CraftPlus Professional Development Options
Capstone Classroom offers a variety of professional development options. All are specialized to meet the school’s or district’s needs.
Telephone and E-mail Support
The lead teacher or program facilitator receives free e-mail and telephone support for the life of the program.
Teachers can be trained with interactive webinars at a rate of $199 per hour. The format can be used for small school kick-offs, grade-level orientation, troubleshooting, or to train school writing leaders.
Trainers work with school leaders to design six-hour training sessions to fit faculty schedules. Sessions can include lectures, demonstration lessons, small-group or grade-level groupings, and general writing workshop information.
CraftPlus offers on-site (at your school) professional development training tailored to meet your writing instruction challenges.
Half-day implementation starts at $1,900
Full-day implementation starts at $2,900
Full-day implementation includes all expenses for as many as 35 teachers.
As many as 50 teachers may participate for an additional fee of $49 per participant.
Additional consecutive full-day sessions qualify for a discount of 25 percent.
One full-day implementation training for CraftPlus is included as part of a district-level sale of four or more schools, even if that sale occurs over a year’s time. Training takes place at a single location on a single date. Long-term district support for teachers or trainers is priced according to each project.
Customized Follow-up Training
Half-day, multiple-visit, and other customized training options can be developed to suit school and district needs. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
to learn more.
Writing Workshop Professional Development
Prices for full-day, interactive workshops are $2,900 per day, all trainer expenses included, for up to 35 participants. Additional teachers are $49 each, up to 50 total per trainer. Long-term district support for customized writing workshop training packages can also be developed to meet learning expectations. Each course includes a professional writing resource. All PD courses can extend from K-8.
Writing Workshop 101: How to Teach Writing with Target Skills™
This full day of training helps teachers and trainers understand how to effectively teach writing craft with Target Skills™
and manage the writing workshop effectively.
Writing in the Content Areas
This full-day interactive workshop demonstrates key strategies that exploit the potential to use writing for comprehension and assessment in content-area studies.
Writing Workshop: Summer Intensives
Help design single- or multi-day training in writing workshop, Target Skills
teaching, writing workshop techniques, and writing for reading. Projects priced individually.