Early Childhood & Elementary
Yearlong Mentoring Programs
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School Literacy &

We offer several mentoring programs with a duration lasting from one to three years. These intensive programs can feature monthly seminars, single-day retreats, summer workshops, classroom visits and personalized support from an experienced mentor teacher. Join an information session to learn more about how we can assist you in your professional development.

Programs will include:

Classroom Storytelling
The project combines early literacy research and classroom practice with mentoring and seminar discussions in a yearlong training program.
Reading, Writing & Reasoning
This yearlong program utilizes a combination of monthly seminars at Rice University and ongoing classroom-based mentoring to provide teachers of 2nd to 5th grade a "deep dive" into best practices in literacy education for 21st century learners.
Early Literacy Leadership Academy
ELLA is a rigorous two year certificate program designed to bring together early childhood professionals from public, private and charter school settings who are committed to serving as teacher leaders from their classrooms.
Developing Oral Language
This yearlong professional development program combines seminars at Rice University with co-teaching at the Rice Oral and Written Language Laboratory to introduce strategies to promote oral language development in DLLs and English-speakers.


To learn about Rice University's School Literacy & Culture offerings, visit literacy.rice.edu or connect with one of our team members with any questions.

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