PLL offers a wide variety of workshops and conferences that focus on current research and instruction in literacy. 

Professional Learning funds running a little low?  Thanks to generous donors, PLL offers a limited scholarship opportunity for each event.  Please email for more information

See below for our list of offerings:

Partnerships for Literacy and Learning

“We-Do” Writing: Maximizing Practice to Develop Independent Writers

Presenter: Leah Mermelstein Dates: January 7, January 21, February 11, February 18, March 18, 2021 Location: ZOOM Time: 3:30pm-4:30pm Cost: $45/session or $200 for the series Teaching writing in K-4 just got simpler! Using her new book, Leah Mermelstein will show us how to focus instruction on the skills that matter most, and to deliver writing sessions

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Networks for Excellence in Schools: Intentional Teaching

Are you looking for ways to collaborate around increasing instructional impact during this pandemic?  Are you wondering how to effectively build and maximize your mtss framework in the upcoming school year?  If yes, join other teachers, coaches, and administrators as we gather to examine the issues we are facing and develop solutions tailored to our classrooms and

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Networks for Excellence in Schools: Literacy Coaching for the New Normal

The last few months of this past school year were challenging, especially when considering how much our students were actually learning.  Instruction was designed by individual teachers, within systems working diligently to respond to urgent situations.  But we know more now…and we have come up with solutions and strategies to make our systems and instruction more responsive

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Early Fall Course Announced: Teaching Literacy Now

This online course will allow participants to consider the vital components of effective teaching and what we know all learners need to be successful, no matter their learning environment.  The use of an intentional design, purposeful learning materials, evidenced based reading instruction, along with the strategic groupings of students based on data combine to create powerful learning

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