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Saturday Morning Coffee with Dr David Brobeck and Mr. Aaron Bouie III

April 30, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

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IDA Central Ohio and OH-KID present…..
Saturday Morning Coffee with
Dr. David Brobeck and Mr. Aaron Bouie III
FREE – Saturday, April 30, 2022 9:00am (EST)
Zoom Meeting – See link below to register and get Zoom details
The State Board of Education of Ohio has not yet voted to approve the Dyslexia Guidebook as required by a law (HB436) due to ongoing disagreement over its contents. In this Saturday Morning Coffee, Dr. David Brobeck and Mr. Aaron Bouie III will discuss the following key questions that have emerged in testimony and deliberation over the Guidebook:
  1. Do children really learn to read in different ways? 
  2. Is multisensory structured literacy really an evidence-based best practice and method for intervention and remediation?
  3. Does the Dyslexia Guidebook recommend a specific curriculum? 
Policy makers, parents, community members, and educators are invited to attend. Dr. Brobeck and Mr. Bouie will examine testimony and letters of support submitted by professors from sixteen universities across Ohio, including The Ohio State University, and address questions from participants. 
Discussion with:
Dr. David Brobeck
Dr. David Brobeck’s 47-year career as an Ohio educator began in the Kent City Schools in 1975. There, he taught reading and language arts and coached football and track 17 years. He was a middle school administrator for eight years in Kent and Woodridge, and served as the superintendent in Salem City and Field Local between 2000 and 2010. Dr. Brobeck was a graduate school professor at Walsh University in North Canton where taught he taught graduate courses in law and finance at Walsh University for more than a decade. His research focus included neuroscience applied to student learning which paved the pathway to Walsh University’s transformation to a Science of Reading university. Dr. Brobeck strives to motivate and inspire education stakeholders to implement evidence-based methods for teaching reading. He is currently employed as a Research Associate with the University of Cincinnati Systems Development & Improvement Center.
Mr. Aaron Bouie III
Aaron Bouie III currently serves as Executive Director of P-5 Curriculum in Youngstown City School District. Aaron previously served as an Assistant Principal and Principal. Aaron’s interests include the role of relationships, collaboration, and creativity in making the shift to evidence-based methods for teaching reading. 
Aaron and David are both active members of P20 Literacy Collaborative, which brings together representatives from higher education, school districts, professional associations, regional entities, and ODE and ODHE to improve equitable access to high-quality literacy instruction and literacy outcomes.


April 30, 2022
9:00 am - 10:30 am