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Invest in Continuous Learning

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

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Customized Literacy Professional Development

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

Learn with your colleagues!
September 1, 2020

Literacy Collaborative Cohort

Training includes 2 intensive weeks with Lesley University faculty and bimonthly job-embedded learning.

September 28-30 & December 9-11, 2020

Leveled Literacy Intervention (LLI) for Grades K-2

In this 6-day training, learn how to teach small-group, supplementary literacy intervention to boost literacy for the lowest-achieving students in grades K–2.

9:00-11:30am & 1:00-3:30pm (EST)
Online: Real Time Learning
September 21-23 & December 7-9, 2020

Leveled Literacy Intervention (LLI) for Grades 3-12

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

9:00-11:30am & 1:00-3:30pm (EST)
Online: Real Time Learning
August 4-5, 2020

Benchmark Assessment Systems 1 & 2 Training

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)
Online: Real Time Learning
August 10-13, 2020

Effective Literacy Coach Training

Become a highly effective literacy coach working in your school, or remotely.

9:00-11:30am & 1:00-3:30pm (EST)
Online: Real Time Learning
August 10-14, 2020

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)
Online: Real Time Learning

Reading Recovery Teacher Training

A graduate-level training for Reading Recovery teachers and teacher leaders.

October 1-2, 2020

Using the Fountas & Pinnell Literacy Continuum to Plan for, Guide, and Assess Reading Instruction

In this 2-day institute, learn how to use the Literacy Continuum as a resource when teaching reading and writing in grades K-6.

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

Online Graduate Certificate in Literacy Coaching & Teacher Leadership

A 12-credit online graduate certificate program.

On-Demand
March 3-5 & April 13-14, 2021

Literacy Leadership Team Institute

In this 5-day institute, work with your colleagues to become an effective leadership team in your school.

Registration coming soon!

Impact Literacy Speaker Series

Closing the Achievement Gap: Promoting Access & Equity through Literacy

Details coming in 2021!
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.

On-Demand
November 2-December 23, 2020 (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.

On-Demand
January 25–March 21, 2021 (Spring Term I)

Elevating Literacy Expertise Through Coaching

In this 8-week online graduate course, learn about reading and writing processes to support your colleagues’ professional learning.

On-Demand
March 22-May 16, 2021 (Spring Term II)

Building Capacity through Continuous Professional Learning

In this 8-week online graduate course, learn how to create a healthy culture of professional learning in your school.

On-Demand
November 2-December 23, 2020 (Fall Term II)

Linking Assessment to Teaching: Reading, Writing & Word Study

In this 8-week online graduate course, teachers develop skills in systematic observation and analysis of student reading, writing, and language behaviors in order to plan effective teaching to meet student needs.

On-Demand
March 22-May 16, 2021 (Spring Term II)

Thinking, Talking, and Writing about Texts

In this 8-week online graduate course, teachers use behavioral evidence of student talk and writing to design instruction to deepen the level of students’ thinking about reading.

On-Demand
September 8-November 1, 2020 (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.

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

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

In this 8-week online graduate course for grades 3-8 teachers, learn how writers’ workshops can develop student writing fluency.

On-Demand