English Language Arts (ELA)
Educational Resource Services supports districts by providing expertise in instruction and leadership in English language arts (ELA) and literacy. Our services are designed to support district-wide implementation of the California State Standards and are anchored in the California ELA/ELD Framework. The ELA/ELD staff development and curriculum specialists provide professional learning, customized support, and instructional coaching for districts and schools.
3536 Classroom elementary (1)

Professional learning services and content coaching are available for multiple ELA needs and may include, but are not limited to:

  • Writer's workshop

  • Guided reading instruction

  • Building assessments to match literary standards

  • On-site instructional coaching for ELA and literacy

  • Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) for academic needs

  • Social and emotional learning (SEL) within literary texts

  • Improvement science coaching designed to maximize student achievement and decrease learning gaps

ELA Staff Development & Curriculum Specialists

Jenean Bray
(559) 651-3031 Ext. 3357

Timothy Budz
(559) 651-3031 Ext. 3353

Sandi Cahill
ELA/ELD Consultant
(559) 651-3031 Ext. 3358

Ryann Derington
ELA/ELD Consultant
(559) 651-3031 Ext. 3359

Marla Martin
(559) 651-3031 Ext. 3351

Tammy Milligan
(559) 651-3031 Ext. 3350

ELA Professional Learning Opportunities

Building a Strong Reading Foundation (Grades TK-2)

July 25 and August 30, 2022
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2022-2023 Readership Community of Practice

Multiple Dates - click for information

Make It, Take It!

September 27 and October 25, 2022
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Rethinking Adolescent Literacy

September 29, 2022 - Click for information

Conferring with Readers

October 27, 2022 - Click for information

Building Powerful Book Clubs

November 15, 2022 - Click for information

EL Strategies Through Text Connections

January 12, 2023 - Click for information

Fall in Love with Writing

February 21, 2023 - Click for information

Community and Family Literacy Engagement

March 9, 2023 - Click for information