Professional Development for K-12 Educators

Reignite your reading & writing instruction

Learn ready-to-use teaching strategies that are classroom-tested and rooted in research

Teachers deserve
professional development that is:

Customized to address school goals

Rich with best-practice strategies

Focused and specific

Practical and easy to implement

Aligned to the state standards

Collaborative and engaging

That’s why schools seeking to improve achievement in reading and writing turn to Smekens Education.

What to expect from Smekens Education 


Teachers learn simple, common-sense strategies to execute best-practice reading & writing instruction right away.


Smekens consultants motivate and encourage teachers with high-energy professional development.


When teachers implement what they learn from Smekens, better instruction results in higher student achievement.

Nearly two decades
of providing K-12 professional development
that teachers love


schools served


guarantee on ALL
our workshops


countries reached


years of combined
experience working alongside
students and educators

How to get started


Schedule a free PD Planning Call to discuss your specific needs.

2. Launch PD Initiative

Participate in customized PD that targets your specific goals.


Begin implementing best-practice instruction in reading & writing.

Trusted solutions from Smekens Education

On-Site Professional Learning

In-person professional development with Smekens allows educators to benefit from customized support that targets specific needs in writing.

Virtual Professional Learning

Provide high-energy, engaging PD for the whole staff with Smekens Education’s customized professional learning that occurs virtually via Zoom.


When educators attend a virtual or in-person Smekens conference, they get re-energized by learning practical strategies that can be used right away.

Remote Coaching

After teachers participate in Smekens professional development, they schedule time with their Remote Coach to focus on implementation.

On-Demand Workshops

webAcademy recorded workshops allow educators to participate in Smekens professional development whenever it’s most convenient.

Video Subscription

webPD subscribers enjoy yearlong access to 300+ engaging PD videos that offer support for teaching K-12 reading and writing.

Professional Books

A dealer for several educational publishers, Smekens provides curated recommendations of professional resources to support a writing initiative.

Smekens Originals

Teachers love our best-selling “Smekens Originals” because they offer practical, ready-to-use strategies for teaching reading and writing at affordable prices.

Get FREE reading & writing resources every week

Sign up to receive weekly emails containing classroom-ready tools and resources. A new batch of tools is shared every Thursday during the school year.

Let’s Connect

Complete the form below or call (888) 376-0448.
We are eager to help you achieve your PD goals!