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Invest in Continuous Learning

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

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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!

Customized Literacy Professional Development

Customized workshops, trainings, and institutes for your school or district.

Learn with your colleagues!
Varies (more details below)

Kids, Books & Anti-Racism Series

This series is designed to confront social injustices that contribute to the race- and poverty-related opportunity gap by promoting access and equity for all children through literacy.

May 17-July 11, 2021 (Summer Term I)

Shared Leadership for School Improvement

In this 8-week online graduate course, learn how to get everyone in their school on the same page about literacy.

Online Graduate Course
May 17-July 11, 2021 (Summer Term I)

Phonics, Vocabulary, and Spelling in the Reading & Writing Classroom in Grades K-3

In this 8-week online graduate course for teachers, learn about phonics instruction for children in grades K-3.

On-Demand
See dates below.

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.

Online Graduate Certificate in Literacy Coaching & Teacher Leadership

A 12-credit online graduate certificate program.

Online Certificate

Online Graduate Certificate in Developing Literacy Expertise Through Responsive Classroom Teaching

An 18-credit online graduate certificate program.

Online Certificate
June 24 - 25, 2021

Introduction to Fountas & Pinnell Classroom™

Create authentic experiences for reading, thinking, talking, writing, and reflecting in all classroom settings.

9:00-11:30am & 1:00-3:30pm (EST)
Online: Real Time Learning
June 28 - 29, 2021

Teaching for Accelerated Literacy Learning in Small Groups

This 2-day training is designed for all teachers who work with grades K-3 students in small groups, including the classroom and in small group settings (students reading text levels A-N).

9:00-11:30am & 1:00-3:30pm (EST)
Online: Real Time Learning
July 12 - September 5, 2021 (Summer Term II)

Intentional Teaching in a Readers’ Workshop for Grades 3-8

In this 8-week online graduate course for grades 3-8 teachers, learn the purpose, organization, and process of a readers’ workshop.

Online Graduate Course
July 12 - September 5, 2021 (Summer Term II)

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

In this 8-week online graduate course for K-2 teachers, learn the purpose, organization, and process of a readers’ workshop.

Online Graduate Course
July 12-15, 2021

Kids, Books & Anti-Racism Series: Summer Literacy Institute with Kass & Cornelius Minor

Enroll to take an in-depth look at how reading identity intersects with racial, gender, and class identity.

9:00-11:30am & 1:00-3:30pm (EST)
Register for this individual institute or all of the series!
July 19-22, 2021

Leadership in Literacy

In this 4-day training, learn what every school leader needs to know about effective literacy teaching, coaching, and teacher leadership in grades K-6.

9:00-11:30am & 1:00-3:30pm (EST)
Online: Real Time Learning
July 26-27, 2021

Fountas & Pinnell Benchmark Assessment System 1 & 2 Seminar

In this 2-day training, learn how to administer, score, and analyze student reading behaviors utilizing the Benchmark Assessment System.

9:00-11:30am & 1:00-3:30pm (EST)
Online: Real Time Learning
August 16-19, 2021

Effective Literacy Coach

Build your literacy coaching expertise.

9:00-11:30am & 1:00-3:30pm (EST)
Online: Real Time Learning
July 28-30 & October 25-27, 2021

Leveled Literacy Intervention in Grades K-2

In this 6-day training, learn how to teach small-group, supplementary literacy intervention to boost literacy for students in grades K–2 who need additional teaching support.

9:00-11:30am & 1:00-3:30pm (EST)
Online: Real Time Learning
July 28-30 & October 25-27, 2021

Leveled Literacy Intervention in Grades 3-12

In this 6-day training, learn how to teach small-group, supplementary literacy intervention to boost literacy for students in grades 3-12.

9:00-11:30am & 1:00-3:30pm (EST)
Online: Real Time Learning
August 9-13, 2021

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

In this 5-day training for teachers, 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)
Online: Real Time Learning
September 7 - October 31, 2021 (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 20-22 & December 6-8, 2021

Leveled Literacy Intervention in Grades K-2

In this 6-day training, learn how to teach small-group, supplementary literacy intervention to boost literacy for students in grades K–2 who need additional teaching support.

9:00-11:30am & 1:00-3:30pm (EST)
Online: Real Time Learning