Over 80 attendees at the 6th Annual i.t.a. Conference made this the largest conference hosted by the Foundation to promote the use of the initial teaching alphabet for correction of reading failure. Alverna Hall, on the campus of the former Saint Teresa’s College in Winona, was filled to capacity with educators engaged and working hard to […]
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Last May, Shelley Jerviss, i.t.a. coordinator in Houston Public Schools, may have thought she was retiring after 43 years as an educator, but that plan was short lived. On April 6, 2017, Shelley was elected President of the i.t.a. Foundation in New York. With her years of teaching experience and advanced training as a K-12 […]
Alonna Conrad has always struggled to read and write. Most children learn to spell first by sound, replacing those auditory spellings with the proper ones in their first couple years of school. But Alonna, who is in fifth grade, is just now learning to do that. She’s not alone. Every year at Saint Mary’s University […]
Attendees at the 5th annual i.t.a. Foundation conference in Winona, Minnesota, August 17-18, participated in a full day of workshops on Interventions for Struggling Readers. The first day ended with a cash-prize contest to see which team could search and find the highest number of resources on our new i.t.a. Foundation website (www.itafoundation.org) designed to […]