New York City Department of Education

Acadience (DIBELS) Foundational Reading Skills Assessments, Grades K - 6

Acadience (DIBELS) Foundational Reading Skills Assessments, Grades K - 6


Monday, September 16, 2019 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM


Acadience Reading, formerly known as DIBELS, is a universal screening and progress monitoring assessment that measures the acquisition of early literacy skills in kindergarten through sixth grade. The assessment is comprised of six brief measures that function as indicators of the essential skills that every child must master to become a proficient reader. These measures are used to regularly monitor the development of early literacy skills in order to provide timely instructional support and prevent the occurrence of later reading difficulties. (
The Acadience Reading two-day professional learning series will provide participants an in-depth knowledge around the Big Ideas of Reading with an emphasis on phonological awareness, phonemic awareness, phonics, and fluency. Participants will receive training and practice on all Acadience measures to use for universally screening students in kindergarten through sixth grade and progress monitoring interventions in grades one through six. In addition, participants will develop knowledge in analyzing student data to inform instructional decision making for students within an MTSS framework. These sessions are targeted for grades K – 6.

Participants are required to attend both days of this workshop - Monday, September 16, and Thursday, September 19.

Presenter: Jason Borges, Director of Academic Intervention Services, Division of Teaching and Learning

The New York City Department of Education is an approved sponsor of Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE); Vendor Number 1921.


Registration open through 9/13/2019 11:59 PM EST

To receive CTLE credit, you must enter your name as it appears on your NYSED certification documents (you can check this by logging into TEACH or find your records in the NY State Teacher Certification Lookup).


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