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Teachers, Literacy Coaches and School Administrators Join us this summer in Cambridge, MA for your literacy professional development Literacy Coach Training / Leveled Literacy Intervention Training / Guided Reading courses / Phonics, Spelling, and Vocabulary course / School Leaders Seminar / Readers’ Workshop Institute

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Make the most of your summer. Summer provides the perfect opportunity for educators to expand their knowledge through effective professional development. Summer courses through Lesley University’s Center for Reading Recovery and Literacy Collaborative provide educators with critical skills, knowledge, and inspiration to help every student become a more confident and engaged learner. With high quality training, teachers return to their schools with renewed enthusiasm, innovative ideas, and a readiness to address Common Core State Standards. The Center for Reading Recovery and Literacy Collaborative, directed by Irene Fountas, is a nationally recognized leader in literacy professional development for educators working with students in grades PreK-8. The Center, located on the Lesley University campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is known for its research-based curriculum and rigorous training.

CAN’T MAKE IT THIS SUMMER? If you can’t come to us, we’ll go to you. Many of the offerings in this brochure can be taught right in your district. Learn more about our onsite professional development topics and rates: lesley.edu/on-site-literacy-professional-development


Leveled Literacy Intervention for the Intermediate Grades 3–5: Intensive Small Group Instruction for Struggling Readers PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT HOURS: 36

So much practical, easy to incorporate information that I can utilize in my classroom right away.

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AUDIENCE Literacy teachers and special education teachers who provide small-group instruction to children reading below grade-level expectations Title I teachers and reading specialists Staff development personnel and literacy coaches supporting teachers who provide supplemental instruction to struggling readers

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$2,500 per person

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July 8-10 and November 12-14, 2014 8:30 am–3:30 pm

Using the Leveled Literacy Intervention (LLI) Red System (grade 3), Gold System (grade 4), and Purple System (grade 5), this professional development training will provide you with an introduction to an effective literacy intervention system for struggling readers in the intermediate grades. In this six-day training, you will learn rationales and procedures for high-impact lessons that engage students’ attention and thinking, and help them successfully read at increasingly challenging text levels. With Linda Garbus, Adjunct Faculty, Lesley University.

Tracey Bowker, Second Grade Teacher Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District, MA

Intentional Instruction in a Readers’ Workshop:

Assuring High-Level Competencies For the Common Core, Grades K–8 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT HOURS: 24 Our annual four day Summer Literacy Institute will focus on the structures and rationales for readers’ workshop and examine how the use of whole-group mini-lessons, small-group instruction, independent reading, and the language of conferring all support the growth of readers while meeting the demands of the Common Core State Standards. We will cover topics such as how to establish routines for managing the classroom, engage students in writing about reading that maximizes the impact of Reader’s Notebooks, and select texts for a variety of purposes. With Irene Fountas, Author and Director, Lesley faculty, and key practitioners in the Center’s network.

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This institute is suitable for classroom teachers, reading teachers, literacy specialists, and school leaders working with students in grades K–8. It is divided into three tracks to meet the needs of the grade levels you teach. When you register, you will choose the track you would like to take. Grades K–2 (Primary) Grades 3–6 (Intermediate) Grades 5–8 (Middle School)

July 14–17, 2014 8:00 am–3:45 pm (Registration opens at 7:30 am on day one.)

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Noncredit / $595 Graduate Credit / Can be taken for two or three credits $925 per credit + $30 registration fee

lesley.edu/literacy-events

Lesley University ◆ Center for Reading Recovery and Literacy Collaborative ◆ 617.349.8424 ◆ literacy@lesley.edu ◆ lesley.edu/crr


School Leaders Seminar:

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT HOURS: 28 This four-day seminar is designed for school leaders interested in examining the roles of effective teaching, systematic assessment, literacy coaching, and supervision in improving student achievement in reading and writing. We will cover topics such as building a professional learning community, observation and supervision of teaching and learning, and factors for school improvement. With Irene Fountas, Author and Director, and Cindy Downend, Assistant Director, Primary, Lesley University.

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This seminar is designed for principals, assistant principals, superintendents, assistant superintendents, literacy coaches, curriculum and English language arts specialists or directors, and teams of central office leaders for grades K–8.

July 21–24, 2014 8:00 am–3:30 pm

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$1,950 per person

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This training was fantastic, very informational, and had lots of hands-on practice. Bridget O’Connor, First Grade Teacher The Advent School, Boston, MA

What Every School Leader Needs to Know About Good Literacy Teaching and Effective Literacy Coaching, Grades K–8

An Introduction to Guided Reading in an Effective Literacy Classroom, Grades K–2 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT HOURS: 35

This course will take an in-depth look at how to use guided reading in the primary classroom. We will cover how to assess children, select leveled books, dynamically group students, and teach guided reading lessons in the primary classroom. Learn how to design and organize the learning environment to engage students in managed, independent learning. With Alice Sasso, Adjunct Faculty, Lesley University.

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This training is for classroom teachers, reading teachers, and literacy specialists.

July 28–August 1, 2014 8:00 am–3:50 pm

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Noncredit / $695 Graduate Credit / Can be taken for two or three credits $925 per credit + $30 registration fee

lesley.edu/literacy-events

Lesley University ◆ Center for Reading Recovery and Literacy Collaborative ◆ 617.349.8424 ◆ literacy@lesley.edu ◆ lesley.edu/crr


CAMBRIDGE

where it all happens Welcome to Cambridge, one of the world’s best-loved college towns, home to several institutions of higher learning that you’ve undoubtedly heard about, including Lesley University. Here, coffeehouses are also an institution, as well as excellent restaurants, abundant culture, colorful history, browse-worthy bookstores, and plenty of places to walk, run, bike, and people watch. Grab an iced latte and discuss what you’re learning with fellow participants. Catch up on your course reading from a bench with a view of the Charles River. A few days in Cambridge could make you feel like a student again.


