K-3 Literacy Essentials


June 23 & 24, 2020

Purpose: Serving school teams in moving from awareness to implementation of the Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy, Grades K-3

Description: Join us to plan your literacy professional learning for the year. This 2-Day Institute is designed for school teams to enhance their ongoing professional learning around the Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy, Grades K-3. This is an exciting next step as we strive to support the real work happening in schools across Michigan.


  • Learn with researcher Dr. Nell K. Duke about the K-3 Literacy Essentials

  • Develop/enhance the ongoing literacy professional learning plan for your school or district with guidance from Dr. Susan L’Allier

  • Receive support throughout the 202-21 school year through quarterly webinars with literacy and leadership researchers, online Q & A sessions with expert panels, collaborative networking and more.

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Choose to attend June 19 & 20, 2019 - OR - June 24 & 25, 2019

WHERE: Kellogg Center, 219 S Harrison Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824

WHEN: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. both days (lunch is provided)

WHO: This is a team institute. We request that those who attend together have the ability to make decisions around professional learning for a school or district.

COST: $40/person

A block of hotel rooms are reserved on a first-come basis. Please see links near the bottom of this flyer. Rooms are at a rate of $85 a night. Rooms will not be covered, and are to be paid for by participants.

More on Literacy Leadership Teams

For more information on literacy leadership teams as you decide who should join you in this training and yearlong support, please check out this video by Dr. Melissa Usiak. In this she provides a brief overview on "the who, what when, why and how" of literacy leadership teams: https://youtu.be/EWMlevlOUho