District Improving Reading Outcomes – a Science of Reading Success
Presenter: Mike McMann, Superintendent of Fort Vermilion School Division
Discover the positive outcomes of implementing the Science of Reading interventions, as we hear from the Fort Vermilion School Division (FVSD). Learn how the FVSD implemented structured literacy supports with interventions to move their system forward, while guiding students along in their Reading and Writing journey over a 6-year period. FVSD experienced huge growth in literacy skills among students throughout this period, and despite COVID, still showed improved results. Join us in learning new strategies to bring to your school or district that can make a positive difference.
Michael McMann has over 27 years in the Alberta education system and grew up in rural Alberta. He has a passion for research and moving the dial on every kid in their learning. Mike is a Dare to Lead facilitator and has valued spending time with Brené Brown. Mike believes the essential skills needed in literacy and numeracy are vital for student success. Research is the fuel that drives the bus in the Fort Vermilion School Division. For the past 8-year Mike has ensured that selected research with experts develops changing pedagogy and practice to enhance student learning impacting both literacy and numeracy.