Invest in Continuous Learning
Professional development opportunities designed to support literacy instruction for PreK-8 educators.
Phonics and More: Science-Aligned Literacy Teaching and Learning
In this summer literacy institute, examine the art and science of literacy teaching and learning.
34th Annual Literacy for All Conference
Nationally renowned literacy and Reading Recovery conference for PreK-8 educators.
Registration opens August 15.
What Teachers Need to Understand About the Alphabetic System: Phonics & Spelling
Expand your knowledge of the alphabetic system so you can teach foundational skills effectively to all of your students.
Teaching Strong Foundational Skills Through Joyful, Shared Reading
In this 2-day training, learn how to teach explicit, systematic phonemic awareness and phonics skills using whole group or small group shared reading.
Guided Reading: Responsive Teaching in Grades K-8
In this 5-day training for teachers and literacy educators, learn how to plan for and teach effective small group, differentiated reading instruction that focuses on comprehension, phonics and word study in grades K-8.
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.
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.
Customized Literacy Professional Development
Our expertise, tailor-made for you. We offer customized workshops, trainings, and institutes for your school or district, delivered in-person or virtually. Contact us to start a conversation!
Introduction to Writing Minilessons Grades K-4
In this 2-day training, learn how to use Writing Minilessons: Your Every Day Guide for Literacy Teaching by Fountas & Pinnell to provide high quality lessons in management, craft, conventions and writing process.
Word Study: Teaching Phonics, Vocabulary, and Spelling in Grades K-8
In this 5-day training, learn how phonics, spelling, vocabulary, and word study contribute to the development of readers and writers in grades K-8.
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.
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.
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 in all classroom settings.
Benchmark Assessment Systems 1 & 2 Seminar
In this 2-day training, learn how to administer, score, and analyze student reading behaviors utilizing the Benchmark Assessment System. Discover how to use the information with the Fountas & Pinnell Literacy Continuum to guide your teaching.
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.
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.
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 small group, differentiated instruction lessons in intermediate and middle school classrooms.
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.
Online Graduate Certificate in Developing Literacy Expertise Through Responsive Classroom Teaching
An 18-credit online graduate certificate program.
Leveled Literacy Intervention National Tutoring Scale-Up Model
Support readers and writers to make literacy progress in 12–18 weeks.