IU 13 continues to support and enhance the educational community's efforts to bring scientific-based/evidence-based research to district-wide literacy systems and classroom practices that enhance and increase student achievement.
Literacy Workshops and Institutes
Throughout the year, IU 13 offers professional development workshops featuring best practices in the various aspects of literacy. Comprehensive literacy institutes for the primary and intermediate grades are held each summer, offering local educators opportunities for intensive study with nationally and regionally known experts in the field of literacy.
Click here to view the current schedule of professional development workshops.
On-Site, Customized Literacy Professional Development
Literacy professional learning sessions are developed and delivered based upon district/school requests.
Sample topics include:
- Administering, Analyzing and Using the DIBELS Data to Inform Instruction
- Analyzing and Using 4 Sight Data for Instruction
- Preparing for Response to Intervention
- Comprehensive Literacy
- Developing a Literacy Coaching Initiative
- Scoring PSSA Reading and Writing Open-ended Responses
Literacy Consultation/Technical Assistance
Consultation/Technical Assistance at the request of individual schools and/or districts.
Sample topics include:
- Curriculum Audits
- Developing a Comprehensive Literacy System
- Core Literacy Team Development and Support
- Grade Level Data Teams
- Data Analysis
This service provides a forum for Reading Supervisors and Title I Coordinators to work together to receive updates on federal and state mandates, examine pertinent literacy research, review programs and materials, and share district initiatives and successes.
Reading Supervisor/Title I Coordinator Group SharePoint Site
This service provides a forum for training, networking and collegial discussions about current secondary literacy topics and initiatives. This teacher leadership group serves as a collaborative entity for regional and state professional development activities and supports in capacity building and sharing in home districts/schools.
Secondary Literacy Points of Contact SharePoint Site
For more information, please call 717-606-1654 or email email@example.com.