Donna Hejtmanek

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 Donna Hejtmanek (hite-man-ik) retired after 41 years of teaching special education and serving as a reading specialist-interventionist. She served as president of the Literacy Task Force of Northern Wisconsin, was appointed by Gov. Scott Walker in 2014 to Wisconsin’s Read to Lead Literacy Council, served as the legislative chair of the International Dyslexia Association and served on The Legislative Council Study Committee on the Identification and Management of Dyslexia in 2018, resulting in Wisconsin’s first dyslexia bill, Act 86, signed into legislation in 2019.

Hejtmanek was awarded the Herb Kohl Teacher Fellowship Award in 2016. Now, in her fifth year of retirement, she spends her days creating professional development opportunities for teachers on her Facebook group, Science of Reading—What I Should Have Learned in College, and is a co-owner of Credentials Unlimited, providing opportunities for non-credit transcripts. 

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Talks

Introduction to "The Truth About Reading"

23 June 2024, 05:50 PM
Donna Hejtmanek

The Truth About Reading Panel

24 June 2024, 12:00 AM
Angela Hanlin Julie Vanlier Faith Borkowsky Donna Hejtmanek

Welcome to the Accelerate Literacy Summit 2024!

24 June 2024, 01:50 PM
Jill Nunez Nicki Prati Donna Hejtmanek

Panel: How Diane McGuinness' work Influences These SLL Program Creators

28 June 2024, 08:00 PM
Donna Hejtmanek Stephen Truch Marnie Ginsberg Nora Chahbazi John Walker