Kansas Regional
Reading Recovery University Training Center

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Emporia State University was approved as the 23rd Reading Recovery® Regional Training Center in North America in the spring of 1998. It is currently led by Dr. Annie Opat. Previously she was a Title 1 reading teacher for grades K-5 at a rural school in Chapman, Kansas. Currently, she is the chair of the NATG Teaching and Professional Development Committee and has co-chaired the Teacher Leader Institute the past two years. She will co-chair the 2015 Teacher Leader Institute & Leadership Academy.


Annie Opat


Dr. Annie Opat
Trainer and Director, Reading Recovery®

Office: EC 101
Phone: (620) 341-5828
Fax: (620) 341-6674
E-mail: aopat@emporia.edu

Suzanne DeWeese

Dr. Suzanne DeWeese
Teacher Leader, Reading Recovery®
Office: EC 103
Phone: (620) 341-5377
Fax: (620) 341-6674
E-mail: cdeweese@emporia.edu