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TALA2Texas Adolescent Literacy Academy Tiers II & III

Texas Adolescent Literacy Academy Tiers II & III

The Online Texas Adolescent Literacy Academies (TALA) prepare middle school teachers to design appropriate instruction for all students, including those who struggle with reading due to limited English proficiency, learning disabilities, dyslexia, and other risk factors for reading difficulties. TALA Tiers II & III is designed specifically for grades 6–8 English language arts and reading teachers. It includes instructions for administering the Texas Middle School Fluency Assessment (TMSFA), interpreting results of the TMSFA, and providing intensive interventions for struggling adolescent readers.

  • Course Number

    TALA2
  • Classes Start

    Anytime, Self-Paced

About This Course

The Online Texas Adolescent Literacy Academies (TALA) prepare middle school teachers to design appropriate instruction for all students, including those who struggle with reading due to limited English proficiency, learning disabilities, dyslexia, and other risk factors for reading difficulties. TALA Tiers II & III is designed specifically for grades 6–8 English language arts and reading teachers. It includes instructions for administering the Texas Middle School Fluency Assessment (TMSFA), interpreting results of the TMSFA, and providing intensive interventions for struggling adolescent readers.

Participants who successfully complete all modules and the assessment earn 10 continuing professional education (CPE) credits.

Requirements

Participants must fulfill the following requirements in order to successfully complete this course and earn 10 CPE credits:

  • Review the 4 units.
  • Take and pass all unit quizzes. You must receive an 80% or higher in order to pass the quizzes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Will I receive a certificate of completion?

Yes, you will receive a certificate of completion after you have fulfilled all of the course requirements. Course requirements are listed in the preceding section of this page.

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