English Language Arts 
Kindergarten Readiness Assessment Training (KRA) View offerings/not available icon
The Kindergarten Readiness Assessment (KRA) is a developmentally appropriate assessment tool designed to measure the readiness of incoming kindergarteners across four domains: Language and Literacy, Mathematics, Social Foundations and Physical Well-Being and Motor Development. It is a research-based, valid and reliable assessment. The goal of the assessment is to provide the teachers with relevant data to help them differentiate instruction and address learning gaps.
Empowering Educators to Implement Evidence-Based Reading Strategies (K-1) View offerings/not available icon
Learning to read is a complex and multifaceted process. This interactive session will break down the critical components of the reading process into instructional moves and provide time to connect the learning to your literacy block. Educators will review the key elements of explicit. systematic instruction and understand how to maximize their instructional minutes to create a classroom of readers.
Enhancing Your Writing Curriculum with Evidence-Based Strategies Grades 2-5 View offerings/not available icon
The purpose of this interactive workshop is for educators to implement instructional routines and strategies aligned with scientific evidence to successfully impact student writing achievement within the foundational writing skills. Teachers will be actively engaged in lesson planning using the writing process to get students to write about what they have read.
Enhancing Your Writing Curriculum with Evidence-Based Strategies Grades K-1 View offerings/not available icon
The purpose of this interactive workshop is for educators to implement instructional routines and strategies aligned with scientific evidence to successfully impact student writing achievement within the foundational writing skills. Teachers will be actively engaged in lesson planning using the writing process to get students to write about what they have read.
Explicit Instruction in the Classroom View offerings/not available icon
The purpose of this workshop is to engage in learning around explicit instruction cemented in evidence-based research. With the goal of promoting achievement for all students, participants will explore the tools to implement explicit instruction in any grade level or content area. This workshop will identify the guidelines for identifying key concepts, skills, and routines to teach; designing and delivering effective lessons; and giving students opportunities to practice and master new material.
Involving Teachers in the Walkthrough Process View offerings/not available icon
The purpose of this interactive workshop is to establish a school-wide process for embedding walkthroughs into the school culture to improve professional practices. The workshop will support the learners' understanding of teacher leadership in classroom walkthroughs , creating a culture that encourages walkthroughs, detailed components of walkthroughs, and strategies for getting teachers involved. Participants will create an implementation plan for embedding the walkthrough process for continuou
Literacy Action Network View offerings/not available icon
The Literacy Action Network will support the implementation of county-wide process reviews. This network will lead the work around creating Implementation Rubrics to establish look-fors and creating implementation plans for the School-Wide Practices collaboratively with district leadership to impact student achievement across the county.
Secondary Content Area Reading & Writing Strategies View offerings/not available icon
This professional learning opportunity will focus on strengthening the participants literacy knowledge. Participants will dig into the research, recommendations, and best practice strategies for providing content area reading instruction.
Strengthening Reading Instruction with the Essential Instructional Practices Grades 2-3 View offerings/not available icon
This professional learning opportunity invites participants to dig into the ten Essential Literacy Practices as they consider the research behind student motivation and engagement and small group instruction. In addition, participants will learn explicit instructional routines to support the implementation of the essential practices needed to impact student outcomes.
Strengthening Reading Instruction with the Essential Instructional Practices Grades 4-5 View offerings/not available icon
This professional learning opportunity invites participants to dig into the ten Essential Literacy Practices as they consider the research behind student motivation and engagement and small group instruction. In addition, participants will learn explicit instructional routines to support the implementation of the essential practices needed to impact student outcomes.
Utilizing Strategies to Support Comprehension Grades 2-5 View offerings/not available icon
This professional learning opportunity will allow participants to unpack the CCSS to determine which transferable strategies should be explicitly taught to enhance comprehension. Participants will also connect their learning to the Essential Practices that emphasize comprehension and complex texts. Participants will leave with tools such as anchor charts, bookmarks, and graphic organizers for practical use in the classroom.