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Jennifer Serravallo School-Based Seminars

Invite a Heinemann consultant to your school to deliver custom PD planned by Jennifer Serravallo.


Custom Residencies

Custom Residencies

Developed by Jennifer Serravallo
Recommended Grade Level: Grades K - 8th

Jennifer Serravallo’s expertise in literacy instruction has been developed throughout her career as a NYC public school teacher and later when she joined the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project (TCRWP) at Columbia University. Through TCRWP, and now as an in-demand leader in literacy consulting, Jen has spent more than fifteen years helping teachers across the US and in Canada to create literacy classrooms... more>>

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Strategies for Comprehension

Strategies for Comprehension

Developed by Jennifer Serravallo
Recommended Grade Level: Grades K - 8th

Jennifer Serravallo’s expertise in literacy instruction has been developed throughout her career as a NYC public school teacher and later when she joined the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project (TCRWP) at Columbia University. Through TCRWP, and now as an in-demand leader in literacy consulting, Jen has spent more than fifteen years helping teachers across the US and in Canada to create literacy classrooms... more>>

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Strategies and Structures for Teaching Reading

The Reading Strategies Book

Developed by Jennifer Serravallo
Based on the PD resource, The Reading Strategies Book
Recommended Grade Level: Grades K - 8th

This seminar draws from Jennifer Serravallo’s resource The Reading Strategies Book, as well as her other popular titles about formative assessment, conferring and small group instruction. The PD day will begin with exploring the hierarchy of reading goals and quick and practical ways to use a variety of formative assessments to discover which goal is right for each reader in the classroom. more>>

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Strategies and Structures for Teaching Writing

The Writing Strategies Book

Developed by Jennifer Serravallo
Based on the PD resource, The Writing Strategies Book
Recommended Grade Level: Grades K - 8th

Drawing from Serravallo’s The Writing Strategies Book, this seminar will help participants to understand a variety of writing genres and modes, writing process, behaviors, skills, and qualities of good writing. Then, participants learn how to go beyond writing checklists and tips that tell writers what to do, and instead learn how to craft explicit, clear strategies that show children how to do it. more>>

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A Crash Course in Reading and Writing Strategies

The Reading and Writing Strategies Books

Developed by Jennifer Serravallo
Based on the PD resources, The Reading Strategies Book and The Writing Strategies Book
Recommended Grade Level: Grades K - 8th

Based on The Writing Strategies Book and The Reading Strategies Book, this seminar will help participants understand how to find goals for their readers and writers and how to support them over time as they work toward those goals. In the morning, participants will … more>>

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