Teacher quality is a hallmark of effective schools.  Targeted professional development provides teachers the critical road map to high student achievement.  The Illinois Reading Council is a premier professional reading organization that offers a cadre of educators available for on-site training and technical assistance, tools and resources.  IRCPD utilizes the latest educational research and is informed by years of experience and subject matter expertise.

IRCPD offers custom programs, exceptional speakers, timely topics, and engaging programs to assist you and your faculty reach all your educational goals.

Sessions deal with a range of topics including:

  • Common Core State Standards (CCSS)                                              
  • Differentiation                                                                                 
  • Curriculum Support
  • Instructional Best Practice Supporting Teacher Evaluation    
  • Writing
  • Vocabulary
  • Project CRISS
  • Technology           

IRCPD Fee Schedule (includes all expenses):

  • 1-day fee-6 hours:  $1,500
  • 1/2 day fee-3 hours:  $750

Professional development clock hours (formerly known as CPDUs) are available.

For information about bringing high-quality professional development to your district, school, or community at a very reasonable cost, contact Carrie Sheridan, IRC Executive Director, by email at  [email protected] or by phone at 888-454-1341.