Literacy Consultation

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Literacy Consultation

Developing Thoughtful Readers and Effective Writers

CES provides diverse training, coaching, and consultation services for teachers and administrators to develop a deep understanding of multiple approaches using a balanced literacy approach.

Our work includes:

  • On-site visits to schools for customized workshop training for teachers, administrators, and paraprofessionals
  • Demonstration lessons with students
  • Observation,Coaching and Debriefing
  • Special emphasis on Struggling Readers
  • Suggestions for appropriate materials for both reading and writing instruction
  • Storytelling/StoryActing (Paley)
  • Integrative or Embedded Curriculum (literacy around content)
  • Supporting teachers with differentiated instruction
  • Consultation on literacy assessment data to inform instruction

Tailored Programs for Specific Needs 

CES can design programs tailored to address your audiences, time frames, and goals, including understanding underlying theories of literacy growth and development; identifying and providing training on educational practices leading to enhanced student performance in reading, writing, and oral language development.

Additional CES Services

CES also provides additional diverse training and consultation services for educators to develop a deep understanding of multiple approaches including systematic, explicit instructional approaches.

Schools should inquire about Literacy Consultation services by contacting:

For more information, contact: 
Position: 
Director of Professional Services
Phone: 
413.586.4900 x5926
Email: 
aburke@collaborative.org
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Position: 
Literacy Specialist/Reading Recovery Teacher Leader
Phone: 
413.586.4900 x5939