Read Well Training

Leadership, Teaching, Training, and Coaching

Presented by Marilyn Sprick, Read Well K-2 Lead Author

Click here to download flyer and registration form.

June 17–20, 2019
Portland, OR

This training is both for leadership teams and individual
teachers who wish to teach reading well and meet the needs of all learners in the Read Well K-2 curriculum.

  • Check-in and continential breakfast: 7:30 am to 8:30 am
  • Monday through Wednesday: 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
  • Thursday: 8:30 am to 1:30 pm


Gen Ed Teachers: Everything was appreciated—rationale, research, connections, and the emphasis on diagnostics.Our questions were delightfully fielded and concerns addressed with poise, humor and expertise. We are committed to implement with fidelity and rigor. • I loved the “why” behind the reading components. •  Great examples! I am totally inspired to teach well!

Reading Specialist and Interventionist: I appreciated the knowledge base, connections with research, and real-world applications. Every person was involved and learning; a continued passion for literacy was instilled in each session.

Administrators: Style of presentation—easy to follow and learn from. Genuine, supportive and oh so knowledgeable. • So much to take back and help the teachers that I work with in teaching the program with fidelity—excellent strategies for helping our struggling students.

The $775 REGISTRATION FEE includes:

  • Three and a half days of training with lead Read Well author Marilyn Sprick
  • Continental breakfast and buffet lunch eah day of training
  • A training manual on Read Well Instruction for you to use for review when teaching or in training and coaching
  • Access to a website where you can download PowerPoint presentations, reproducible materials, and videos


  • Reading Well With Read Well: Can We Make a Difference? Beginning the diagnostic process
  • Getting Started: Management
  • Placing and Scheduling
  • Mastery-Based Small Group Instruction • Before Reading, During Reading, After Reading
  • Monitoring Progress: Diagnostic Teaching—Trends and Intervention
  • Pacing, Double Dosing, Jell Well Reviews
  • Taking It Back Home to Colleagues and Kids

Attendance at this highly valued annual workshop is limited
and has been wait-listed every year for the last several years.
Registrations will be taken on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Click here to download a registration form. Fax completed
forms to Safe & Civil Schools at 541-345-6431 or email to


The Read Well seminar will be held at the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront in Portland, Oregon. A limited number of rooms are available at a special reduced rate. Please wait until your registration is confirmed before you reserve hotel rooms.


Marilyn Sprick


Marilyn Sprick is the lead author of Read Well K–2Read Well Spelling and Writing Conventions 1 and 2, and Read Well Composition 1. With more than 35 years in education, Marilyn has been a general education teacher, special education teacher, and Title I learning specialist.

For additional information about Read Well, as well as training tips and hints, visit the Read Well Teach Well website.




Graduate-level professional development credit for attendees of training sponsored by Safe & Civil
Schools is available through Brandman University’s Extended Education department.

Before registering with Brandman, please
check with your district and/or state program to ensure that these credits will be accepted.

Register for credit through Brandman’s Special Topic Exploration independent study option. Credits awarded will be based on coursework. Cost ranges from $150 to $400, depending on credit units.

After registration, students will complete a project that demonstrates their ability to apply the strategies they learned during the training. The project will then be evaluated for credit.

For additional information regarding registration and transcript questions, please contact
Brandman University, 800-632-0094.

Contact Safe & Civil Schools for more information.