Regional Training: Unraveling the Reading Rope

Join us for an intensive and transformative learning journey on the Science of Reading. Over the course of several weeks, attendees will dive into the theoretical framework known as the Reading Rope, reflect on their current practices, and leave with a stronger foundation and more confidence to engage learners in reading rooted in science!

Day 1: Face-to-Face Training

Unravel the Word Recognition strands of the Reading Rope:
phonological awareness | phonics/decoding | sight recognition

Day 2: Face-to-Face Training

Unravel the Language Comprehension strands of the Reading Rope:
background knowledge | vocabulary | language structures | verbal reasoning | literacy knowledge

Extension: Online Modules

Science of Reading resources, reflection questions, and ideas to apply your learning in your school or classroom

Meet the Trainer

Dr. Kim Buechler has 27 years of experience as a literacy coach, reading specialist, and classroom teacher. She is a leading trainer on the Science of Reading.


Per Person*

Choose from 3 regional meeting locations.


April 5 & April 26
Chamber of Commerce


April 12 & May 3


April 19 & May 10
Wilbert Event Center

15 Continuing Education Contact Hours available upon completion or get 1 Graduate Credit from Dakota State University for $40.
Attendees must attend both face-to-face sessions and complete the online modules.

*Non-Member Price is $200

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