Science of Reading Webinar 1: Recording and Resources Available

Overview of the Science of Reading in Ohio Webinar

On March 14, the OLC hosted a Science of Reading webinar with the Ohio Department of Education & Workforce (ODEW). Dr. Melissa Weber-Mayrer, ODEW’s Chief of Literacy, discussed the shift to the Science of Reading in Ohio’s schools and explained the changes in classroom reading instruction.

This webinar was the first in a series for OLC members. If you missed the live presentation, a recording and additional resources are available below.

View an archived version of the informational webinar
[Run time: 63 minutes]


  • Dr. Melissa Weber-Mayrer, Chief of Literacy, Ohio Dept. of Education & Workforce
  • Michelle Francis, Executive Director, OLC


PowerPoint Slide Deck (PDF)


Approved core instruction materials list

ReadOhio webpage

Nutella video

OLC Science of Reading Resource webpage

The OLC and ODEW will host two more webinars this spring:

Each webinar is free for Individual members and staff of OLC Institutional Member Libraries, but registration is required. We strongly encourage participation in the live webinars. However, if you are unable to attend a live presentation, each webinar will be recorded and posted on the OLC website.