Leadership in Literacy Institute

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Registration Closed.
Last Date to Register: 6/8/2023 12:01 AM
Last Date to Cancel: 6/6/2023 12:01 AM
Agency: CESA 8
Agency Contact: Darla Brink
Agency Assistant: Betty Kaliebe 920-855-2114 Ext. 252
Location Facility Date Time Notes
Boarders Inn and Suites
7393 River Bend Road
Shawano, WI 54166
Conference Room 6/13/2023 09:00 AM - 03:30 PM
Rodeway Inn & Suites
1738 Comfort Drive
Tomahawk, WI
Conference Center 6/14/2023 09:00 AM - 03:30 PM
Zoom 10/3/2023 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Zoom 11/8/2023 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Zoom 12/6/2023 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
223 West Park Street
Gillett, WI 54124
Aspen 1/11/2024 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
223 West Park Street
Gillett, WI 54124
Aspen 1/31/2024 09:00 AM - 03:30 PM
223 West Park Street
Gillett, WI 54124
Maple Room 6/11/2024 09:00 AM - 03:30 PM

Leadership in Literacy Institute

Free Year-long Opportunity for School District Teams - 100% Grant-funded through Motion 57

  • Are you satisfied with your literacy outcomes?
  • Are you looking for ways to better support your literacy goals?
  • Is it a constant struggle to get your literacy initiatives to stick?

What: A deep dive into effective literacy practices through the leadership lens

When: Spring 2023 through all the 2023-24 school year

Who:    A team from your district, comprised of principals, district reading specialists, instructional coaches, school psychologists, and special education directors (recommended 4-7 participants/team)

Where: Mixed model: In person at CESA 8 or CESA 9, and Zoom Sessions

Questions: Darla Brink, or Jamee Belland,

Virtual Meet & Greet w/ Nell and Terrie!

These virtual opportunities are a chance to meet our facilitators, receive an overview of the learning, and get answers to your questions. Choose one of the three dates below:
Jan 17, 2023 3:45-4:30 PM Register: - Feb 10, 2023 8:45-9:30 AM Register: or Apr 17, 2023 3:45-4:30 PM Register: - A registration link is listed behind each of these three dates. This registraation is separate from the Institute listed below.

Registration ends May 15th

These sessions must be attended as a group of 4-7 people.

Literacy Institute Series
This experience will equip your school teams with both the up-to-date content knowledge and
transformative leadership practices necessary for maximum instructional impact and student achievement.

Leadership, Systems, and Change

  • Transformational Leadership Current practices discovery session
  • From our goals to reviewing our levels of systems

In-person learning, location TBD (includes lunch)
June 13, 2023 - Boarders Inn - Shawano, WI

June,,14, 2023 -  Rodeway Inn & Suites, Tomahawk

9:00 AM-3:30 PM Daily


Knowledge Building around Science of Reading

  • How we learn to read/ brain science
  • Look-fors at the Universal level
    • Direct/explicit instruction
    • Structured Literacy
    • Language comprehension
  • Understanding & recognizing Dyslexia K

Virtual via Zoom (Tentative Dates)
October 3, 2023 - 9:00-11:00 AM
November 8, 2023 - 9:00-11:00 AM
December 6, 2023 - 9:00-11:00 AM


Assessment Data—Universal to Intervention (MLSS)

In-person learning at CESA 8
January 11, 2024  - 9:00 AM-12:00 PM 

Team Session: MTSS/RTI intensifying instruction, decision-making guidelines, and structures for MLSS

  • Team: school psychologists and other literacy leaders (reading specialist/special director)
  • RTI/ Dyslexia-Intensifying Instruction

In-person learning at CESA 8
 January 31, 2024  - 9:00 AM-3:30 PM 


Supporting individual school teams with action planning and specific look-fors to ensure the plan progresses

In-person learning at CESA 8
June 11, 2024  - 9:00AM – 3:30 PM


Who: A team from your district, comprised of principals, district reading specialists, instructional coaches, school psychologists, and special education directors (recommended 4-7 participants/team) 

By signing up for the Literacy Institute Series (above) you will sign up for all 5 topics listed above.

Registration Deadine is May 15, 2023

Cost: Free

CANCELLATION POLICY: Any registration cancellation must be received 7 days prior to the scheduled date to receive a refund or avoid invoicing. CESA 8 will only provide full refund of registration fees depending on individual circumstances. Refunds depend upon the ability of CESA 8 to cancel any financial obligations created by the registration such as meals, materials, etc. Registered participants not in attendance on the day of the session will be charged the full registration fee. CESA 8 reserves the right to cancel any session due to insufficient enrollment or inclement weather. Participants will be notified via email through if a cancellation occurs. Please make sure all of your contact information is correct in DIETARY ACCOMMODATIONS: Due to varied dietary restrictions, CESA 8 cannot guarantee that all special dietary accommodations can be met. CESA 8 makes every effort to accommodate basic dietary restrictions with advance notice, but please plan accordingly. BY REGISTERING FOR THIS EVENT YOU CONSENT TO PHOTOGRAPHS/VIDEOTAPE taken during the course for publicity, promotional, and/or educational purposes including but not limited to publications, presentations, newsletters, internet, and social media sources. I do this with full knowledge and consent to waive all claims for compensation for the use or for damages. If you do not consent to this statement, please send a written notice via email to the agency contact listed on the workshop posting.