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With on-demand access to more than 200 professional learning videos, subscribers are equipped with the strategies they need to improve instruction, address emerging needs, and bolster achievement in reading and writing.

List price: $99/person or $2,000/building.

Archdiocese price: $90/person or $1,500/building.

Kristina Smekens presenting Launching the Writer's Workshop

Reading Comprehension Conference

This two-day conference will help educators start the school year with a personalized calendar for delivering standards-driven comprehension mini-lessons all year long. This event includes the expert instruction you expect with the added support of afternoon work time when Kristina and her team will be available to help. Occurring in-person & virtually.

Save $36/person when you register before April 1!

Kristina Smekens presenting Launching the Writer's Workshop

Launching the Writer’s Workshop

This full-day virtual workshop provides teachers with a powerful framework of lessons that will help launch their writing year. Throughout the workshop, participants plot and plan their own instructional calendar as they learn about the priorities for teaching writing during the first six weeks of school. Then, by the end of the day, teachers will be ready to go with a personalized blueprint in hand!

List price: $149/person.

Archdiocese price: $109/person.

Kristi McCullough presenting An Introduction to Literacy Stations

Introduction to Literacy Stations

In this virtual & interactive workshop for K-5 teachers, participants will learn how to launch efficient and effective literacy stations that build independent readers with targeted and engaging learning. The day starts with strategies for setting expectations, building routines, and creating procedures. Then, by the end of the workshop, participants have a day-by-day blueprint for starting this process on the first day of school.

List price: $149/person.

Archdiocese price: $109/person.

Kristi McCullough presenting Strategies for Teaching Small-Group Guided Reading

Small-Group Guided Reading

In this virtual & interactive workshop, teachers will learn how to plan and conduct differentiated small-group reading sessions that result in improved student achievement. Kristi McCullough will show teachers how to support students at their developmental levels, engage them in authentic text, and provide targeted lessons to increase students’ comprehension in both literature and informational texts.

List price: $149/person.

Archdiocese price: $109/person.

To take advantage of the special pricing listed here, please contact Brady Smekens via email or call him directly at (888) 376-0448.