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

Vermont’s Early Literacy Assessment Summit

Presenters: Marjorie Y. Lipson, Ph.D. Sheila Valencia, Ph.D. Karen Wixson, Ph.D Date:  April 8, 2021 Location: online Time: 3:00 – 4:00 Cost: $10  With this panel of national experts we will explore critical issues surrounding the development of a comprehensive and balanced assessment system.  A comprehensive system contains within it all of the information needed for making

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Vocabulary Is Comprehension

Spring of 2021 – We are excited to offer Vocabulary is Comprehension, a course taught by Ellen A. Thompson, for teachers of students in grades 3-8! A student’s ability to read depends largely on the size and quality of his or her vocabulary. However, despite that fact, vocabulary instruction has not evolved to the same degree as

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Literacy Coaching in Our Current World

Presenters: Ellen A. Thompson & Gayle Moskowitz Dates: Feb 1, Mar 22, Apr 5, Apr 26 (3:30 – 4:45) Location: ONLINE – Zoom Cost: $200 Right now, schools are facing incredible challenges, especially when considering how we are tailoring our instruction to face-to-face, online, and hybrid models.  Individual teachers are working diligently within their systems to respond

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