Thank you for your interest in the READ TO SUCCEED evening in your child’s school.
Research overwhelmingly indicates that parent involvement improves student achievement. It also contributes to higher quality education and better performance of schools overall. Thank you for being a part of your child’s education.

Through the SPDG Grant, the South Dakota Department of Education in partnership with SD Parent Connection, SD Statewide Family Engagement Center, and Dakota State University have developed a four-part training series for you as a parent by developing modules centered around supporting children's reading development at home. The focus of the sessions will be the big five areas of literacy (Phonemic Awareness, Phonics, Fluency, Vocabulary and Comprehension).

The training series are as follows:
Session 1 (Fall 2019)
In-person at your child’s school site where a facilitator will lead your learning and conversation - Phonemic Awareness and Phonics
Session 1 Online Follow-up Homework (Fall 2019)
Phonemic Awareness and Phonics tool kit activities
Session 2 (February 2019)
In-person at your child’s school site where a facilitator will lead your learning and conversation - Fluency, Vocabulary, & Comprehension
Session 2 Online Follow-up Homework (Spring 2019)
Fluency, Vocabulary, & Comprehension tool kit activities

Topics covered throughout this training series:
  • Why reading at home is important
  • How to read with your child at home
  • How reading looks at each grade level
  • What to do if reading is a challenge for your child

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* 1. Contact Information

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* 3. Please check what grade(s) your elementary age child(ren) are in

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* 4. What knowledge and/or skills do you hope to gain from this training?

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* 5. Please describe yourself.  Check all that apply.

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* 6. Please indicate any special needs your child(ren) may have.

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* 7. Please indicate any accommodations that are needed to support your participation.

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* 8. My primary language is

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* 9. For grant purposes, please indicate your race.  Check all that apply.

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* 10. I am Hispanic/Latino

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