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Professional development opportunities designed to support literacy instruction for PreK-8 educators.

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July 18-21, 2022

Kids, Books & Anti-Racism Series: 2022 Summer Literacy Institute

Register for this four-day Summer Literacy Institute, featuring Liz Kleinrock!

8:30-11:30am & 12:30-3:30pm (EST)
On-Campus or Virtual
Saturday, November 5, 2022

33rd Annual Literacy for All Conference

Nationally renowned literacy and Reading Recovery conference for PreK-8 educators.

9:00am – 4:00pm (EST)
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July 11-14, 2022

Leading for Literacy

In this 4-day training for school principals and administrators, learn how to support literacy teaching in grades K–6.

9:00-11:30am & 1:00-3:30pm (EST)
On-Campus or Virtual

Customized Literacy Professional Development

Out expertise, tailor-made for you. We offer customized workshops, trainings, and institutes for your school or district, delievered in-person or virtually. Contact us to start a conversation!

Learn with your colleagues!
July 25-29, 2022

Guided Reading: Responsive Teaching in Grades K-2

In this 5-day training for teachers and literacy educators, learn how to plan for and teach effective small group, differentiated instruction in the primary grades.

9:00-11:30am & 1:00-3:30pm (EST)
On-Campus or Virtual
July 26-28 & October 19-21, 2022 (revised dates)

Leveled Literacy Intervention in Grades K-2

In this 6-day training, learn how to teach high-quality small-group, supplementary literacy intervention for accelerated literacy learning for students in grades K–2 who find literacy learning difficult.

9:00-11:30am & 1:00-3:30pm (EST)
On-Campus or Virtual
July 27-29 & October 4-6, 2022

Leveled Literacy Intervention in Grades 3-8

In this 6-day training, learn how to teach small-group, supplementary literacy intervention to accelerate literacy learning for the lowest-achieving students in grades 3-8.

9:00-11:30am & 1:00-3:30pm (EST)
On-Campus or Virtual

Leveled Literacy Intervention National Tutoring Scale-Up Model

Support readers and writers to make literacy progress in 12–18 weeks.

Featured on the National Proven Tutoring Website!
August 1-5, 2022

Word Study: Teaching Phonics, Vocabulary, and Spelling in Grades 3-8

In this 5-day training for teachers, learn the importance of instruction in vocabulary, spelling, and word analysis skills in the intermediate grades and middle school.

9:00-11:30am & 1:00-3:30pm (EST)
On-Campus or Virtual
August 2-3, 2022

Leading for Literacy: Part Two

In this 2-day intensive seminar, build on your previous work from the 4-day Leading for Literacy seminar (School Leaders Seminar) with central office and school-based educators.

9:00-11:30am & 1:00-3:30pm (EST)
[NEW] On-Campus or Virtual
August 8-12, 2022 (Week 1)

Literacy Collaborative Training

Training is held online through a combination of live, interactive sessions and on-demand learning. Participants apply what they learn and receive job-embedded coaching from Lesley University faculty as part of their coursework.

Training begins in August!
August 8-12, 2022

Word Study: Teaching Phonics, Vocabulary, and Spelling in Grades K-3

In this 5-day training for teachers, grow your understanding of the alphabetic linguistic system and learn about instruction in phonics, phonological awareness, vocabulary, spelling, and word study for children in grades K-3.

9:00-11:30am & 1:00-3:30pm (EST)
On-Campus or Virtual
August 15-19, 2022

Guided Reading: Responsive Teaching in Grades 3-8

In this 5-day training for teachers and literacy educators, learn how to plan and teach effective small group, differentiated instruction lessons in intermediate and middle school classrooms.

9:00-11:30am & 1:00-3:30pm (EST)
On-Campus or Virtual
August 15-18, 2022

Effective Literacy Coach

In this 10-day training designed for literacy coaches, instructional leaders, teacher leaders, and administrators, learn how to better understand your role and how to coach teachers at your school.

9:00-11:30am & 1:00-3:30pm (EST)
On-Campus or Virtual
August 22-23, 2022

Introduction to Fountas & Pinnell Classroom™

This 2-day training introduces a system for teaching students that creates authentic experiences in reading, thinking, talking, writing, and reflecting.

9:00-11:30am & 1:00-3:30pm (EST)
On-Campus or Virtual
September 6 – October 30, 2022 (Fall Term I)

Intentional Teaching in a Writers’ Workshop for Grades K-2

In this 8-week online graduate course for K-2 teachers, learn how writers’ workshops can develop student writing fluency.

Online Graduate Course
September 6 – October 30, 2022 (Fall Term I)

Guided Reading: Differentiating Literacy Instruction in Grades 3-8

In this 8-week online graduate course for teachers and literacy educators, learn how to plan and teach effective Guided Reading lessons in intermediate and middle school classrooms.

Online Graduate Course
September 19-20, 2022

Fountas & Pinnell Benchmark Assessment Systems 1 & 2 Seminar

In this 2-day training, learn how to use the Benchmark Assessment System to inform your teaching.

9:00-11:30am & 1:00-3:30pm (EST)
On-Campus or Virtual
September 21-23 & November 1-3, 2022

Leveled Literacy Intervention in Grades K-2

In this 6-day training, learn how to teach high-quality small-group, supplementary literacy intervention for accelerated literacy learning for students in grades K–2 who find literacy learning difficult.

9:00-11:30am & 1:00-3:30pm (EST)
On-Campus or Virtual
September 21-23 & November 1-3, 2022

Leveled Literacy Intervention in Grades 3-8

In this 6-day training, learn how to teach small-group, supplementary literacy intervention to accelerate literacy learning for the lowest-achieving students in grades 3-8.

9:00-11:30am & 1:00-3:30pm (EST)
On-Campus or Virtual
October 31 – December 23, 2022 (Fall Term II)

Acquiring Coaching and Teacher Leadership Expertise

In this 8-week online graduate course, you’ll better understand your role as a literacy coach or teacher leader in a school.

Online Graduate Course