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    Mrs. Deb Bitler
    Owatin Creek Elementary
    Reading Specialist
    Phone: 610 406-4580  x8246
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    Owatin Creek Reading 

    I started my teaching career in the Reading School District where I taught for three years. When I came to Exeter I taught fourth grade at Jacksonwald for one year before moving to fifth grade where I remained for many years. I moved from the classroom to the position of Instructional Support Teacher. During that time I earned a Master's Degree in Education/ Reading Specialist and additional education credits.

    Exeter modified the position of IST to IS, or Instructional Support Specialist. I provided support to identified students, especially in grades K to 2, through a program called Response to Instruction & Intervention (RtII). A few years later I moved to the Reading Specialist position at Owatin Creek.

    I've included links, articles, a video and a Powerpoint presentation on my website to provide parents with more information about RtII. Also, be sure to meet our fabulous Reading Assistants!

    Please don't hesitate to contact me for more information or if you have questions!