Invest in Continuous Learning

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

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Available until December 31, 2021

On-Demand Sessions: 32nd Annual Literacy for All Conference

Access 80 on-demand conference sessions from nationally renowned literacy and Reading Recovery experts.

On-Demand

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

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

Learn with your colleagues!
January 10-12 & March 21-23, 2022

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 the lowest-achieving students in grades 3-12.

9:00-11:30am & 1:00-3:30pm (EST)
On-Campus or Virtual
January 13-14, 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
January 20-21 & March 10-11, 2022

Leading for Literacy: What Every School Leader Needs to Know

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
January 24-26 & March 28-30, 2022

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 the lowest-achieving students in grades K–2.

9:00-11:30am & 1:00-3:30pm (EST)
On-Campus or Virtual
January 24-March 20, 2022 (Spring Term I)

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

In this 8-week online graduate course for teachers, learn the importance of systematic instruction in vocabulary, spelling, and word analysis skills in the intermediate grades and middle school.

Online Graduate Course
January 24–March 20, 2022 (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.

Online Graduate Course
March 21-May 15, 2022 (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.

Online Graduate Course
March 21-May 15, 2022 (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.

Online Graduate Course
March 7-9 & April 12-13, 2022

Literacy Leadership Team Institute

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

9:00-11:30am & 1:00-3:30pm (EST)
On-Campus or Virtual
Dates to be Announced!

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
Varies (more details below)

Kids, Books & Anti-Racism Series 2022

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 6, 2022

Kids, Books & Anti-Racism Series: Gholdy Muhammad

Join us for a one-day workshop with Gholdy Muhammad.

9:00-11:30am & 12:45-3:00pm (EST)
Register for this individual workshop or all of the series!
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)
Register for this individual institute or all of the series!
January 24-March 20, 2022 (Spring Term I)

Guided Reading: Responsive Teaching in Grades K-2

In this 8-week online graduate course for teachers and literacy educators, learn how to plan and teach effective Guided Reading lessons in the primary grades.

Online Graduate Course
March 18, 2022

Kids, Books & Anti-Racism Series: Chris Hass

Join us for the first event in our Kids, Books, and Anti-Racism series.

9:00-11:30am & 12:45-3:00pm (EST)
Register for this individual workshop or all of the series!