Enhancing Core Reading Instruction (ECRI) within Tiered Systems (K-2)

ECRI Vocabulary and Comprehension TOT

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Session Dates

Thursday February 14, 2019 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM


This course will provide resources and guidance to build capacity to provide support for quality  implementation of the Enhanced Core Reading Instruction (ECRI) vocabulary and comprehension instruction. By the end of this course, participants will (a) understand how to present information and research about evidence-based practices (b) model how to use instructional routines to enhance the delivery of core reading instruction, and (c) be able to use an implementation data collection system to guide continued coaching and PD.


Participants will be able to:

  • Outline how ECRI routines are integrated into the literacy block
  • Describe how to set up classrooms to promote student engagement
  • Discuss implementation data collection and data-based decision making using case study data-based examples
  • Describe and model how to use instructional routines to enhance the delivery of core reading instruction

Target Audience

School Teams to include: Building Administrator, General Education Teachers (minimum of 1 interested grade level), Literacy Specialist/Coach and/or Literacy Interventionist (i.e., Title 1, or Tier 2 intervention teachers), MTSS Coordinator/School Improvement Specialist, IU TaC

Topics Covered: Literacy

Event Info

Event Type:


Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
No credit


Carol Dissen, Jessica Surles

Event Contact:


Kelly Kapp


Pam Kastner

Additional Info

This training series is aligned to the following core reading series: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt – Journeys Common 2017, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt – Journeys Common Core 2014, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt – Journeys 2011, Scott Foresman – Reading Street Common Core 2013, Scott Foresman –
Reading Street 2011, Pearson – ReadyGEN 2014, McGraw-Hill – Wonders 2014 and Wonders 2017.

The cost of materials required for this series is $580 (820 if Leadership materials are appropriate for your position). This cost includes the following materials based on your position: For the Classroom Teacher- the Teacher Workbook + Tier 1 Core program aligned lesson at a grade level; For the Interventionist - Teacher Workbook + Tier 2 Core program aligned lesson at a grade level; For Leadership – One of the aforementioned kits + Leadership Guide.

The first 33 LEA staff registrants who commit to and attend the entire 5-day training series, will have the cost of the training waived. To be eligible for this waiver, you must:
1) be one of the first 33 LEA staff registrants,
2) submit a check for the amount of $ 580 ($820 if Leadership Guide also needed)
3) Sign an agreement stating that you understand the waiver requirement of attending all 5 days of the series
4) Attend all 5 days.  If those requirements are fulfilled the unprocessed check will be returned to you.