Spalding Accredited Schools
Benefits of Accreditation
Increases student achievement
Provides evidence that the school staff has met rigorous external standards for The Spalding Method of language arts instruction. Spalding teacher training is accredited by the International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council (IMSLEC) and the International Dyslexia Association (IDA) that focuses on the essential skills and behaviors identified by the National Reading Panel (NRP) and the Knowledge and Practice Standards for Teachers of Reading.
Qualifies SEI-certified school staff to conduct on-going, on-site professional development in language arts.
Provides School and Certified Staff Recognition (listings on Spalding website, IMSLEC directory, and SEI publications)
Places accredited schools on parent referral list
Confers a 25% discount on SEI instructional materials
Affords opportunity to influence development of instructional materials
Confers a free 1/2 day in-service each school year