Loading Events

“Implementing the Science of Reading: Actionable Steps for Literacy Leaders” feat. Dena Mortensen

11/01/2023 @ 04:30 pm - 11/01/2023 @ 05:30 pm

01 Nov 04:30 pm - 05:30 pm


Register Today!

Session Information:

Our students depend on school and district leaders to build systems that support reading development. Join in to learn five actionable steps you can begin tomorrow to aid in your implementation of the science of reading. Dena has been a district supervisor for over a decade. Come hear about her journey as she continues to carry out this work in her district. Bring any questions and barriers you have with implementation.

About Dena Mortensen:

Dena (Moura) Mortensen is the Elementary Reading and Language Arts Supervisor for Waterbury Public Schools in Connecticut. Over the last 23 years, Dena has served as a classroom teacher, reading teacher, literacy coach, vice principal, and adjunct reading professor. Dena is currently working toward her doctorate at Northeastern University and is researching ways to improve professional learning focused on early reading development for elementary teachers. Dena and her team work relentlessly to support the district with evidence-based reading curricula, resources, and training.

Register Today!



Cathy Mastrianna for CRA, Inc.