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K-3 Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy

September 24th-27th, 2018

The Michigan Department of Education, MAISA, and GELN Early Literacy Task Force are excited to offer a K-3 Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy Institute September 24-27, 2018. This 4 day institute offers deeper learning around the K-3 Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy and is intended for individuals or district teams made up of Literacy Coaches, Lead Teachers, Special Education Directors, English Learner Practitioners and Leaders, Building Administrators, Curriculum Directors, and Superintendents. Teams will be provided the content and resources needed to lead literacy work and professional learning around the K-3 Instructional Essentials in their regions. The Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy, K-3 can be found at

The financial investment for the district will be $120 total per participant for all 4 days. If traveling 50+ miles one way and attending in Grand Rapids, your registration fee includes your hotel. In order to help schools plan for this professional learning, districts should consider using Title I, Part A, Title II, Part A or Section 31a for substitute costs and stipends for educators attending. A portion of 35a Additional Instructional Time Grant funding can also be used for professional learning.

*SCECH's will be offered*

K-3 Essential Instructional Practices Institute

Monday, Sep. 24th, 8:30am to Thursday, Sep. 27th, 3:30pm

6600 28th Street Southeast

Grand Rapids, MI

In addition, there will be remote sites offered at Marquette-Alger RESA, Eastern U.P ISD, Cheboygan-Otsego-Presque Isle ESD, Menominee ISD, Sanilac ISD, and COOR ISD. We have been intentional to identify locations that provide access to our rural areas of Michigan. These remote sites will connect with the learning virtually and be facilitated by regional literacy leaders.