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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
May 24, 2022

Building a Coherent Approach to Literacy in Your School or District

Learn the importance of building internal capacity within the school by developing coach or teacher leader expertise in literacy teaching and learning through the Literacy Collaborative.

10:00-11:00am (EST)
Complimentary
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 11 – September 4, 2022 (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 11 – September 4, 2022 (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 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

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
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

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