Ionia County & Montcalm Area Intermediate School Districts

Exploring the Early Literacy Essential Instructional Practices - Cancelled

A professional learning experience that honors and deepens our collective knowledge of the Essential Practices in Early and Elementary literacy. We will focus on teacher practices and the classroom conditions that impact student learning.


Lunch is included in cost.


See flyer for additional dates!


Access Event Flyer HERE: Exploring the Early Literacy Essential Instructional Practices


Event date(s): Thursday, September 21, 2023 through Wednesday, February 21, 2024


Event times: 8:30 AM through 3:00 PM



K-3 Teachers and educator who want to learn more about the literacy essentials and collaborate with others to impact student learning.

Priority to districts within MAISD. Addl spaces may be opened beyond MAISD.


Registration is $121.00 for outside of the MAISD/local districts.


  • Many events carry a 20% discount for MAISD schools and districts. Some events are entirely free to MAISD schools and districts. See flyer (above) for details. Discount will be confirmed at billing.


  • Cancellations BEFORE the registration deadline will be at no cost. Please contact prior to the registration deadline if a cancellation is needed.


  • Cancellations AFTER the registration deadline will be charged $25. In some cases, late cancellations may be charged up to 100% of the event registration and material costs. After the registration deadline, MAISD orders materials for registered participants.






Registration open through 9/8/2023 11:45 PM

Continuing Education

SCECHs: Units - 25


Presenter(s): Heather Phillips

Heather Phillips is the Early Childhood Literacy Coordinator at MAISD. She is a passionate educator serving as the MAISD Early Childhood Literacy Coordinator. Her Master’s degree is from Michigan State University in educational leadership, and her B.A. from Grand Valley State University in Psychology/Special Education continues to enhance her mission to serve educators, caregivers, and students with compassion and effective practices. She believes in the power of coaching to transform individuals or groups. Some of her most recent professional learning has been with university researchers and other experts around the literacy essentials, engaging children, and the Historically Responsive Literacy Framework.


Registration Deadline: 9/8/2023 11:45 PM

For more information, contact: (616) 225-4700



Montcalm Area ISD - Hamler Administration Building

621 New Street
Stanton, MI 48888


Remaining registrations for this event: 50




Montcalm Area ISD - Hamler Administration Building

621 New Street
Stanton, MI 48888

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