What We Offer

The California Reading & Literature Program (CRLP) offers many programs to aid in the professional development of teachers in the region. CRLP Professional Development qualifies as ESEA "High Quality Professional Development" for Title, I, III, V and VII. Part A: and for Title II, Part A and B.

All CRLP professional development offerings are grounded in the Reading Results Model:

  • Standards-Based Assessment

  • Research-Based Instruction

  • Team Meetings and Data Analysis

  • Grade Level Planning and Lesson Study

  • Teacher Leadership Development

CRLP allows me to keep current with best practices in the world of education. I value the connections and conversations with colleagues from different grade levels and areas in our region. It's refreshing to be around people that share a similar educational philosophy!
CRLP Teacher Leader, San Francisco Unified School District

About the Programs

The goal of these programs is to enhance teacher knowledge through intensive reading and literature institutes. These institutes strive to:

  • Maintain professional education communities to support ongoing opportunities for teacher networking

  • Encourage teacher leadership and learning that helps increase retention of teachers in low performing, high priority schools

  • Provide a range of technical assistance that involves data analysis, professional development planning, and institute implementation

  • Provide teachers with professional development to attain "highly qualified" status

  • Provide university credit for participants continuing towards National Board Certification

  • Provide support programs for district literacy coaches

Teachers as Learners and Leaders:

Advancing Literacy for ALL Students in California