PLL offers a variety of literacy courses that address foundational literacy information, current topics in research and practice, MTSS, and literacy coaching to name a few. We also can tailor courses to meet the needs of districts or schools. Our courses rotate throughout the year. To keep informed of what our offerings are, visit our website often or sign up for our email updates.

Joy Write: Time, Choice, and Response for Developing Writers

Joy Write: Time, Choice, and Response for Developing Writers Graduate Course: St. Michael’s College When: January 25 – May 10, 2023 Credits: 3 graduate credits Instructor:  Ellen A. Thompson. Ed. D. Location: Online Intended Audience: Teachers of Students in Grades K – 8 Cost: $1,575 with 3 credits / $900 without credits

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FREE TO READ: Challenged and banned texts

Course Title: FREE TO READ: Challenged and banned texts Credits: 3 credits from Saint Michael’s College Dates: October 10, 2022 – December 1, 2022 Contact Hours: 45 Intended audience: Upper middle grade and high school educators, educators interested in challenged and banned texts Instructor: Sarah Miller, M.Ed Cost: $1,575 with

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Synergy: Teaching Literacy in a Multi-level Classroom, Grade levels 1-6

Course Title: Synergy: Teaching Literacy in a Multi-level Classroom, Grade levels 1-6 Credits: 3 credits from Saint Michael’s College Dates: October 3, 2022 – December 14, 2022 Contact Hours: 50+ Intended audience: Classroom teachers: grades 1-6    Instructor: Ellen A. Thompson, Ed. D. Cost: $1,575 with 3 credits / $900 without

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