This intensive, face-to-face and online professional development helps literacy coaches to improve teacher expertise and student achievement in their school. Developed and offered by Irene Fountas and Lesley University faculty, this training supports literacy coaches in all aspects of their role.
Intensive Work on Issues Facing Today's Literacy CoachesIn the Effective Literacy Coach Training, we will identify the critical attributes of a healthy, professional learning community for adult learners, and how to build it for your school in collaboration with school administrators.The Effective Literacy Coach Training is offered twice in 2013:
Learn to navigate the multiple roles of a literacy coach:
Registration and Cost
Full List of Literacy Professional Development on CampusThe Effective Literacy Coach TrainingLeveled Literacy Intervention TrainingGraduate CoursesEarly Literacy InstituteSummer Literacy InstituteSchool Leaders SeminarOn-Site Literacy Professional Development at Your School
Center for Reading Recovery and Literacy Collaborative
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This event will take place on campus:
1815 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02140
University Hall is closest to the MBTA Red Line Porter Square stop.
Due to Lesley's urban location and limited parking, we recommend that you take public transportation to get here. If driving is better for you, here are some resources:
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When you attend one of our institutes, courses, or conferences, you will receive a certificate of attendance which you can then turn into Professional Development Points (PDPs) in your school district.
Learn more about earning PDPs [pdf].