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The summer is prime time to pick up a book for pure enjoyment. And according to Professor of Reading Education Tisha Hayes, that is a great thing.

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Cathy Balfanz, an elementary school teacher, came to the UVA School of Education and Human Development to complete her Master of Education with a focus on literacy.

The expanded reading education program offerings are designed to provide additional pathways and prepare high-quality reading specialists to help meet literacy needs in Virginia.

At the event, EHD faculty and students were awarded for their scholarship on improving outcomes for students with disabilities.

The 2022 Virginia Literacy Act is designed to give all children in Virginia access to effective literacy instruction. UVA faculty and staff are working to do just that.

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The Leonard W. Sandridge Outstanding Contributor Award is the highest individual employee honor given by the University.

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$8.9 million grant creates Learning Disabilities Translational Science Collective; will address “research to practice” gap in learning disabilities

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Assistant Professor Colby Hall will lead a team to modify a technology-based reading program to meet the needs of English Learners at risk for reading difficulties.

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Tisha Hayes discovered early that literacy was a critical key to learning. At UVA, she passes on this tenet to aspiring teachers.

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Katlynn Dahl-Leonard, a second-year student in UVA EHD's Reading Education program, was recognized for her work ethic and scholarship in early literacy instruction.