Keys to Early Writing Coach Training

Keys to Literacy Event

Training Dates are February 3 & 16!


Live, Virtual Professional Development

Advanced training for building or district level individuals to become a peer implementation coach/facilitator for the Keys to Early Writing for grades K-2. The training includes a deep review of the program and coaching skills.

Prior attendance at a Keys to Early Writing initial training is a prerequisite for Peer Coach Training.


Virtual-Live Format: The trainer will use Zoom video conferencing to deliver this training in an interactive format, using features such as breakout rooms, chat, and Google shared documents.

Training Description

This two-day workshop is for peer coach/facilitators who want to provide support to teachers who have been trained to implement instructional practices from Keys to Early Writing. This includes: using mentor text, engaging a community of writers, stages of the writing process, drawing/labels/lists, sentence writing, paragraph writing, the three types of writing, writing from sources.

Day 1 (Thursday, February 3, 2022)

The goals for this day are to help you understand and define your role as a peer coach, provide coaching techniques and resources, and offer suggestions for promoting implementation of Keys to Early Writing instructional strategies.

Day 2 (Wednesday, February 16, 2022)

The goals for this day are to clarify any questions you have about the instructional practices, and to help you become an “expert” in Keys to Early Writing so you will feel confident helping teachers with implementation.  The trainer will review key details about each component of the program.

Daily Schedule

The online participation schedule will be as follows (times are EDT):

8:45-9:00 Sign in, extra help with Zoom Meeting

9:00-10:30 Session 1 (90)

10:30-10:45 Break

10:45-12:15 Session 2 (90)

12:15-12:45 Lunch

12:45-2:00 Session 3 (75)

2:00-2:15 Break

2:15-3:30 (75)

Total Delivery time: 5.5 hours (per day)

View Printable Brochure/Registration Form or Register Below.

We recommend that pairs or teams of teachers from the same school participate at the same time.


*Registrations received after January 14 cannot be guaranteed a book in time for the training.



  • If you cancel 3 days or more prior to training, you will be issued a full refund.
  • No refunds will be issued for "no shows" or cancellations within 72 hours of training.
  • Substitutions accepted.

Who Should Participate

Any grades K-2 educator who is interested in providing peer coaching.


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Keys to Early Writing Coach Training (February 3-16, 2022: Virtual)
February 3-16, 2022: Virtual
$ 399.00


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During this time period when onsite, face-to-face training and coaching is not possible, we offer multiple options for accessing our literacy PD content and instructional practices.

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