Regional Workshops

Sterling Literacy Consulting can provide engaging learning sessions for teachers and administrators in your area. We can customize a workshop to your needs. Contact us for details. If you host a workshop, your district will receive free seats for a select group of educators. Below is a set of workshop topics that we can offer. We are also willing to provide custom workshop content for your teachers in your region.


Early Literacy Topics: Effective Reading Instruction

  • Effective school structures for school-wide literacy instructionScientifically Based Reading Research and Aligned Instruction

  • Assessment Usage including Screening, Interim, and diagnostic

  • Reading & Literacy Centers & Rotations: Facilitating Differentiated Instructional Practices

  • Phonological Awareness to Phonemic Awareness

  • Differentiating Small Group Instruction

  • Effective Vocabulary and Spelling Instruction


“Reading to Learn” Topics

Supporting Literacy in English Language Arts or in Text-Dependent Disciplines (Social Studies and Science)*

  • Supporting Text-Based Inquiry: The Role of Texts, Tasks, and Talk

  • Disciplinary Literacy Apprenticeship: Creating a Thinking Classroom

  • Text Complexity, Text-Dependent Questions, and Tasks 

  • Developing Text-Dependent, Cognitively Demanding Writing Tasks  

  • Gathering Formative Data through High-Level Tasks

  • Successful Implementation of Independent Reading Initiatives

  • Writing Text-Based Arguments

  • Studying Language & Grammar in Context

*These options can be provided for grade bands 3-5 or 6-12