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Individual membership for those who want to access virtual and in-person professional learning opportunities

  • All professional learning opportunities in the Virtual Membership:

    • Choice Literacy Membership

    • Instructional Influencer Virtual PD Series

    • Members-Only Podcast (Only available to members)

    • Access to The Lead Learners Book Clubs

  • Instructional Influencer Study Group (Only available to members)

  • Instructional Coach Academy

  • Free Books for Book Clubs

  • Free Registration to Summer Institute

All live sessions will be recorded and available for viewing at your convenience through June 30, 2023.

ESC Member Price is $1000

Non-member Price is $1500

Sessions will be itemized during registration process, but total costs will reflect prices above.  Districts registering 5 or more for full memberships will receive a 10% discount, applied to invoice.

July 01, 2022


9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Entire Bundle

 Receive all of the benefits listed below.  You will have access to any memberships or recordings of PD sessions through June 30 of 2023.


Instructor: Ruth Ayres
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07/01/2022 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM TBD
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0 * 0 $1,000.00
0 * 0 $1,500.00
0 72 $0.00
Choice Literacy Membership
Gain access to a multimedia library of more than 5000 articles, videos, and courses for teachers and leaders.

Instructor: Ruth Ayres
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07/01/2022 Access ends on June 30, 2023 Online

September 18, 2022


7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Instructional Influencer Virtual PD Series and Network
Learn alongside four national presenters to multiply your positive impact. All times reflect Eastern Standard Time. Recordings accessible until June 30, 2023.

Instructor: Ruth Ayres
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09/18/2022 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Leading Like a C.O.A.C.H. with Matt Rewick Online
11/13/2022 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Offering Encouragement Online
03/12/2023 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Responding to Student Needs with Dana Murphy Online
05/07/2023 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Creating an Atmosphere of Belonging with Kate Mills Online
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0 6

September 20, 2022


9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Instructional Influencer Study Group

Meet six times during the school year to work and learn alongside others in similar positions. Grow your knowledge in engaging and inspiring adult colleagues, as well as stay informed with the latest from the IDOE and national conversations.  Each session will be hosted at a school site within the Lead Learners Network!  Ruth will communicate exact locations as they are determined.

  • Study Group Experiences Learn with Choice Literacy Contributors
  • Four national presenters will join us throughout the school year.
  • Influencer-in-Action Observation Modeling is one of the most effective professional learning experiences.
  • See a coach in action followed by guided reflective practice.
  • Sessions with Ruth Ayres. 

Ruth is the director of The Lead Learners, as well as the editor in chief for the Choice Literacy website. She has written several books for teachers of writers, plus numerous articles about writing workshop and instructional coaching. Ruth served as an instructional coach for more than a decade at Wawasee Community Schools. Focus Groups Professional reading and conversations will be with a small group tailored by interest or experience. Shared leadership will be facilitated.


Instructor: Ruth Ayres
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09/20/2022 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM Scheduling Coaching Cycles, Establishing Relationships, Core Coaching Beliefs TBD
10/18/2022 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM Balancing Literacy Instruction, The Importance of Trust TBD
11/15/2022 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM Encouraging Others, Feedback Protocols TBD
01/24/2023 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM Leaning Into Tension, Effective Presentations TBD
03/14/2023 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM Getting Organized for Coaching, Ways to Share Information TBD
05/09/2023 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM End-of-the-Year Reflections, Creating Welcoming Spaces TBD
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0 30

October 04, 2022


9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Instructional Coaches Academy

THE HEART OF OUR ACADEMY

WORKING WITH ADULTS   GETTING ORGANIZED

CONNECT  Network with other instructional coaches to widen your circle of support. 

DEVELOP  Strengthen your leadership, feedback, and presentation skills to be an agent of change.

OBSERVE + REFLECT  Participate in live observations of a coach-in-action with guided reflections and personalized feedback.

DEEPEN YOUR KNOWLEDGE Learn alongside seasoned instructional coach Ruth Ayres and other national presenters. 

Ruth is the director of The Lead Learners, as well as the editor in chief for the Choice Literacy website. She has written several books for teachers of writers, plus numerous articles about writing workshop and instructional coaching. Ruth served as an instructional coach for more than a decade at Wawasee Community Schools. Focus Groups Professional reading and conversations will be with a small group tailored by interest or experience. Shared leadership will be facilitated.


Instructor: Ruth Ayres
DateTimeLocation
10/04/2022 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM TBD
10/05/2022 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM TBD
03/07/2023 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM TBD
03/08/2023 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM TBD
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0 24

July 01, 2022


Lead Learner Book Clubs

Your full virtual membership gives you access to three virtual book clubs!  Membership included books and access to an online reflection forum to connect with others.  

Leading Like a C.O.A.C.H.  5 Strategies for Supporting Teaching and Learning by Matt Renwick

Why Do I Have to Read This: Literacy Strategies to Engage Our Most Reluctant Readers by Cris Tovani

Shifting the Balance: 6 Ways to Bring the Science of Reading into the Balanced Literacy Classroom by Jan Burkins and Kari Yates


Instructor: Ruth Ayres
DateTimeLocation
07/01/2022 Online
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0 12

January 01, 2023


Members-Only Podcast
Join us for free access to our newly launched podcast, Mindset over Mandates. Our mission is to discuss how to model resilience to others when faced with the challenges in education. 

Instructor: Ruth Ayres
DateTimeLocation
01/01/2023 Online
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