Your Literacy Goals

Writing Workshop

Become Your Literacy Growth

The Educator Collaborative provides K-12 literacy professional development to schools across the United States, Canada, and around the world. We provide expert support in areas like writing workshop, reading workshop, balanced literacy, digital literacy, and standards integration.

Whether you are seeking yearlong literacy consulting and staff development for your school as it moves toward independent reading practices; on-site summer institutes to engage your colleagues in workshop instruction; professional development day literacy training on writing instruction; or online professional development resources to share to deepen your pedagogy and content—we have the experience, passion, research-based practices, and engaging literacy consultants to support your professional growth.

Take your time, look around, and please feel free to contact us to talk more about how we can support you and your district's journey.


New York State Educators: We are an Approved CTLE (Continuing Teacher and Leader Education) Sponsor. Learn more, including how schools can provide the opportunity to staff for rigorous literacy learning while earning CTLE Hours.

JoEllen McCarthy, our Book Ambassador, demonstrates an engaging interactive read aloud.

Keynotes, Featured Sessions and Institutes

Our internationally recognized experts lead engaging and sought-after sessions at national, state, local, and district conferences.

If your wishlist includes:

⭐️ Engaging speaker

⭐️ Practical, real-classroom focused

⭐️ Research-based literacy practices

⭐️ Inspiring and fun

Then we have just the right person for you!

Our experts have been featured speakers at NCTE, ILA, ISTE, universities, state conferences, local workshops, and conferences around the globe.  

Request speakers or share your goals and we will help you find the perfect expert for your event.


In Classrooms, Hands-on Inspiration

Multi-day, onsite literacy consulting that puts theory into real practice. We empower teachers to provide high quality reading, writing, speaking, listening, and language teaching and learning so all students can achieve high levels of literacy success.

Long-term, professional development is proven to have the most lasting effects. Our greatest passion and purpose is to provide multi-day, ongoing, literacy consulting that truly deepens pedagogy and enhances student learning.

We match our expertise with your goals!

Christopher Lehman, Kristin Ziemke, and Maggie Beattie Roberts speak about writing instruction in the digital age at the International Society of Technology in Education (ISTE) conference.

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Personalized and Intensive Literacy Learning

Interactive, extremely practical and absolutely inspiring. Led by experts in the field.

The Study Series™️ is an engaging, practical, and interactive series of 12 web sessions led by engaging speakers on a variety of topics critical to K-12 Literacy and ELA success.

Every registration comes with a Group Viewing License, which allows the member to share their screen with anyone and everyone at their school. Literacy coaches have used sessions to lead PD groups. Colleagues have viewed sessions during PLC meetings. Affordable and inspiring literacy professional development.

Study Series sessions are aligned to nationally recognized standards (CCSS, Danielson Framework, ISTE Technology for Students), led by literacy consultants, authors, and experts, view individual session pages for more information. Registered members receive a Certificate of Professional Development.

I have to thank you, as a coach, the Study Series is invaluable to my team.”
The Virtual Think Tanks exceeded my expectations and my goals."

Virtual Think Tanks™️ take engaged educators and bring you farther in you practice. Perfect for teacher leaders, literacy coaches, administrators.

Small, intensive cohorts meet online, across the school year to deeply study a topic. Members are invited to then apply their learning at their home site and then bring back their efforts during each session.

Each Virtual Think Tank membership includes a Full Year Study Series to share with an entire school team.

Virtual Think Tanks are aligned to nationally recognized standards (CCSS, Danielson Framework, ISTE Technology for Students). Members receive a Certificate at the completion of the cohort year.

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