Training Schedule

The current Pathways to Reading training schedule is listed below. For additional information on any of the trainings or how to bring a training to your locale contact Pathways to Reading.

Year One Trainings

May 7, 8, 10, 2014   (1 day in September.  Date TBA)
Smithville Missouri School District
Kindergarten Only

Smithville District Office
655 So. Commercial Ave, Smithville, MO

  • Time: 8:30-3:00
  • Cost: $399  (cost includes one teacher's manual, membership to PTR resource library and a sample small group folder - kits and materials sold separately)
  • Contact: District contact: Tracy Platt  work: 816-532-0589    cell: 816-898-2693
    Pathways to Reading Training Office: 816-797-2473
May 15, 16, 17, 2014   (1 day in September.  Date TBA)
Smithville Missouri School District
2nd Grade Only

Smithville District Office
655 So. Commercial Ave, Smithville, MO

  • Time: 8:30-3:00
  • Cost: $399  (cost includes one teacher's manual, membership to PTR resource library and a sample small group folder - kits and materials sold separately)
  • Contact: District contact: Tracy Platt  work: 816-532-0589    cell: 816-898-2693
    Pathways to Reading Training Office: 816-797-2473
August 4-6, Sept. 16-17, 2014
Washington, MO



Board of Education building
220 Locust Ave.


  • Time: 8:30-3:30
  • Cost: Please $399.  Cost includes one teacher's manual, membership to PTR resource library and a sample small group folder - kits and materials sold separately
  • Contact: For questions contact:
    Trainer: Mary Lovinguth 314-560-6014, email: mary@pathwaystoreading.com
    Pathways to Reading Training Office: 816-797-2473
August 6, 11, 14, 15, Sept. 9, 2014
Pratt, KS


Haskins Learning Center
900 School St.
Pratt, KS 67124


  • Time: 8:30-3:30
  • Cost: Cost includes one teacher's manual, membership to PTR resource library and a sample small group folder - kits and materials sold separately
  • Contact: Site Contact: Marsha Evenson      email: marsha.evenson@scksec.com
    Trainer: Jane Seward      Phone: 620-921-5565   email: janeseward@essdack.org
Sept. 9, 10, 16  Oct. 14, 15  2014
Hutchinson, KS


ESSDACK Service Center
1500 E. 11th St.
Hutchinson, KS


  • Time: 8:30-3:30
  • Cost: Cost includes one teacher's manual, membership to PTR resource library and a sample small group folder - kits and materials sold separa
  • Contact: Site Contact: Pam Misunas      email: pammisunas@essdack.org
    Trainer: Jane Seward      Phone: 620-921-5565   email: janeseward@essdack.org
    PTR Office for Kit orders: 816-589-0857
September 8-10, October 2-3,  2014
Rolla, MO


500 Forum Dr.


  • Time: 8:00-3:00
  • Cost: Training cost $399.  Cost includes one teacher's manual, membership to PTR resource library and a sample small group folder - kits and materials sold separately
  • Contact: School Contact: Matt Fridley, Principal   573-458-0170
    Training Contact: Mary Lovinguth cell: 314-560-6014  e-mail: mary@pathwaystoreading.com
    PTR Office Contact: 816-797-2473 or 816-589-0857
September 17-18, 25-26 October 1,  2014
Kansas City, MO area PENDING MINIMUM ENROLLMENT


Location TBA
Minimum enrollment 15.  
If enrollment is not met, teachers who enroll will be contacted.


  • Time: 8:00-3:00
  • Cost: Training cost $399.  Cost includes one teacher's manual, membership to PTR resource library and a sample small group folder - kits and materials sold separately
  • Contact: Training Contact: Terry Clinefelter  816-797-2473   or   Dennis Clinefelter  816-589-0857

Year Two Trainings

Schedule this 3 day training for your building any time of year.
Teachers work with students for 2 hours a day.
Teachers have their questions answered while learning to assess, pace and instruct with PTR strategies.
Cost $250 a person.
Maximum class size of 20.


  • Time: 8:30-3:30
  • Cost: $250 per person
  • Contact: Pathways to Reading office: 816-797-2473    e-mail: info@pathwaystoreading.com