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Information for Educators

  • All teachers and administrators of kindergarten, first, second, or third-grade students will be required to attend a Texas Reading Academy. The Houston Independent School District (HISD) has been approved by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) to serve as an Authorized Provider (AP) and will begin offering specialized Texas Reading Academy trainings through the in-person Comprehensive Program and through the internet-based training Blended Program beginning in the summer of 2020.  The Texas Reading Academy trainings will be delivered over ten days scheduled throughout the school year.

    HISD Texas Reading Academy Implementation Timeline:

    Cohort 1 (2020-2021 School Year)

    • Elementary Principals
    • Teacher Development Specialists
    • Kindergarten Teachers (Dyslexia/Special Education)


    Cohort 2 (2021-2022 School Year)

    • First Grade Teachers
    • Second Grade Teachers


    Cohort 3 (2022-2023 School Year)

    • Third Grade Teachers