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The Lead Learners helps educators stay sharp with customized professional learning plans.

WHOLE GROUP LEARNING + LITERACY LEADER SUPPORT + INDIVIDUAL OPPORTUNITIES

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1.

SHARE YOUR SCHOOL’S PROFESSIONAL LEARNING GOALS BY COMPLETING THIS SHORT SURVEY. 

2.

SCHEDULE A ZOOM MEETING.
CONTACT RUTH OR RESPOND TO THE EMAIL YOU RECEIVE AFTER COMPLETING THE SURVEY.

3.

MEET WITH RUTH AYRES TO LEARN ABOUT MEMBER BENEFITS AND BEGIN CUSTOMIZING YOUR PLAN.

4.

JOIN THE LEAD LEARNERS.

YOU GET MULTI-LEVEL SUPPORT FOR PROFESSIONAL LEARNING

WHOLE STAFF LEARNING

45-60 Minute PD Session
Includes a step-by-step plan; session agenda; and professional reading and video

Professional Book Club Selections
Tailored selections to put professional book clubs in motion; orientation guide for running professional book clubs

Self-Paced Virtual Course
Select a Choice Literacy course for free school year access to your entire staff.

LITERACY LEADER SUPPORT

Complimentary Choice Literacy Literacy Leader Membership for a key leader in each building.

Think Tank Network
Focus on working with adults and staying current with professional learning; Think Tanks are based on high-interest topics.

Unlimited support for literacy leaders through email or zoom.

Purchase additional Choice Literacy memberships at a steeply discounted rate.

INDIVIDUAL OPPORTUNITIES

PERKS Newsletter
Receive weekly emails with ideas and resources to engage students and stay sharp.

National Presenter
Free registration to a workshop led by a national presenter; format may be virtual or in-person.

Local Workshops
Free registration to local school year workshops.

Purchase Choice Literacy memberships at a steeply discounted rate.

Purchase Summer Institute registration at a steeply discounted rate.

MEMBERS

ENGAGE LEARNERS. STAY SHARP.

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COLLECTIVE INGENUITY

Together is always better! We are organized in a way to find common interests and patterns, and then provide ways for educators to be sharp with support and local connections. 

CONNECTED CONVERSATIONS

Today’s educators are inundated with information. We listen and take seriously the decisions effecting classrooms. Reflective practice allows us to process and filter in order to keep student learning as a priority. 

CHOICE IN PROFESSIONAL LEARNING

Teachers’ presence in classrooms is essential, and there is value in professional learning. We are creating web-based professional learning experiences to compliment our live workshops. 

What is The Lead Learners?

The Lead Learners is a consortium of nearly 30 schools in Indiana. You may know us from our original beginnings as All Write, starting in 2000.

The consortium’s original mission was to provide professional development for writing instruction, wrapping strong arms around instructional coaches who were focused on supporting writing workshop in classrooms.

Over the years we’ve grown. Many coaches have shifted from only a writing focus to all content areas, and All Write has expanded from writing to reading to math.

In June 2018 long time director Mindy Hoffar retired. The Dekko Foundation, who lavishly inspired and funded the start up and growth of All Write, is again supporting us with a grant titled, All Write: The Next Generation. Dekko is helping us to make a smooth transition to a new director, as well as claiming a plot online. Through Dekko’s considerate grant, we have engaged in strategic planning, establishing an online presence, and transitioning leadership.

As we move forward, we are revolutionizing Hoosier education by empowering learning and sharpening educators.

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