Date(s): Sep 14, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM
Sen. Fran Millar to Hold Second Meeting of the Senate Study Committee on Dyslexia
ATLANTA (September 6, 2018) |Sen. Fran Millar (R – Dunwoody) and members of the Senate Study Committee on Dyslexia will hold their second meeting on Friday, September 14, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. until 12:15 p.m. in room 307 of the Coverdell Legislative Office Building.
During the meeting there will be time devoted to public comment, presentations on Dyslexia identification and services in Georgia, teacher training and preparation and what other states are doing.
If you are unable to attend, a livestream of the meeting will be available here: https://livestream.com/accounts/25225500/events/8321724
WHO: Sen. Fran Millar and Members of the Senate Study Committee on Dyslexia
WHAT: Second Meeting of the Senate Study Committee on Dyslexia
WHEN: Friday, September 14, 2018
10:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
WHERE: Coverdell Legislative Office Building – Room 307
18 Capitol Square SW
Atlanta, GA 30334
The Dyslexia Study Committee meeting will be Friday, September 14, 2018 at 10:00am in 307 CLOB.
Per the resolution, SR 761, the purpose of the Dyslexia Study Committee is to explore and draw attention to the profound educational impact of dyslexia on the education and lives of countless children, adults, and students in the State of Georgia. Early diagnosis is critical to early remediation with evidence based intervention. Dyslexia is the most common learning disability, affecting approximately one in five individuals and approximately 80 percent of all individuals with a learning disability.
If you are unable to attend, the link to view the meeting is https://livestream.com/accounts/25225500/events/8321724
Listed below is the agenda:
10:00am Chairman Millar – purpose, direction, emails from constituents, future dates and introductions of speakers
(Next meeting – Friday, Oct 19th – Dr. Sally Shaywitz – Yale)
10:10am Public testimony – Sign-up is before the meeting starts. Please arrive a few minutes early to sign-up.
10:30am Susan Adams, Deputy Commissioner for Pre-K and Instructional Support Services
Georgia Department of Early Childcare and Learning (DECAL)
Dyslexia Identification and Services in Georgia
10:50am Dr. Marti Venn – Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
University System of Georgia (USG)
Teacher training and preparation
11:10am Stephen Pruitt – President – SREB
Samantha Durrance- Policy Analyst – SREB
Southern Regional Education Board – SREB
What other states are doing for dyslexia
12:15pm Chairman Millar – Remarks and closing.
CONTACT INFORMATION: Donna Nealey – Legislative Assistant – Dyslexia Study Committee – 404-656-7872 – 319 CLOB – – firstname.lastname@example.org