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Approved Professional Development Providers and Consultants

Approved Early Literacy Grant on-site consultants

Solicitation for the READ Act Advisory List of Professional Development Programs

The Colorado Department of Education is currently seeking vendors for statewide professional development programs. The purpose of this solicitation is to identify vendors to be included on the Advisory List for the READ Act. Professional development programs will be used by local education providers of children in kindergarten through third grade. Only vendors that are currently on the Professional Development Advisory list for the READ Act and provide training that meets the requirements for evidence based teacher training are invited to apply at this time. Information about the requirements of the evidence based teacher training can be found under 10 C.R.S. 22-7-1208. All vendors currently on the list must apply to remain on the list if they provide evidence based teacher training.

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Professional Development for Programs
March 2020 April 2020 May 2020 *Pending

Existing vendors only:

Early April 2020 End of April 2020 Early May 2020

District developed only:

  • Professional Development meeting the requirements for the Evidence Based Training for K-3 Teachers.
Early May 2020 End of May 2020 Early June 2020


  • Professional development that supports various roles in the implementation of the science of reading and must be related to addressing significant reading deficiencies and to applying intervention instruction and strategies, in addition to programs related to teaching general literacy pursuant to 22-7-1209(2)(c).

95% Group

Amplify Education, Inc.

Bridges to Literacy

CORE, Inc.

Dynamic Learning Group

Gibson Hasbrouck & Associates

Growing Educational Practices

  • Amy Vanravensway, 605-999-6108
  • Summary

Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes

Literacy Transformations, LLC

McGraw-Hill Education

NCS Pearson, Inc., through its Clinical Assessment Division

Orton Gillingham International

Schools Cubed

Sterling Literacy Consulting


Voyager Sopris Learning, Inc.
Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (LETRS)

Voyager Sopris Learning, Inc.
Voyager Education Services

Wilson Language Training Corporation