Leadership Strategies for Early Dyslexia Identification and Intervention

60 Minutes

Students who don’t achieve reading proficiency by third grade are four times more likely to drop out of high school. Those with dyslexia face far greater obstacles than their classmates as they strive to build literacy skills. How can education leaders identify students with dyslexia and address their needs?

Join Dr. Suzanne Jimenez, award-winning educator and administrator, for an informative, insightful, and empowering discussion about early dyslexia screening. By viewing this recorded edWebinar, you walk away with effective leadership strategies for early dyslexia identification and intervention.

This recorded edWebinar will be of interest to teachers, librarians, and school and district leaders of the elementary school levels.

About the Presenter

Dr. Suzanne Jimenez is Director of Academic Planning and Analytics at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Previously, Dr. Jimenez served in Virginia Public Schools and the American School System in Brazil for a combined 31 years in the roles of teacher, principal, supervisor of elementary education, director of student services, and director of special education. She also served as an adjunct professor at George Mason University in special education for nearly ten years in the College of Education and Human Development. She received the Award of Outstanding Leadership from the Virginia Council of Administrators of Special Education and the Arlington Distinguished Leader Award for her role in leading innovation and change. Dr. Jimenez received a doctoral degree from The George Washington University.