Houston ISD Reading Initiative
Neuhaus has long believed that a knowledgeable and skilled teacher of reading is the best way to promote reading success. During the 2011-2012 school year, Neuhaus provided professional development to more than 2500 teachers, reading specialists, and principals at Houston Independent School District. The overarching goal of the initiative was the improved literacy achievement of students in general education classrooms as well as of students with dyslexia or other reading disabilities. Many of the professional development resources are available to participants online.
Houston ISD Pre-K Initiative
Oral language and world knowledge are the foundations of reading comprehension. Building language and knowledge begins long before children enter school. Therefore, the parent is a child's first teacher.
Houston ISD Secondary Reading Initiative (SRI)
The Secondary Reading Initiative at HISD began in the year 2012. The goal of the initiative is improved literacy achievement of students in general classrooms as well as students with dyslexia and other reading disabilities in Grades six through twelve, by delivering professional development to teachers. Secondary Reading Initiative
Fort Worth ISD Initiative
In support of the Fort Worth Independent School District, Neuhaus Education Center is providing comprehensive professional development. The overarching goal of this initiative is to ensure that there is an effective reading teacher in pre-Kindergarten through second-grade classrooms who are supported by an administrator and network specialist who have a deep understanding of the critical necessities of evidence-based literacy instruction.