2019 Summer Institute August 26th and 27th, 2019

The Next Step Forward In Guided Reading K-8

With Dr. Jan Richardson

 Registration begins:

May 15th/2019

Registration: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/jan-richardson-summer-institute-tickets-61475558049

Jan Richardson Summer Institute Event Pricing
Early Bird Registration

May 15th – June 15th

Normal Registration

June 16th – August 19th

One Day: $200 One Day: $250
Two Days: $250 Two Days: $300
Cancellation policy: If you have to cancel your registration, please notify us as soon as possible. Refunds will only be given up to August 19th, and there will be a cancellation fee of $50. Any Questions? Contact amy.kolinsky@sd27.bc.ca.

Monday, August 26th

Focus will be on Pre A, Emergent, and Early Lessons

Tuesday, August 27th

Focus will be Transitional and Fluent Lessons, as well as Comprehension Strategies

*Everyone is welcome at either, or both, days. It will depend on the range of skills in your room/school.

The cost for the Summer Institute will be covered for School District 27 Employees. Look for the ticket specific to School District 27!


Jan Richardson, Ph.D., often called America’s leading expert in guided reading. She is a former teacher (K-college), reading specialist, Reading Recovery® teacher leader, and designer of staff development.

Ms. Richardson is currently an author and education consultant, providing school districts with customized professional development workshops and classroom demonstrations. With electrifying wit and wisdom, Jan leaves audiences, informed, motivated, and inspired.

Dr. Richardson’s best-selling Next Step Collection includes The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading, The Guided Reading Teacher’s Companion: Prompts and Discussion Starters, Next Step Guided Reading in Action, and Next Step Guided Reading Assessment, co-authored with Maria Walther.

Together with Michele Dufresne of Pioneer Valley Books, Dr. Richardson developed Literacy Footprints: A Complete System for Supporting Guided Reading, which has lesson cards that follow her Next Step framework.

Her newest book, Next Step Forward in Reading Intervention, written with Ellen Lewis, is based on Jan’s work and introduces a proven and powerful short-term intervention that quickly accelerates striving readers. Her next project is a book on guided word study coauthored with Michele Dufresne (release date: October 2019).

Event Information

Location: Cataline Elementary School Gym. Please use the doors located in front of the parking lot. These will take you directly to the gym doors.

Parking: At the school, and lower lot by bus loop. Overflow parking is possible at Nesika Elementary, Columneetza Secondary School, and on the street (Western).

*Tea, coffee, snacks and lunch will be provided. Please state your dietary requirements when you register. We are an environmentally aware event! Please bring your own water bottle and travel mug.



$109.00 a night, full breakfast included.

Best Western

$119.00 a night, includes a continental breakfast, pool and hot tub. They will hold rooms until July 1st.

There will be vendors at event! And, door prizes!