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January 7, 2020

(Voyager Sopris Learning) Cambium Learning Group’s Voyager Sopris Learning today announced that LETRS (Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling), the company’s landmark professional learning that provides educators with the background, depth of knowledge, and tools to teach language and literacy skills to every student, has earned accreditation from the International Dyslexia Association (IDA).

September 25, 2019

(Voyager Sopris Learning) Voyager Sopris Learning and Acadience Learning today announced an expanded partnership to deliver Acadience’s powerful and effective PreK to high school assessment tools throughout the United States. Voyager Sopris Learning will continue to serve as the exclusive print distributor in the United States for Acadience Reading and Acadience Math assessments.

September 24, 2019

(Voyager Sopris Learning) Voyager Sopris Learning reported a significant increase in the number of schools, districts, and states using LETRS, the company’s landmark professional development that provides educators with the background, depth of knowledge, and tools to teach language and literacy skills to every student.

August 20, 2019

(Voyager Sopris Learning) Voyager Sopris Learning today launched the updated Voyager Passport, a K–5 reading intervention program that earned ESSA’s Tier 1-Strong rating. The program, intended for students who need instruction beyond the core, empowers teachers by providing comprehensive, explicit, and systematic instruction in the five essential components of reading, plus language and writing.

June 21, 2019

(Voyager Sopris Learning) Voyager Sopris Learning today announced the winners of its LANGUAGE! Live Literacy Acceleration Grant program, which was created to help districts increase literacy achievement in struggling students. Recipients will receive at least six months of Voyager Sopris Learning’s LANGUAGE! Live, an award-winning literacy curriculum proven to help struggling readers and writers achieve grade-level reading expectations.

May 16, 2019

(Voyager Sopris Learning) Registration is underway for Voyager Sopris Learning’s 2019 Literacy Symposium, a two-day online professional development event, July 8-9, featuring leading experts sharing the most current research in literacy instruction. The Literacy Symposium will provide PreK to college educators with an opportunity to explore the relationships among language, reading, and writing, plus connect theory to classroom practice. Sessions are designed for teachers, instructional coaches, administrators, curriculum directors, and professional developers.

August 9, 2018

(Voyager Sopris Learning) Voyager Sopris Learning announced the launch of a social movement designed to embolden educators and students to effect change and to believe in the power of literacy. Called “#IAmMore,” the movement gives educators and students a voice, allows them to illustrate what makes them “more,” and to share their untapped potential. As part of the movement’s launch, Voyager Sopris Learning is partnering with WeAreTeachers.

February 6, 2018

(Voyager Sopris Learning) Voyager Sopris Learning launched a flexible, blended version of LETRS (Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling), its respected professional development course of study that prepares educators for the challenging work of teaching literacy. Backed by more than 30 years of evidence-based, scientific research and more than a decade of proven success, LETRS is relied upon by thousands of educators, as it helps teachers understand and apply the science of effective reading instruction.

January 3, 2018

(Voyager Sopris Learning) In just one year, student reading success at Rapides Parish Schools improved dramatically after the implementation of a new teacher professional development course of study, Voyager Sopris Learning's LETRS—to the extent that one district administrator refers to the results as incredible.

September 21, 2017

(Voyager Sopris Learning) Voyager Sopris Learning today announced Alisa Dorman, with more than 20 years of experience in education, has been hired as its new Vice President of Research and Product Effectiveness. Dorman joins Voyager Sopris Learning from the Office of Literacy for the Colorado Department of Education, where, for the past three years, she was Executive Director and led the state’s early reading initiative.

May 5, 2017

(Voyager Sopris Learning) Voyager Sopris Learning is providing educators with additional opportunities to raise literacy achievement in the classroom with the introduction of two new professional development solutions: Connecting LETRS to the Classroom and Fundamentals of Literacy Instruction.

May 2, 2017

(Voyager Sopris Learning) When students struggle to read, every aspect of their academic life is affected. Timely intervention is the only way they can catch up to their peers. At An Achievable Dream™ Academy Middle and High School in Newport News, Va., administrators experienced this firsthand, yet discovered a solution—Voyager Sopris Learning’s award-winning literacy curriculum LANGUAGE! Live—that now has those same students meeting and exceeding grade-level reading expectations.

November 17, 2016

(Voyager Sopris Learning) Voyager Sopris Learning®, a provider of evidence-based preK–12 instructional solutions and professional services, has donated $40,000 of early learning classroom curriculum and books to the Louisiana Department of Education to aid child care centers in the Baton Rouge area impacted by the historic flooding.

October 7, 2016

(Voyager Sopris Learning) Voyager Sopris Learning announced it has released REWARDS Plus: Social Studies (3rd Edition), a powerful, specialized reading program for struggling readers in middle and high school. With activities to help students learn to read with proficiency and confidence, the new edition places a significantly increased focus on vocabulary, comprehension and critical thinking skills.

June 22, 2016

(Voyager Sopris Learning) The State of Mississippi is witnessing significant improvement in children’s literacy, and one of the key contributing factors is Voyager Sopris Learning’s LETRS professional development program, according to a recently released study. Voyager Sopris Learning’s LETRS (Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling) provides the deep foundational knowledge necessary to understand how students learn to read, write, and spell — and why some of them struggle.

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