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Page 2 Marketplace August 7, 2003 Buda teachers certified to teach students with dyslexia our teachers from Buda graduated from the Scottish Rite Learning Center of Austin&apos;s Introductory Class on Basic Language Skills, earning six graduate hours and enabling them to identify and teach stu- dents withdyslexia. The teachers are on their way to completing two years of rigorous training to become Certified Academic Language Therapists. The next step will be to teach the curriculum for one year, being observed five times in class, and then attend an intermediate course in their sec- ond year. After that, they will continue teaching the curricu- lum and being observed. They will write ten book reports to prepare for their national exam and accrue 700 teaching hours an4 55 professional develop- ment hours. After graduating, teachers are eligible to take the national exam to become a Certified Academic Language Therapist (CALT). Scottish Rite Learning Center of Austin is the only one of its kind in Central Texas that is accredited by the Academic Language Therapy Association (ALTA) to offer this certifica- tion. Scottish Rite Director Dr. Pat Sekel remarked on the suc- cessful teacher training: "We have had an amazing group of dedicated teachers graduate from the course this summer. With what they have learned in the past three weeks, they will be able to make a huge differ- ence in so many children's lives." The graduates include (as seen in photo attached from left to right): Susan Thimes (Tom Green Elementary), Evelyn Wehman (Fuentes Elementary), Tricia Bodden (Tobias Elementary), Iris Escandon (Tobias Elementary) Don't Mess With Texas "Dl't Mess with Texas" is the Texas Department of Transportation's litter.prevention slogan developed in 1986. Today, according to http://www.dontmesswithtexas.org, more than 96% of Texans know the slogan, which has become world famous. It costs approximately $37 million to clean up roadside litter in Texas each year. Ninety percent of this cost is paid for with tax dollars.  SOURCES: Texas Comptroller Carole Keeton Strayhor"ffand ............... [ httpJ/www.dontmess with texas.org/.   Master-Tech Plus now serving Kyle and surrounding communities The Kyle Chamber of Commerce wel- comed business owner Duke Smith, owner of Master-Tech Plus, to the Kyle community last Friday. Master- Tech Plus is now open for business at their new location on 100 Bunton Lane, behind the Hays CISD Bus Barn. From left to right are: Kyld Chamber members Tim Delano, Deanna Batsoutenko (kneeling), Ross Wood, Eddie Hebert, Duke Smith, Gladys Garrett, Debbie Saylor, Scott Stevens (kneeling), and Connie Naumann. 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