Because of the importance of literacy as a building block for all learning, WestEd’s literacy services range across the education system and include students at all grades and achievement levels.
Our literacy services share a common goal: building teachers’ and school systems’ capacity to support high levels of student literacy and engagement.
Reading Apprenticeship Academic Literacy Course: Curriculum
With the Reading Apprenticeship framework at its heart, this course helps students build a positive reader identity, and make concrete improvements in reading comprehension and subject area achievement.
English Language and Literacy Acceleration (ELLA)
ELLA is a research-based professional development program that improves academic literacy instruction for pre-K through 8th grade students.
Campus Coach for Reading Apprenticeship
Campus Coach for Reading Apprenticeship will increase participants' ability to provide focused leadership within their own college contexts.
Community College Faculty Seminars in Reading Apprenticeship
These seminars introduce community college faculty to our evidence-based Reading Apprenticeship framework.
Leadership Community of Practice (LCoP) in Reading Apprenticeship
College faculty members: Learn to lead professional development in Reading Apprenticeship® — a research-based framework — at your own college.
Making Sense of SCIENCE
Learn how to implement Understanding Science professional development courses in your school, district, local education agency, university, or school reform organization.
RA 101: Reading Apprenticeship Online for Community College Instructors
Reading Apprenticeship® professional development is now available online for community college instructors.
Reading Apprenticeship 3-Day Workshop
Acquire a deep understanding of the Reading Apprenticeship® instructional framework with this 3-day workshop.
The Map of Standards for English Learners Workshop
This workshop introduces to California teachers simple, practical ways to address English language development and English language arts standards.