CRLP Fall Newsletter

California Reading & Literature Project, UC Berkeley

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Greetings Bay Area Educators,


I hope this newsletter finds your school year off to a smooth start. Here at CRLP we've had a busy summer moving offices to our new digs at University Hall, and putting the finishing touches on our new web site (check it our below!).


As with the start of every school year, we are also excited to celebrate the work of our partner districts and school sites in service of advancing literacy for ALL students! Below you will see highlights of this work, an introduction to our new Regional Leadership Team, and an invitation for our Fall Teacher Leadership Invitational, as well as information about our professional learning opportunities for this school year.


Please don't hesitate to contact us for any of your professional learning needs.


Best wishes,


George Ellis

Regional Director

California Reading & Literature Project

UC Berkeley Graduate School of Education

Regional Leadership

We have re-vamped our Regional Leadership structure for the 2018-2019 academic year. In our new Program Lead roles, you will see two very familiar faces, as well as an exciting new addition to our leadership team.

Fall Teacher Leadership Invitational

Teachers, are you looking to share your expertise, learn from colleagues, and move your practice forward in service of students? Administrators, do you want to build leadership capacity with teachers at your site? If so, check out our annual Teacher Leadership Invitational!


Details are in the document below. For more information, attend our first meeting on Wednesday, October 10 from 4:30-7:00.


If you are interested, please contact us at crlp@berkeley.edu.

2018-2019 Bay Area District Support

We are proud to announce a few new partnerships this year, as well as the continued support and technical assistance for many of our longtime partner districts and schools. A full update and description of our work with each of our partner schools/districts to come in our Spring Newsletter...

2018-2019 Professional Learning Events

RESULTS Word Recognition and Fluency (K-5)

Thursday, October 4, 2018, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Friday, October 5, 2018, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Thursday, November 8, 2018, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Thursday, January 31, 2019, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm


In Partnership with the San Mateo County Office of Education


This four-day institute provides K-5 teachers with support for implementation of the CA Common Core State Standards for Reading Foundational Skills.

Content Area Language & Literacy (CALL)

Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Tuesday, November 6, 2018, 8:30 am - 3:00 pm


In Partnership with the San Mateo County Office of Education


The three-day CALL Institute offers middle and high school content teachers practical, research-based instructional routines that help students access and engage with a variety of complex texts across content areas.

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California Reading & Literature Project

UC Berkeley Graduate School of Education

George Ellis

Regional Director

California Reading & Literature Project

UC Berkeley Graduate School of Education