Leadership Community of Practice

Professional Learning Solutions


Leadership Community of Practice

faculty talking around a table

What You Learn

  • How to deepen your own implementation of Reading Apprenticeship
  • How to engage colleagues in collaborative inquiry into the Reading Apprenticeship instructional framework, disciplinary reading processes, and metacognitive conversation
  • How to help colleagues make the complex, invisible processes they use as expert readers in their disciplines visible to students
  • How to help colleagues make changes in their classroom practice that build on students’ strengths as readers and learners
  • How to utilize the Reading Apprenticeship framework flexibly to support campus change efforts

What You Do

  • Participate as an active member of a learning community, connecting Reading Apprenticeship professional learning on research on how people learn and equity pedagogies
  • Practice facilitating Reading Apprenticeship professional 
learning activities within a supportive community of peers
  • Plan and facilitate Reading Apprenticeship professional learning activities on your campus and get feedback from course community
  • Design and get feedback on implementation plans 
to disseminate Reading Apprenticeship at your college

Lorelle Wien ⋅ 415-615-3208 ⋅ lwien@wested.org

Who Should Participate


2021-2022 Cohort July 5, 2021 – March 31, 2022 Online Registration opening soon
Intensive Online
Summer Institute
July 12-15, 2021 Online*

*Please note the change in location. Due to uncertainties around travel and group gatherings in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, LCoP will take place entirely online for 2021-2022, as opposed to previous years, which followed a blended in-person/online model.

Course Overview

Throughout our intensive online “summer institute” launch and in the online course that follows, participants work through a comprehensive set of training of trainer materials to prepare for and deliver Reading Apprenticeship professional learning for campus faculty members. Teams set their own schedule between these sessions for planning and facilitating professional learning as appropriate in their context. In addition, participants have access to ongoing phone and online coaching and to collaboration with other LCoP members.


  • $1,750 per participant
  • 10 days of online professional learning (synchronous and asynchronous)

Included Course Materials

  • An ebook copy of Leading for Literacy
  • Student and classroom case study videos
  • Facilitators’ guides for video cases and other key professional development practices
  • Training materials and reproducible resources
  • Download access to updated training materials and other resources

Lorelle Wien ⋅ 415-615-3208 ⋅ lwien@wested.org