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Advisory Lists of Professional Development and Instructional Programming

Advisory List of Professional Development

The READ Act requires the department to identify quality reading instructional programs and professional development programs for optional use by local education agencies. This page includes information about programs that have been identified and contact information.

The program review process.

Name of EntityEarly Literacy Grant On-Site ConsultingSummary of PD Offerings
Contact
Bridges to LiteracyX Judi Dodson, 303-717-2929, judidodson@gmail.com
Cambium Education, Inc. d/b/a Sopris Learning, Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (LETRS)  

Gina Blaser, 800-547-6747 x256, gina.blaser@cambiumlearning.com

Cambium Education, Inc. d/b/a Voyager Education Services

X

 

Amy Otis, 1-888-399-1995 x 461, amy.otis@cambiumlearning.com

CORE, Inc.

X

 Linda Diamond, 510-540-4200 x4201, ldiamond@corelearn.com
Gibson Hasbrouck & Associates

X

 Vicki Gibson, Ph.D. and Jan Hasbrouck, Ph.D., 206-498-0123, jan@gha-pd.com; janhasbrouck@gmail.com
Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes X Paul Worthington, 805-541-3836, paul.worthington@lindamoodbell.com
Literacy How/Smartt Educational Consulting susan@susansmartt.com

X

 

Susan M. Smartt, Ph.D., 615-943-8780, susan@susansmartt.com

Margie Gillis, margiegillis@literacyhow.com

Literacy Transformations, LLCX Melody Ilk, M.A., 303-619-6316, melodyilk@yahoo.com
McGraw-Hill Education  Elizabeth Melville, Director, 614-430-4108, elizabeth_melville@mcgraw-hill.com
NCS Pearson, Inc., through its Clinical Assessment Division  Jane Miller, 800-627-7271 x262026, jane.miller@pearson.com
Orton Gillingham  Elenn Steinberg, 303-366-0011, elenn@ortongillinghaminternational.org
STRIVE

X

 Debbie Hunsaker, 406-439-4117, strivingreaders@yahoo.com
Wilson Language Training Corporation  Shauna Hatfield, 800-899-8454 x6661, shatfield@wilsonlanguage.com

Amplify Education,Inc

  

Jamie Gansmann, 303-870-7078, jgansmann@amplify.com


Advisory List of Instructional Programming


 

Intervention Programs for Reading

Publisher/Program

Program summary by Vendor

Contact

Amplify Education, Inc. (f/k/a Wireless Generation, Inc.) Burst: Reading

K-6 adaptive, teacher-directed reading intervention

Jamie Gansmann
303-870-7078
jgansmann@amplify.com

Benchmark Education Company Anchor Comprehension Workshop

K-5 Tier1, Tier 2 and 3 targeted instructional intervention

SUMMARY

Peter Clifford
914-637-7215 pclifford@benchmarkeducation.com
Cambium Education, Inc. d/b/a Sopris Learning Reading through Automaticity, Vocabulary, Engagement, and Orthography (RAVE-O)

Grades 1-5 reading intervention for Tier 2 or 3

SUMMARY

Amy Otis, 1-888-399-1995 x 461, amy.otis@cambiumlearning.com

Cambium Education, Inc. d/b/a Sopris Learning Read Well

K-3 core/universal instruction and K-3 targeted or intensive intervention

SUMMARY

Amy Otis, 1-888-399-1995 x 461, amy.otis@cambiumlearning.com

Cambium Education, Inc. d/b/a Sopris Learning Sound Partners

K-3 intervention for students below benchmark in phonemic awareness and phonics

SUMMARY

Amy Otis, 1-888-399-1995 x 461, amy.otis@cambiumlearning.com

Cambium Education, Inc. d/b/a Sopris Learning Voyager Passport

K-5 Tier 2 intervention

SUMMARY

Amy Otis, 1-888-399-1995 x 461, amy.otis@cambiumlearning.com

Developmental Studies Center SIPPS (Systematic  Instruction in Phoneme Awareness, Phonics, and Sight Words)      K-12 Intervention
                                                                    SUMMARY                                                              

  Dr. Gina Zugelder
321-663-2344
gina_zugelder@devstu.org

 

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Learning Technologies Earobics

PreK-3 multi-sensory reading intervention

SUMMARY

Corinne Hendricks
Account Executive
303-330-3528 corinne.hendricks@hmhco.com
Imagine Learning, Inc

Computer-delivered language and literacy software program for preK-8th grade students

SUMMARY

Randy Tingey, 801-368-3197, randy.tingey@imaginelearning.com
McGraw-Hill Education SRA Early Interventions in Reading

Tier 2 intervention for struggling readers in grades K-3

SUMMARY

Adam Palmese
720-355-2868
adam.palmese@mheducation.com
McGraw-Hill Education SRA Language for Learning

Oral language program for grades PreK-2

SUMMARY

Adam Palmese
720-355-2868
adam.palmese@mheducation.com
McGraw-Hill Education SRA Imagine It!

