Reading Specialist Developer

Jane Offutt, PhD, Reading Comprehension Specialist

      • Jane Offutt developed “Accomplish Reading” as part of her Ph.D. degree in Learning and Instruction at The University of Pittsburgh.  At Pitt, she also earned her reading specialist certificate. However, she began her academic career earning a B.A in English at Allegheny College (https://allegheny.edu)
      • After earned a M.A.T. in Secondary Education at Pitt (https://www.pitt.edu), Afterward, she taught in a  Pittsburgh school district for more than 25 years.  She worked as a Title 1 – Chapter 1 Reading Specialist and as a HS English teacher.
      • “Accomplish Reading”   was awarded a patent because Jane’s unique design was an improvement over previous reading comprehension software designs.   It has been deemed one of the best apps for teaching reading comprehension. It is an effective tool in accelerating students’ reading progress and in preparing students for  state assessment  tests.
      • “Accomplish Reading” was awarded a patent by the U.S Office of Patents and Trademarks on Sept. 11, 2018.
          • “A Method of Displaying Content for Reading Training Comprehension Monitoring.“ Patent Issued Sep 11, 2018, U.S. 10 074 588
      • Jane  is certified to the sell the app as a minority business woman (PA UPC Program). DBE Certification #15000.
      • “Accomplish Reading” has been reviewed and  awarded a  5 star certification by the Educational App Store https://www.educationalappstore.com/app/accomplish-reading