Apr. 24, 2023

WHAT:    Building on the structured literacy program spearheaded last session by Rep. Jason Ortitay (R-Washington/Allegheny), Rep. Justin Fleming (D-Dauphin) and Ortitay will present their plan to continue to make progress on early literacy. 

WHO:    Ortitay; Fleming; Rep. Jesse Topper (R-Bedford/Fulton), Republican chair of the House Education Committee; Rep. Pete Schweyer (D-Lehigh), Democrat chair of the House Education Committee; Sen. Ryan Aument (R-Lancaster); Pam Kastner, literacy statewide lead, Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network (PaTTAN); Dr. Megan Gierka, senior content developer and facilitator, AIM Institute for Learning and Research; Hollie Woodward, parent and advocate; and Ashley Mullins, senior legislative director, ExcelinEd in Action.

WHEN:    Wednesday, April 26, 10 a.m.

WHERE:    Capitol Media Center, East Wing, Harrisburg.

LIVE WEBSTREAMING:    Barring technical difficulties, the press conference will be streamed live at RepOrtitay.com

Media contact:    Tracy Polovick, 717.919.7615, tpolovick@pahousegop.com