FBISD READING ACADEMIES
INFORMATION AND IMPLEMENTATION
Fort Bend ISD Designated as House Bill 3 Reading Academies Authorized Provider
All K-3 teachers, including special education teachers, and principals are required to complete the HB 3 Reading Academies by 2023. While there are some formal processes pending, districts (LEAs) can proceed to exempt teachers who hold “all-level certification in art, health education, music, physical education, speech communication and theatre arts, or theatre,” as described in §231.3(a).
Texas Reading Academies Content includes learning in the following modules:
- Introduction, Overview, Scope and Sequence
- Science of Teaching Reading
- Establishing a Literacy Community
- Using Assessment Data to Inform Instruction
- Oral Language
- Phonological Awareness
- Alphabet Knowledge, Print Concepts, and Handwriting
- Decoding, Encoding, and Word Study
- Reading Fluency
- Reading Comprehension
- Writing Composition
- Putting It All Together
FBISD is looking forward to not only impacting students within our own district but throughout the region. We believe teachers who have a stronger capacity to support primary literacy development will result in increased student success. We know that success in reading launches students to achieve success in futures beyond what we can imagine. Since 2020, Fort Bend ISD has strategically implemented Reading Academies learning for teachers and leaders through the blended and comprehensive learning models. To see more about FBISD implementation plan, see the expanded tab below titled FBISD Reading Academies Implementation Planning.
FBISD READING ACADEMIES TESTIMONIALS
See this video which includes testimonials from district and campus leaders who engaged in Reading Academies learning.
For information about Fort Bend ISD's support model for the Texas Reading Academies, please view the FBISD Reading Academies Testimonials video and visit the FBISD TRA Authorized Provider page. As an authorized provider, we look forward to working with your organization to help you achieve greater student success, too!