HCPSS MPIA Request #2019-007

Requested Information
What training and/or education is a reading specialist required to have for specific learning disabilities including dyslexia? What positions in HCPSS are required or encouraged to have Structured Literacy education?
Date Received
Response Notes

Responsive to this request, required training and education for a Reading Specialist is found under the Code of Maryland Regulations 13A.12.03.05 as developed by the Maryland State Department of Education: http://www.dsd.state.md.us/comar/comarhtml/13a/13a.12.03.05.htm. Additionally, at this time there are no requirements for positions within HCPSS to have Structured Literacy education, however our Special Education and Language Arts Offices indicate this is a topic they are looking into for future expanded professional development.

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