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  Please note date change!
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
May 20, 30  August 5-7, 2014   
Hardin, MO


Hardin Elementary
500 NE 1st St., Hardin, MO

  • Time: 8:30-3:30
  • 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: Courtney Sisson  Cell: 816-267-1808  School: 660-398-4396  email: csisson@hardin-central.org
    Pathways to Reading Training Office: 816-797-2473  email: info@pathwaystoreading.com
May 28-30  June 2-3, 2014   
Concordia, KS


Concordia Central Office
217 W. 7th St., Concordia, 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 separately
  • Contact: District contact: Principal Krystal Breese  Phone: 785-243-8853  email: krystal.breese@usd333.com
    Trainer: Jane Seward  Phone: 620-921-5565  email: janeseward@essdack.org
June 16-20, 2014   
Hutchinson, KS


ESSDACK
1500 E. 11th, 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 separately
  • Contact: Contact: Pam Misunas   Phone: 620-663-9566   pammisunas@essdack.org
    Trainer: Jane Seward  Phone: 620-921-5565  email: janeseward@essdack.org
June 25-27, 30 and July 1 2014   
Clearwater, KS


Clearwater Service Center
13939 W Diagonal Rd, Clearwater, 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 separately
  • Contact: Pam Misunas   Phone: 620-663-9566    email: pammisunas@essdack.org
    Trainer: Jane Seward  Phone: 620-921-5565
June 23-27, 2014   
Austin, Minnesota


Banfield Elementary
301 17th St. SW, Austin, MN

  • Time: 8:30-2:30
  • 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: Stephanie Fehn, Instructional Coach, Banfield Elem.  507-460-1200
    Pathways to Reading Training Office: 816-797-2473
July 7-11, 2014
Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO


Hosted by NWRPDC.  Exact training location on campus TBA


  • Time: 8:30-3:00
  • Cost: Please contact Marsha Martin for training cost.  Cost includes one teacher's manual, membership to PTR resource library and a sample small group folder - kits and materials sold separately
  • Contact: Please enroll through NWRPDC.  Contact Marsha Martin 660-562-1995
    Pathways to Reading Training Office: 816-797-2473
July 14-16, 21-22 2014
South Elementary, Jefferson City School District, MO


707 Linden Drive, Jefferson City, MO


  • Time: 8:30-3:30
  • 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: Carey Drehle, Principal   Phone: 573-659-3185
    Training Contact: Mary Lovinguth cell: 314-560-6014  e-mail: mary@pathwaystoreading.com
    PTR Office Contact: 816-797-2473 or 816-589-0857
July 21-25, 2014
Lee's Summit Elementary, Lee's Summit, MO


110 SE Green St., Lee's Summit, MO


  • Time: 8:30-3:00
  • 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: Tracy Sample, Principal   Phone: 816-986-3340
    PTR Training Contact: Terry Clinefelter 816-797-2473  email: terry@pathwaystoreading.com

July 23-25, 31 and Aug. 1, 2014
Dixon, MO
Out of district teachers contact Mary Lovinguth (see below) before enrolling.

Dixon Elementary
102 N. Pine St., Dixon, MO


  • Time: 8:00-3:00
  • Cost: 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: Christi Russell, Principal       Phone: 573-759-7149
    Trainer: Mary Lovinguth      Phone: 314-560-6014      email: mary@pathwaystoreading.com
July 21-25, 2014
Holyrood, KS


Central Plains Elementary
600 S. Main, Holyrood, 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 separately
  • Contact: School Contact: Jane Oeser, Principal       Phone: 785-252-3666
    Trainer: Jane Seward      Phone: 620-921-5565   email: janeseward@essdack.org
August 5, 6, 11, 14, 15, 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

Year Two Trainings

Southwest Elementary, 307 W. Moss St., Lawson, MO
Note: Class limited to 15  (opening for 5 more teachers)
Please indicate your grade level when enrolling.
June 3, 4, 5, 2014

  • Time: 8:30-3:00
  • Cost: $225 per Teacher

  • Contact: Southwest principal: Holly Simmons 816-580-7272
    Pathways to Reading office: 816-797-2473    e-mail: info@pathwaystoreading.com
Eugene Elementary School, Maryville, MO
Note: Class limited to 20
Please indicate your grade level when enrolling.
June 9, 10, 11, 2014

  • Time: 8:00-3:00
  • Cost: Sponsored by NWRPDC.  For cost and enrollment contact Marsha Martin <MMARTIN@nwmissouri.edu>
  • Contact: Pathways to Reading office: 816-797-2473    e-mail: info@pathwaystoreading.com
Clearwater Service Center 13939 W Diagonal Rd, Clearwater, KS
Note: Class limited to 20
Please indicate your grade level when enrolling.
July 7,8,9, 2014

  • Time: 8:30-3:30
  • Cost: Sponsored by Clearwater Service Center.  For cost and enrollment contact  Pam Misunas  620-663-9566
    Trainer: Jane Seward    Phone: 620-921-5565     email: janeseward@essdack.org
  • Contact: Pathways to Reading office: 816-797-2473    e-mail: info@pathwaystoreading.com