Leveled Literacy Intervention for the Primary Grades K-2: Intensive Small-Group Instruction for Struggling Readers PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT HOURS: 36 Over the course of this six-day training, you will be introduced to a supplementary intervention system designed to help teachers provide powerful, daily, small-group instruction for struggling readers and writers. Leveled Literacy Intervention students participate in 30-minute intensive lessons, five days per week, that combine reading, writing, and phonics and word study. Leveled Literacy Intervention for grades K–2 uses a specially created and sequenced set of original children’s books, leveled A–N. Teachers use planned lessons that enable them to do highly effective and efficient teaching, resulting in accelerated student progress. With Eva Konstantellou, Assistant Director, Reading Recovery, and Patricia Martin, Adjunct Faculty, Lesley University.

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AUDIENCE Literacy teachers who provide small-group instruction for children reading below level N Title I teachers, reading specialists, Reading Recovery teachers, and special education teachers who work with children reading below level

August 5–7 and November 5–7, 2014 8:30 am–3:30 pm

Staff development personnel and literacy coaches supporting teachers who provide supplemental instruction to struggling readers

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Noncredit / $2,500 per person Graduate Credit / Contact litcol@lesley.edu for more information about graduate credit costs

lesley.edu/literacy-events

An Introduction to Guided Reading in an Effective Literacy Program, Grades 3–8 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT HOURS: 35

This course offers an in-depth look at how to use guided reading in an intermediate or middle school classroom. We will focus on observing and analyzing reading behaviors for effective instruction, as well as understanding the parts of a guided reading lesson and how each element helps students become more effective readers. With Helen Sisk, Lesley University Faculty.

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This course is for classroom teachers, reading teachers, and literacy specialists.

August 11–15, 2014 8:00 am–3:50 pm

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Noncredit / $695 Graduate Credit / Can be taken for two or three credits $925 per credit + $30 registration fee

lesley.edu/literacy-events

Lesley University ◆ Center for Reading Recovery and Literacy Collaborative ◆ 617.349.8424 ◆ literacy@lesley.edu ◆ lesley.edu/crr


The Effective Literacy Coach Training, Grades K–8 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT HOURS: 70

This intensive professional development training helps literacy coaches to improve teacher expertise and student achievement in their school, and supports literacy coaches in all aspects of their role. 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. You will learn how to navigate the multiple roles of a literacy coach successfully, including creating an effective school-based literacy team, organizing for coaching quality, and helping teachers to see the relationship between literacy theory and real-world practices. With Lesley University faculty members: Jill Eurich, Assistant Director, Intermediate and Middle; Diane Powell, Assistant Director, Primary; and featured guest speaker Irene Fountas, Author and Director.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT HOURS: 35

This is a graduate-level course that takes an in-depth look at the teaching of phonics, spelling, and vocabulary in a primary classroom, focusing on the nine critical areas of phonics and spelling learning, as well as the role of letter/sound relationships in the reading and writing process. Topics include techniques for teaching how letters and words work and teaching of explicit mini-lessons for K–3 classrooms. With Kristine Haveles-Pelletier, Adjunct Faculty, Lesley University.

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This training is for classroom teachers, reading teachers, and literacy specialists.

August 11–15, 2014 8:00 am–3:50 pm

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Noncredit / $695 Graduate Credit / Can be taken for two or three credits $925 per credit + $30 registration fee

lesley.edu/literacy-events

Lesley University ◆ Center for Reading Recovery and Literacy Collaborative ◆ 617.349.8424 ◆ literacy@lesley.edu ◆ lesley.edu/crr

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This training is suitable for literacy coaches, reading specialists, literacy coordinators, principals, instructional coaches, and language arts directors.

August 18–21, September 30–October 2, and December 11–12, 2014 8:30 am–3:30 pm Eight webinars from 4:00 pm–6:00 pm EST (dates to be determined)

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Noncredit / $2,950 Graduate Credit / Contact litcol@lesley.edu for more information about graduate credit costs

lesley.edu/literacy-events

Outstanding presentation of an immense amount of material in such a short period of time. I learned so much and I am excited to bring my new knowledge to my classroom. MaryKate Heavey, English Language Arts Teacher Boston Public Schools

Phonics, Vocabulary, and Spelling in the Reading/Writing Classroom, Grades K–3

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@Lesleyctrrrlc Leveled Literacy Intervention For the Intermediate Grades 3–5: Intensive Small Group Instruction for Struggling Readers * Intentional Instruction in a Readers’ Workshop: Assuring High-Level Competencies For the Common Core, Grades K–8 School Leaders Seminar: What Every School Leader Needs to Know About Good Literacy Teaching and Effective Literacy Coaching, Grades K–8 An Introduction to Guided Reading in an Effective Literacy Classroom, Grades K–2 Leveled Literacy Intervention For the Primary Grades K-2: Intensive Small-Group Instruction For Struggling Readers * An Introduction to Guided Reading in an Effective Literacy Program, Grades 3–8

We offer a 10% discount on the graduate credit rate for Lesley alumni, Cambridge residents, Cambridge Public School teachers, and seniors 55+

Phonics, Vocabulary, and Spelling in the Reading/Writing Classroom, Grades K–3 The Effective Literacy Coach Training, Grades K–8 * * Plus additional dates in the fall

Lesley University ◆ Center for Reading Recovery and Literacy Collaborative ◆ 617.349.8424 ◆ literacy@lesley.edu ◆ lesley.edu/crr


Summer 2014 Professional Development Catalog