PreK-6 Tier 1 (core/universal instruction)

SUMMARY

Adam Palmese
720-355-2868
adam.palmese@mheducation.com
McGraw-Hill Education SRA Reading Mastery

K-5 Tier 1 core/universal reading program

SUMMARY

Adam Palmese
720-355-2868
adam.palmese@mheducation.com
Mile High United Way Colorado Reading CorpsTier 2 intervention addressing 3 of 5 components of reading directly, including phonological awareness, phonics, and fluencyMile High United Way, 303-433-8383, www.UnitedWayDenver.org
Pearson Education, Inc. My Sidewalks on Scott Foresman Reading StreetK-5 Tier 3 intensive reading interventionJana Hamilton
720-341-2366 jana.hamilton@pearson.com
Read Live Web-based Intervention and Read Naturally Encore

Grades 1-8 supplement to core/universal instruction and grades 1-12 intervention to develop fluency, support vocabulary development, and promote comprehension

SUMMARY

Karla Ramy
info@readnaturally.com
1-800-788-4085 x8711
Really Great Reading Phonics BoostTier 2 or 3 intervention for students in grades 2 and 3 who have mild, moderate, or significant decoding or word level deficitsScott DeSimone or Shari Zimmer, 866-401-7323 x701, info@reallygreatreading.com
Scholastic Inc. System 44 Next GenerationTier 2 borderline and transitional students or Tier 3 phonics instruction for students in grade 3 and beyond who read at the Beginning Reader (BR) to 400 level on the Lexile Frameword for ReadingMark Turner, 800-342-5331, mturner@scholastic.com
Scholastic Inc. iReadSupplemental K-2 digital teaching toolsMark Turner, 800-342-5331, mturner@scholastic.com
Spalding Education International The Spalding MethodTier 3 intervention 
Take Flight: A Comprehensive Intervention for Students with DyslexiaTier 3 Reading, Spelling, Comprehension, and Phonological Processing InterventionLynne Fitzhugh, 719-227-0026, lfitzhugh@coloradoliteracynow.org
The Marian School

Tier 2 or 3 blended learning instructional program combining small group and computer work focused on phonological awareness

SUMMARY

Marianne Arling, 719-250-2770, themarianschool@gmail.com

Wilson Language Training Corporation Wilson Reading System (WRS)Intensive Tier 3 program for students in grade 2 and beyond.Shauna Hatfield, 800-899-8454 x6661, shatfield@wilsonlanguage.com

Comprehensive Core Reading Programs

 

Publisher/Program

Program Descriptor by Vendor

Contact

Benchmark Education Company Benchmark Literacy and Benchmark Writer's Workshop and Phonics and Word Study Kits: StartUp, BuildUp, and SpiralUp and Word Study and Vocabulary Skill

K-6 Tier 1 (core/universal) instructional program for reading and writing (Phonics and Word Study Kits must be purchased for K-3 and used daily as a component of the core/universal program)

SUMMARY FOR Literacy   SUMMARY for Phonics portion

Peter Clifford
914-637-7215 pclifford@benchmarkeducation.com
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt School Publishers Journeys Common Core

Tier 1 core/universal reading program for students K-6

SUMMARY

Corinne Hendricks
Account Executive
303-330-3528 corinne.hendricks@hmhco.com
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt School Publishers Storytown Tier 1 core/universal reading/language arts program for students PreK-6 Corinne Hendricks
Account Executive
303-330-3528 corinne.hendricks@hmhco.com
Houghton Mifflin Invitations to LiteracyTier 1 core/universal reading and language arts program for students K-8Corinne Hendricks
Account Executive
303-330-3528 corinne.hendricks@hmhco.com
Macmillan McGraw-Hill Treasures

Tier 1 comprehensive, research-based reading program for grades K-6

SUMMARY

Mary Lynn Grover
303-399-7792
mary.lynn.grover@mheducation.com
Teresa Jackson
Teresa.jackson@mheducation.com
McGraw Hill Education SRA Open Court ReadingPreK-6 Tier 1 (core/universal instruction)Adam Palmese
720-355-2868
adam.palmese@mheducation.com
McGraw-Hill Reading Wonders

