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The Center for Development and Learning strives to offer virtual professional learning that empowers educators and parents in recognizing, assessing, and responding to multiple needs of diverse learners. 

In our course catalog, you'll find:
  • Plain Talk About Literacy and Learning®: More than 1,200 educators from around the world came together for the 2021 Plain Talk About Literacy and Learning Institute! You can now purchase the "product bundle" of session recordings.
  • The Reading League Louisiana: special programming for the Louisiana chapter of The Reading League
  • Louisiana Reads!: a parent-based course and resource library for at-home learning and literacy development
  • Summer Literacy Program: resources from our 2020 Summer Literacy Program to help parents and guardians prepare their children to enter Kindergarten - Third Grade
  • Deep Dive Into Literacy: a series of webinars designed for online continued learning, focused on a variety of literacy topics and real-world classroom concerns
Coming soon:
  • Growing Reading Brains: a self-paced version of our in-depth Science of Reading training, which builds the knowledge of educators, focusing on foundational reading skills for grades K-3
We're adding more content regularly - both free and fee-based - so check back often!

To register for a course, you'll need to complete the pre-event survey first. Once you have completed it, register for the live event.