Literacy Footprints Institute

Hurry! Registration closes on July 10!

Two-Day Institute: A unique opportunity for extended in-depth literacy training with two internationally noted literacy professionals.

Presenters: Jan Richardson and Michele Dufresne

Who Should Attend:
Literacy leaders and school and/or district coaches seeking to support the teaching model outlined in Jan’s best-selling resource The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading. Our Institute is also ideal for those literacy professionals preparing to directly train teachers in implementing Literacy Footprints, a Complete System to Support Guided Reading.


· Using running records to assess and monitor progress

· Analyzing data to form flexible student groups

· Planning word study based on students’ needs

· Preparing teachers to understand the Next Step framework

· Incorporating comprehension strategies in reading instruction

· Building knowledge of the literacy process

· Demonstrating and prompting for strategic actions

· Reading and writing as reciprocal processes

· Teaching struggling readers using effective methods


Pricing Information: The cost of this institute is $685 and includes the following:

· two full institute days

· course book prepared specifically for this institute

· lunch for two days

· institute tote bag including sample books and lesson cards

· reception at Pioneer Valley Books on Monday evening

· personalized certificate of attendance with a value of 16 class participation hours


A discounted rate of $615 per person is available if you register three or more people from a single district at the same time.


Upcoming Dates:

Monday, July 31 – Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Hadley & Northampton, MA

Special hotel rates of $85-$115 per room; information available after registration is complete.

Space is limited! register now