Submit a Request for PL&D Consulting Services
Teacher quality is a hallmark of effective schools.  Targeted professional learning and development provides teachers the critical road map to high student achievement.  The Illinois Reading Council is a premier reading organization that offers Professional Learning and Development Consulting Services.  The IRC PL&D Consulting Services are available for onsite and technical assistance with tools and resources to match your school professional learning needs.

IRC PL&D Consultants are a group of highly qualified educators who utilize educational professionalism, understanding of the adult learner, and blends that with research-based teaching and student learning strategies. PL&D Consultants are informed by years of experience and subject matter expertise.  

IRC PL&D Consulting Services offer custom programs, exceptional engaging speakers, timely topics, and informative programs to assist you and your school and district faculty in reaching all your educational goals.

Sessions communicate a range of topics including but not limited to:

  • Common Core State Standards (CCSS)                                              
  • Vocabulary Development                                                                                
  • Questioning Techniques
  • Process and On Demand Writing   
  • Literacy Curriculum Support
  • Technology and Digital Learning
  • Literacy Intervention
  • Gifted and Accelerated Literacy Learners
  • Assessment Literacy
  • Seven Components of the Illinois Comprehensive Literacy Plan          

IRC PL&D Fee Schedule (includes all expenses):

  • Full day fee, 6 hours:  $2,000
  • Half day fee, 3 hours:  $1,250

Professional development clock hours are available for participants. 

For information about bringing high-quality professional learning and development to your district, school, or community at a very reasonable cost, please feel out the below PD&D Consulting Services Request Form.  Otherwise, please contact Laura Beltchenko, IRC Professional Learning Committee Chair, by email at [email protected] or Carrie Sheridan, IRC Executive Director, by phone at 309-454-1341.

Submit a Request for PL&D Consulting Services



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