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|Lexia Learning’s Dr. Suzanne Carreker Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Dyslexia Association|
The Margaret Byrd Rawson Award recognizes the work of an individual to advance the mission of IDA. The Award is given each year to an IDA member whose work on behalf of IDA embodies Margaret Rawson’s compassion, leadership, commitment to excellence, fervent advocacy for people with dyslexia, and whose work is nationally recognized as furthering the mission of IDA.
Dr. Carreker joined Lexia Learning in 2015, spearheading the curriculum design of a ground-breaking reading program for adolescent non-proficient readers, Lexia PowerUp Literacy™ (PowerUp). The program simultaneously accelerates the development of both fundamental literacy skills and higher-order thinking skills for students in grades 6 and above through adaptive learning paths. By engaging students with a range of relevant, high-interest authentic texts; instructional videos; and game-based motivational elements, PowerUp is intended to help students take ownership of their learning, acknowledging their growing autonomy and building their confidence.
“The same qualities that Suzanne embodies in her work for IDA have contributed to the successful development and launch of PowerUp,” said Lexia President Nick Gaehde. “We are especially grateful for her contributions to Lexia’s mission over the past three years.”
Since 1987, Dr. Carreker has also served as senior vice president of Innovative Solutions at
Dr. Carreker received both her Master of Science degree and doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction from
Recently, Dr. Carreker authored a white paper titled “Equitable Literacy Education: The Transformative Impact of
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