Tier 1 Core/Universal instruction

SUMMARY

Mary Lynn Grover
303-399-7792
mary.lynn.grover@mheducation.com
Teresa Jackson
Teresa.jackson@mheducation.com
Pearson Education, Inc. Scott Foresman Reading Street PreK-6 Tier 1 (core/universal instruction) Jana Hamilton
720-341-2366 jana.hamilton@pearson.com

 


 

Intervention and/or Comprehensive Reading Program

Publisher/Program

Program Descripto by Vendor

Contact

Cambium Education, Inc. d/b/a Sopris Learning Read Well

K-3 core/universal instruction and K-3 targeted or intensive intervention

SUMMARY

Alyssa Johnson, 800-547-6747 x465, alyssa.johnson@cambiumlearning.com
CR Success Learning (formally know as F.A.S.T Literacy Program)

Tier 2 or 3 comprehensive reading program that may be aligned to another program or used as a stand-alone intervention

SUMMARY

Cheryl Rose Campbell, 303-699-7566, crose5135@msn.com
Lexia Learning Systems, Inc. Lexia Reading Core5

Tier 1, 2, and 3 technology-based reading skills program for PreK-5

SUMMARY

Robert "Bo" Lemire, McComas & Associates, Inc., Specialist in Educational Software, 303-660-3911, 888-660-3911, bolemire@gmail.com
Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes Seeing Stars, Visualizing and Verbalizing, Talkies, and Lindamood Phoneme Sequencing (LiPS)

Tier 1, 2, and 3 reading, comprehension, and vocabulary instruction for grades K-12

SUMMARY

Paul Worthington
(805) 541-3836
paul.worthington@lindamoodbell.com
National Geographic Learning Reach!

K-5 supplemental instruction to provide language, literacy, and content for English learners

SUMMARY

Gail Larson

(702) 758-6941

gail.larson@cengage.com

 


 

 

Supplemental Programs to a Comprehensive Core Program

Publisher/Program

Type of Program

Contact

Curriculum Associates FOCUS on Reading

Grades 1 to high school Tier 1 supplement or Tier 2 intervention for comprehension strategies

SUMMARY

Craig Pritchard
801-717-0739
cpritchard@cainc.com
Curriculum Associates i-Ready Instruction

Web-based targeted, stand-alone, supplemental instruction and intervention for grades K-3

SUMMARY

Craig Pritchard
801-717-0739
cpritchard@cainc.com
Curriculum Associates Phonics for Reading

Grades 1 to high school Tier 2 and 3 intervention for phonemic awareness and decoding

SUMMARY

Craig Pritchard
801-717-0739
cpritchard@cainc.com
Curriculum Associates Strategies to Achieve Reading Success (STARS)

Grades K-8 Tier 2 and 3 instruction focused on 12 key reading strategies for improving students' reading ability

SUMMARY

Craig Pritchard
801-717-0739
cpritchard@cainc.com
Curriculum Associates ZOOM IN

Grades 1-8 Tier 2 and 3 intervention for strategy-specific thinking for comprehension

SUMMARY

Craig Pritchard
801-717-0739
cpritchard@cainc.com
Orton-Gillingham International (OGI/Yoshimoto Reading InstructionPreK-3 supplement to core/universal instruction and K-12 Tier 2 and 3 targeted and intensive interventionElenn Steinberg
303-366-0011 elenn@ortongillinghaminternational.org
Wilson Language Training Corporation Fluency/BASIC

Supplemental reading program that aligns with Wilson Reading System and an intervention program to address reading fluency for students in grades K-3

SUMMARY

Shauna Hatfield, 800-899-8454 x6661, shatfield@wilsonlanguage.com

Wilson Language Training Corporation Fundations

Supplemental instructional materials for core/universal instruction of used as a stand-alone Tier 2 intervention for students in grades K-3

SUMMARY

Shauna Hatfield, 800-899-8454 x6661, shatfield@wilsonlanguage.com

 


Tutoring Programs

Publisher/Program

Type of Program

Contact

Reading Partners of Colorado

Reading Partners is a one-on-one, 45-min., 2x/week tutoring intervention for struggling readers to support alphabet knowledge, phonological awareness, vocabulary, fluency and comprehension.

SUMMARY

Contact Name:  Jessica Simmons
719-337-0709
jessica.simmons@readingpartners.org
http://readingpartners.org/colorado/about/

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