Professional Development Programs

The California Reading & Literature Program (CRLP) in San Diego 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.

About the Programs

Professional Development 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.

In addition, all CRLP professional development offerings are grounded in the Reading Results Model:

  • Standards-based assessment
  • Research-based instruction
  • Teamwork and data analysis
  • Teacher leadership development

Programs in San Diego

The following is a list of the programs and institutes hosted by the CRLP in San Diego:

In addition, check the CRLP Calendar for information about program events, workshops, and summer programs, as well as registration information.

  • CRLP Results: Word Recognition and Fluency - Foundational Skills (K-5)

    The CCSS Foundational Skills are critical prerequisites for reading comprehension.  Skills such as the ability to decode words accurately, quickly, and easily have a direct impact on students’ reading comprehension. CRLP Results: Word Recognition and Fluency provides professional development on the  Foundational Skills students need to learn, when they need to be covered within an overall scope and sequence, and how instruction might be approached. This institute also emphasizes why these skills must be learned, when the optimal time is to teach these skills, and how to do so. CRLP Results: Word Recognition and Fluency is designed specifically to make sure all students are successful readers.

  • RALLI-Results Academic Language and Literacy Instruction (K-6)

    This professional development will help participants learn an approach for identifying both content and language objectives in daily instruction to provide access to and ensure success in core reading programs and other content areas. Participants will also learn how to structure multiple opportunities for oral and written language practice throughout the instructional day to increase their students' academic language proficiency.

  • ADEPT (K-6)

    The ADEPT is a valid and reliable oral language assessment instrument (aligned with the CELDT) that can be used with students across grade levels, K-8. ADEPT assesses a student's ability to understand and generate utterances using a scope and sequence of language forms, or structures, across the five levels of English proficiency.

  • Content Area Language and Literacy - CALL (6-12)

  • CALL institutes provide secondary educators with the tools and skills necessary to analyze the academic language demands of course-specific tests and materials. CALL supports teachers in designing effective instruction that meets those demands.

  • SEBT (Spanish to English Biliteracy Transfer)

  • SEBT provides guidance for teachers as they help their students reach grade-level literacy in both Spanish and English, through coherent biliteracy transfer instruction of foundational reading skills aligned to the CCSS and CCSS en Español. 
  • Engaging English Learners in the Common Core ELA/Literacy

      Unpacking and Implementing California's

       New ELD Standards (K-5) (6-12)

  • Engaging ELs deepens teacher understanding of the CA ELD standards and their relationships to the CA Common Core State Standards 

  • Engaging ELs explores ways to use the ELD standards for both, Integrated and Designated ELD instruction
  • Engaging ELs provides teachers with research-based strategies aligned with CCSS and the CA ELA/ELD Framework to increase El access, engagement, and achievement across content areas

    CRLP Signature Professional Learning Programs meets criteria for professional learning in LCFF, and ESEA’s High-Quality Professional     Development for Title I, III, V and VII, Part A; and for Title II, Part A and B.