High-quality professional learning that is relevant, research-based and results-driven enables all educators to provide the evidence-based instruction and assessments students need to be successful 21st Century Learners. Professional development that is job-embedded, data-driven, ongoing and is inclusive of all educators within a school community is integral to successful implementation of local literacy plans. What professional development, training, and supports are needed to create a sustainable literacy program?
Job-embedded professional development, coaching, and instructional leadership are critical elements of systemic literacy instruction. This session focuses on building capacity of educators, the role of literacy coaches, and effective literacy leadership.