Having trouble reading...

... in High School ?

Time for a Comprehensive Literacy Plan.

In most school districts, literacy resources are focused at the primary levels for early intervention. Yet, there are many middle and high school students who read below grade level. This deficit impacts every aspect of their learning.

Middle and high school teachers often feel their training and resources are inadequate to address the needs of students whose reading skills impede access to curriculum.

This workshop is a step toward the solution.


8:30 - 8:55 Welcome and warm up activity: deterrents and motivators for success in literacy

8:55 - 9:15 Why are there still struggling readers in Middle and High School?

A review of current research and literature.

9:15 - 9:30 Recognizing the struggling reader

9:30 - 9:45 BREAK

9:45 - 10:30 Identifying and reviewing the Core Elements of secondary reading intervention: Phonics, Fluency, Vocabulary, Text Comprehension, and Motivation.

10:30 - 11:00 Setting CCSS-aligned targets for struggling readers

11:00 - 12:00 Designing a tiered adolescent literacy program

12:00 - 12:45 Lunch at SERESC

12:45 - 1:15 Creating a Culture of Literacy

1:15 - 2:00 Assist participants in review of current levels of literacy interventions and resources to support them using presenter supplied rubrics.

2:00 - 2:45 Break out Middle and High School teachers: Jigsaw Activity

2:45 - 3:00 Exit Activity

Struggling Readers: Developing a High School Literacy Program

Thursday, Jan. 30th, 8:30am-3pm

SERESC, 29 Commerce Drive, Bedford, NH, 03110

Registration starts at 8:00 am

Lunch at SERESC.

Cost: $150.00

Certificate of attendance with

5.5 Professional Development contact hours.


As a result of attending this one day workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Understand how readers can still be struggling when they enter high school;
  • List the core components of an effective adolescent literacy program;
  • Describe a successful reader;
  • Understand how to identify specific reading weaknesses;
  • Be familiar with strategies for providing appropriate literacy support in the full classroom;
  • Identify elements to engage and motivate struggling readers;
  • List the core components of an effective adolescent literacy program; and
  • Understand how to organize targeted group and individual instruction through resource reallocation, schedule management and development of a building supported literacy culture.


CREDIT CARDS: we accept VISA and MasterCard

CHECKS: kindly make checks payable to SERESC.

Mail to 29 Commerce Drive, Bedford, NH 03110.

Please include copy of online generated statement.

PURCHASE ORDERS: mail to 29 Commerce Drive, Bedford, NH, 03110

Please include copy of online generated statement and attendees' names.

Payment must be received before attendance

We are SERESC: NH's Southeastern Regional Education Service Center.

Our mission is to inspire innovation and excellence in education and professional practice.


Cancellation should be made in writing. A full refund will be made for cancellations postmarked, or sent via email, 7 days before the event.

No refunds will be given for requests received after 7 days before the event, or for "no shows".

Yes! We do accept substitution of another person at our conferences. 24 hour advanced notification is appreciated.

All received registrations, whether by Online Registration, Fax or Mail, are subject to Cancellation/Refund Policy. Cost of registration fee is still liable whether payment is paid or unpaid, if no notice of cancellation is received at least 7 days prior to the event.

If minimum enrollment is not met before early registration deadline, seminar may be cancelled or postponed.