English Language Arts, Early Literacy, and Content Literacy, Disciplinary Literacy


Who We Serve

  • Individual or group of classroom teachers (grade level, department, etc.)
  • Non-teacher support staff
  • School building or district administrator
  • School building or district leadership team

What We Do

MAISD ELA consulting and coaching supports educators in implementing high-quality instruction in the areas of ELA and literacy standards, practices, and assessments.  ​​Access tools to support the Essential Literacy Practices for grades Pre-K, K-3, 4-5, 6-12, elementary coaching, and school-wide leadership at We strive to:

  • Deliver high-quality, aligned literacy instruction to all students K-12
  • Serve leaders and literacy teachers with the goal of increasing student proficiency

Examples of Service

  • Design and evaluation of coaching supports (e.g. individual and group coaching)
  • Regular support for teams of teachers during early release or late start
    around a specific learning pathway or instructional practice
  • Curriculum adoption from curation to implementation


How We Serve

  • Facilitation of a meeting
  • Providing or leading training on a specific topic
  • Observation in a classroom
  • Modeling instructional practices in the classroom
  • Working directly with students
  • Working directly with administrators or building leadership teams
  • Providing content expertise at a meeting
  • Planning with a teacher or group of teachers
  • Analyzing data with a teacher(s) or leadership team  
  • Providing instructional coaching and feedback
  • Coordinating an event, activity, or collaboration
  • One-on-one consultation - phone, e-mail, in-person
  • Service can be adapted and arranged to meet the unique needs of each district or building team
  • Facilitating professional learning around professional text (book study)
  • Facilitation of Classroom Learning Labs 

Logo for Professional Development
We offer a variety of professional development on topics for administrators, teachers, support staff and more! Click the icon to the left to view our course catalog!  

Networks Supported

  • Literacy Essential Series
  • Principal Community and Leadership Learning Network 
  • ACRI Community of Practice
  • EL Education Community of Practice K-5
  • Grades 4 and 5 Literacy Community of Practice
  • Ongoing network of current and past coaching program participants

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Additional resources are provided via email request.  To make a request via email, please use the HELP button to the left.