
  • School Contact: Belinda Miller  [email protected]   316.249.4550
Request and plan a 3-day Practicum Training Now

June 15-17 Chillicothe, MO

  • Location: Chillicothe Early Learning Center
  • Time: 8:30-3:30 w/ lunch on your own
  • Cost: $325
  • Trainer Contact: Jennifer Phillips   [email protected]  816.522.8339
  • School Contact: Megan Hardie Principal [email protected]
Request and plan a 3-day Practicum Training Now

June 21-23 DeSoto, MO

  • Location: Sunrise Elementary, 4485 Sunrise School Rd., De Soto, MO
  • Time: 8:00-3:00 w/ lunch on your own
  • Cost: $350 (Includes 2022 Small Group Manual)
  • Trainer Contact: Mary Lovinguth  [email protected]  314.560.6014
  • School Contact: Angelina Rowden   [email protected]    636.586.6660
  • Pathways to Reading Office Contact:  [email protected] 816.589.0857

Refresher Trainings

Updates Coming Soon

June 28-20 Dickinson, ND

  • Location: 2675 21st W Dickinson, ND
  • Time: 8:30-3:30 Mountain
  • Fee: Contact Sarah McFadden for pricing information.  [email protected]
  • Trainer: Sarah McFadden  [email protected]       701.590.0905
Updates Coming Soon

July 7 Goessel, KS

  • Location: Goessel Elementary, 500 E. Main, Goessel, KS
  • Time: 8:30-3:30 w/one hour lunch on own.
  • Fee: $175 (includes 2022 Small Group Manual)
  • Trainer: [email protected]     620.921.5565
  • Location Contact: 620.367.8118
  • Pathways to Reading Contact: [email protected]    816.589.0857
Updates Coming Soon

Pathways to Reading TAILORED Refresher Training

  • Contact: To arrange for a school or district refresher tailored to specific needs contact Terry Clinefelter [email protected] 816-797-2473.
  • Date: TBA
  • Time: TBA
  • Cost 

Comprehension Training

Updates Coming Soon

Comprehension Pathways to Meaning Training

  • Contact:
  • Dates:
  • Time: 
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Dyslexia Training

Demystifying Dyslexia

Do your staff understand what dyslexia is? How it is diagnosed? What the key deficits are?

  • Contact: Terry Clinefelter  [email protected]  816-797-2473
  • Instructions: Demystifying Dyslexia (one or two-day workshops or staff development half-days)
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