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October 29, 2020

Voyager Sopris Learning. Voyager Sopris Learning Launches Reading Rangers, Offers Free Trial. Voyager Sopris Learning, a division of Cambium Learning Group, Inc., announced the launch of Reading Rangers, a web-based reading program designed to strengthen K-5 students' foundational skills with the help of engaging experiences and fun adventures. It can be used in any learning environment — in-person, remotely or a hybrid. [Full Announcement].

August 13, 2020

Voyager Sopris Learning. Voyager Sopris Learning Announces Aspiring Teacher Contest Winners. Voyager Sopris Learning today announced Natasha Reasor from Alabama and Megan Weigel from Mississippi are the winners of the 2020 Aspiring Teacher Scholarship contest. Reasor and Weigel — recent high school graduates who will be starting college later this month — each earn a $1,000 scholarship from the company. [Full Announcement].

July 16, 2020

Voyager Sopris Learning. Voyager Sopris Learning Offers LETRS Transfer Credits in Partnership with ACE . American College of Education (ACE) and Voyager Sopris Learning today announced a partnership that will enable LETRS students to seamlessly transition into ACE graduate programs. LETRS (Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling) is Voyager Sopris Learning's landmark professional learning course on the science of reading. [Full Announcement].

May 13, 2020

Voyager Sopris Learning. Voyager Sopris Learning’s LETRS a Winner in The EdTech Awards 2020. Voyager Sopris Learning’s LETRS has been selected as the winner of the “Professional Development Learning Solution” award in The EdTech Awards 2020 from EdTech Digest. LETRS, Voyager Sopris Learning’s landmark professional learning series on the science of reading, was one of 20 finalists named from the category and was subsequently singled out as the overall winner. [Full Announcement].

April 29, 2020

Voyager Sopris Learning. Voyager Sopris Learning Launches New Product, ClearSight, to Improve Online Assessments for Millions of K–12 Students. Voyager Sopris Learning, a division of Cambium Learning Group, Inc., announced today it will begin offering ClearSight, a new online platform delivering interim and benchmark assessments for K–11 students. [Full Announcement].

January 7, 2020

Voyager Sopris Learning. Voyager Sopris Learning’s LETRS solution earns accreditation from International Dyslexia Association. 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). [Full Announcement].

September 25, 2019

Voyager Sopris Learning. Voyager Sopris Learning, Acadience Learning expand partnership. 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. [Full Announcement].

September 24, 2019

Voyager Sopris Learning. Schools, districts, states nationwide increasingly turning to Voyager Sopris Learning’s LETRS professional development. 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. [Full Announcement].

August 20, 2019

Voyager Sopris Learning. Voyager Sopris Learning unveils significant new release of proven Voyager Passport K–5 Reading Intervention Program. 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. [Full Announcement].

June 21, 2019

Voyager Sopris Learning. Voyager Sopris Learning Announces Literacy Grant Winners. 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. [Full Announcement].

May 16, 2019

Voyager Sopris Learning. Experts Lead Voyager Sopris Learning’s 2019 Online Literacy Symposium. 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. [Full Announcement].

August 9, 2018

Voyager Sopris Learning. #IAmMore Movement to Showcase What Makes Every Student, Educator Unique. 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. [Full Announcement].

February 6, 2018

Voyager Sopris Learning. Voyager Sopris Learning unveils dynamic new LETRS professional development for literacy teachers. 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. [Full Announcement].

January 3, 2018

Voyager Sopris Learning. K–3 Literacy Success Levels Soar in Louisiana District After Turning to Voyager Sopris Learning’s LETRS Solution. 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. [Full Announcement].

September 21, 2017

Voyager Sopris Learning. Voyager Sopris Learning Names New VP of Research. 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. [Full Announcement].

May 5, 2017

Voyager Sopris Learning. Voyager Sopris Learning introduces new professional development solutions to raise literacy achievement in K-12 classrooms. 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. [Full Announcement].

May 2, 2017

Voyager Sopris Learning. Voyager Sopris Learning’s LANGUAGE! Live program makes significant impact on literacy gains for An Achievable Dream Academy students in Virginia. 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. [Full Announcement].

November 17, 2016

Voyager Sopris Learning. Voyager Sopris Learning donation aids Baton Rouge child care centers devastated by historic flooding. 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. [Full Announcement].

October 7, 2016

Voyager Sopris Learning. Voyager Sopris Learning launches new edition of powerful reading intervention program. 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. [Full Announcement].

June 22, 2016

Voyager Sopris Learning. Study reveals Voyager Sopris Learning key factor in helping drive K-3 literacy gains in Mississippi. 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. [Full Announcement].

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