Events Tuesday, Jul 24 - Friday, Jul 27

School Leaders Seminar

University Hall, 1815 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02140

2018-07-24T12:30:00Z 2018-07-27T19:30:00Z UTC School Leaders Seminar Literacy professional development for school administrators and literacy leaders University Hall, 1815 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02140 Center for Reading Recovery and Literacy Collaborative

Dates: July 24-27, 2018
(8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.)

In our School Leaders Seminar, "What Every School Leader Needs to Know About Effective Literacy Teaching and Teacher Leadership" (Grades K-6), you'll learn how to use observational tools to examine the classroom environment and understand best teaching practices. Develop a sound foundation of literacy theory, assessment, and practices such as Guided Reading, literature study groups, readers' workshop, writers' workshop, guided writing, interactive writing, genre study, and word study. You'll observe and analyze videotaped teaching, and learn how to use language that supports teacher development. Earn up to 24 hours of literacy professional development.


  • The Professional Learning Community
  • Key Factors in School Change
  • The Role of the Literacy Coach
  • Systematic Observation of Teaching
  • The Role of Assessment in Informing and Documenting Student Change
  • Documenting and Reporting Student Progress
  • Effective Supervision: The Role of Language, Artifacts, Documentation
  • Systematic Observation of the Writers' Workshop: Interactive Writing, Guided Writing, Independent Writing
  • Building Capacity Within the School: Leadership and Coaching

Cost and Registration

Training Cost


$1,950 (includes professional books and lunch) 10%: Literacy Collaborative network

Registration will open March 15, 2018. 


Center for Reading Recovery and Literacy Collaborative