Reading Apprenticeship Introduction Live

Professional Development

Middle School – High School – College

Reading Apprenticeship Introduction Live

Working in Pairs

What You Learn

  • How to recognize and model for students the reading strategies you use as an expert reader in your subject area
  • How to engage students in understanding their own thinking processes—the power of metacognition
  • How to integrate and accelerate students’ subject area learning and subject area literacy
  • How to foster learning dispositions of persistence, stamina, problem solving, and collaboration
  • How to turn the sustained work of learning back to students, successfully
  • How to plan lessons that incorporate all dimensions of the Reading Apprenticeship framework

Watch an excerpt of Reading Apprenticeship teacher professional development (4:27)


Sorting Frog Texts

High school history teachers may not know much about frogs, but in this professional development excerpt, they figure out what makes text about frogs easy—or hard.

Margot Kenaston ⋅

Who Should Participate

  • Middle school, high school, and college teachers of all subject areas
  • Teams of two or more are highly recommended
  • Administrators who will be supporting teachers’ implementation of Reading Apprenticeship


Session #1 Jun 22-24, 2020 San Francisco, CA Register by Jun 5
Session #2 Aug 11-13, 2020 Washington, DC Register by Jul 20


  • $1,500 per person
  • Groups of 4 or more: $1,300 per person
  • Breakfast and lunch provided each day

Note: Travel and lodging are not included.

Federal Funding

Reading Apprenticeship professional development qualifies as ESSA “Evidence-Based Professional Development” for Title I, III, V, and VII, Part A; and for Title II, Part A and B.

Margot Kenaston ⋅