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 and standards integration.

Our network of consultants are recognized authors, experts, popular speakers, and beloved educators. Our mission is to innovate the ways that educators learn together and we do this every day through our model lessons in schools, keynotes at popular conferences and our full breadth of inspiring online learning opportunities.

We do not stop at just our amazing network, we regularly invite special guests to share their deep expertise with our community in topics like conferring in the writing workshop, engaging all readers in a balanced literacy classroom, culturally relevant pedagogy and best practices for supporting students in meeting state standards.

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.

OnDemand Sessions

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Study Series sessions available OnDemand, with curated Resources from expert presenters. This season available only through June 30!
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Personalized and Intensive Learning

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

 

The Study Series is 12, live web sessions led by engaging speakers on a variety of critical topics for K-12 Literacy and ELA success.

Sessions are recorded and available OnDemand through June 30, 2017. Each comes with curated resources by session presenters.
Best part? Each single seat comes with a Group Viewing License. Register once, share with your whole school team (over and over and over)!

 

 

Virtual Think Tanks are our most intensive relationships with educators. *Super small,* intensive cohorts that meet online, across the school year.

Each Virtual Think Tank membership includes a Full Year Study Series to share with your whole school team. Perfect for teacher leaders, literacy coaches, administrators, and anyone looking to move their practice forward.
The unique nature of these cohorts means you get to learn with educators from around the world in an intimate family.

 

 

2017-2018 Study Series Sessions

Recordings and Resources Viewable through June 30, 2017!

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Online Learning Opportunities

 

 

Hands-on, interactive work with teachers and schools

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, K-12 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, given University guest lectures, presented at state conferences, local workshops, and conferences around the globe.  

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

 

In Classrooms, Hands-on Inspiration

Multi-day, onsite consulting that is not just theory but real practice. In your classrooms, with your students and colleagues.

Christopher Lehman, coauthor of Falling in Love with Close Reading, visiting your school and demonstrating interactive read alouds during your reading workshop. Rozlyn Linder, author of Big Book of Details, onsite with your district, developing best practice for your writing workshop. Kristi Mraz supporting your and your staff in conferring with writers and integrating play-based practices. Heather Rocco, award winning English Language Arts supervisor, supporting literacy coaches and leaders in best-practices in instructional leadership.

And so many more opportunities!

Get to know our team or request support

Speaking Engagements: Keynotes, Featured Sessions, Interactive Daylong Workshops on writing workshop, reading workshop, balanced literacy, technology integration, and standards-alignment for K-12 educators.
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.

Books From our Network of Consultants

Contact Us to Arrange Support

  • Valparaiso University, IN: Christopher Lehman
  • National Center for Families Learning, Families Learning Summit. Detroit, MI:  Christopher Lehman (Featured Speaker)
  • Literacy For All Conference. Providence, RI: JoEllen McCarthy
  • Connecticut Reading Association. Cromwell, CT: Christopher Lehman and Kristin Ziemke (Featured Speakers)
  • nErDcampLI. Jericho, NY: JoEllen McCarthy
  • NCTE Annual Convention. Atlanta, GA: Christopher Lehman, Roz Linder, Kristi Mraz, Kristin Ziemke, Chad Everett, Dana Stachowiak, Heather Rocco, and more!

 

 
  • Vermont Council on Reading Spring Conference: Christopher Lehman (featured speaker)
  • CESA 6 and Appleton Area Reading: Christopher Lehman
  • Building Learning Communities Conference: Kristin Ziemke
  • International Literacy Association Conference: Christopher Lehman, Kristin Ziemke, Maggie Beattie Roberts, and more
  • Scholastic Reading Summits: Chad Everett 
  • Plus many custom, onsite PD events all year!