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IDA-WI State Conference 2020


April 25, 2020

At Zoofari Conference Center in Milwaukee


 Five day hands-on literacy workshop

The Literacy Task Force of Northern Wisconsin and Nicolet College are partnering to offer a five day introductory structured literacy training course for teachers, tutors, and private practitioners.  This thorough and engaging program builds on the fundamentals of the Orton-Gillingham multisensory structured language approach.

Filled with practical strategies based on evidence-based, documented best practices, this hands-on training is essential for anyone who works with children with regard to reading, writing, and spelling.  Participants will observe demonstration lessons, as well as prepare and implement sample lessons.

Instructor: Dr. Tammy Tillotson

Monday – Friday, July 8 – 12, 2019

9:00 am – 4 pm (5x)

Rhinelander – Nicolet College

Room: Fieldside Center Room 102

Class #3200

Cost: $150 (Senior Rate: 62 plus register at reduced rate)

Participant Materials: The Structured Language Guided Card kit is required and shall be purchased on the first day of class for $92.00.  Multisensory Teaching of Basic Language Skills, Third Edition, by Beverly Wolf and Judith Birsh is also required and should be purchased and read in advance.

Graduate Credit Option: Two units of graduate credit for this class will be available through Viterbo University.  Those interested can register for graduate credit on the first day of class but should notify the instructor upon registration.

For more information: Contact Peggy Steber at 715.367.2090 or Tammy Tillotson at

2019 Endless Possibilities Conference-Supporting Students with Learning Disabilities

Please mark your calendars to attend this one-day conference for teachers and parents on August 2, 2019, 8:30-3:30 P.M. at the University of Wisconsin Whitewater.    The focus is on Learning Disabilities and there will be several sessions addressing dyslexia identification and remediation.  Dr. Shawn Robinson will be the keynote speaker and  is the author of “Doctor Dyslexia Dude”.   He will also be a presenter on the Orton-Gillingham approach.  Additionally, IDA-WI will present

Teaching Strategies for Struggling Readers and Students with Dyslexia

Learn about the science of reading and effective remediation for students with dyslexia and characteristics of dyslexia. Participants will receive information and resources to be used in their professional practice.

Don’t miss this opportunity to network with teachers, parents, and professionals. This conference is $35 and breakfast and lunch are included.

Graduate credits and CEUs are available.  Registration and information are at the link



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