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Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (LETRS) Training

November 1, 2020 - September 30, 2021

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LETRS (Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling), authored by Dr. Louisa Moats and Dr. Carol Tolman is a professional development course with content on dyslexia, approved by the IDOE. Participants will complete a flexible, self-paced online course with the added benefit of joining an optional discussion group hosted by IDA Indiana. The first 60 participants to register will receive a stipend from IDA Indiana upon completion of the course. LETRS is a comprehensive and meaningful professional learning opportunity for all educators, parents, and advocates who want to learn about the science of reading. We hope you’ll join us!

Training Information

Registration Closes:  October 9, 2020

Course Begins:  November 1, 2020

Completion Date:  September 30, 2021

Cost (units 1-4):  $349

IDA Member’s cost after stipend*:  $99

Non IDA Member’s cost after stipend*:  $199

Costs include participant book + one-year license

*Stipends provided by IDA Indiana

Receive a Stipend Upon Completion:

IDA Members: $250.00

Non IDA Members: $150.00

PGPs/CEUs provided via LETRS upon completion


To register click the button above, scroll towards the bottom of the page and click on the orange box that says CLICK HERE TO VIEW PRICING, enter the quantity for LETRS Participant Materials Bundle, Units 1-4 (Participant book + one-year license) and click ADD.

In order to receive a stipend for LETRS, participants must meet the eligibility requirements below:

1. Stipends are available for Indiana and Illinois residents who register for LETRS by October 9, 2020.  (You can use the “Register for LETRS Training” button above.)
2. Registrants must complete the IDA Indiana training form and submit a copy of their registration receipt via the IDA Indiana link below by October 9, 2020.
3. Certificate of Completion must be submitted to IDA Indiana by September 30, 2021 to receive stipend.
4. In order to receive the $250 IDA Member stipend, registrants must provide their IDA Membership Number. Only one stipend per Membership Number. (Non IDA members receive a $150 stipend.)
Stipends are Limited to the first 60 Indiana or Illinois registrants who complete the first two steps above.


Complete the IDA Indiana Training Form to be Eligible for the Stipend

Discussion Group

Participants who complete the IDA Indiana training form and submit a copy of their registration receipt via the IDA Indiana link (step 2 above) will also have the option of joining a discussion group facilitated by IDA Indiana, similar to a book club. The group will meet periodically using a virtual platform to discuss course content, materials, and network.


November 1, 2020
September 30