4th-5th Essentials Training

Essentials 4-5 w/ Connections to Science and Social Studies

Essential Instructional Practices in Literacy, Grades 4-5 with Connections to Science and Social Studies

Thursday, Aug. 1st, 8:30am to Friday, Aug. 2nd, 1:30pm

Lansing Center, East Michigan Avenue, Lansing, MI, USA

Register either for:

ONLY August 1, 2019, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

August 1st is the learning day with researchers and other presenters


August 1, 2019, 8:30 am -3:30 pm AND August 2, 2019, 8:30 am – 1:30 pm

August 2nd is a flexible planning day. Time and resources will be provided. Researchers will be available to support your planning.

Remote Sites Include:

  1. C.O.O.R ISD
  2. Copper Country ISD
  3. Eastern Upper Peninsula
  4. Gogebic-Ontonagon ISD
  5. Lenawee ISD
  6. Marquette-Alger RESA
  7. Menominee ISD

Questions about the remote sites? Please email Taylor Hoag at thoag@gomasa.org


Only Day 1 - $75

Day 1 & 2 - $100

Remote - $15

Overarching goals: (1) To provide professional learning on the Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy, Grades 4-5

Intended outcomes:

Participants will:

  • Experience an overview of the 4-5 Essentials through the lens of integration across disciplines
  • Enhance and connect school goals with the research-supported practices from the 4-5 Essentials
  • Consider effective professional learning processes that support school or county teams as they engage in literacy leadership planning


Featured Speakers: Annemarie Palincsar, University of Michigan and Miranda Fitzgerald, University of Michigan

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*Remote Sites

To register for a remote site, they are included in the registration link below. You can select the location you wish to attend once in the site.

Overnight Accommodations

Overnight accommodations will NOT be covered, individuals can book their overnights by:

  • Making reservations over the phone – Call 1-800-333-3333, give arrival/departure dates, mention “Early Literacy Institute - 4th & 5th Grade Training”
  • Making reservations online – go to www.radisson.com/lansingmi, input arrival/departure dates. Click “more search options,” enter the code ELC719, rate should come up
  • Rate is $118.95
  • Block closes July 12th, availability after this date is limited