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Welcome!

Current coaches can find resources and other helpful information on this page.

All materials are intended for use by Reading Seed coaches.

Announcements for Current Coaches: 

  1. The new school year has begun. If you have not already signed up for a Reading Seed Kick-Off, please do so today! Once you attend, Program Coordinators can begin creating a schedule for you. Click on the “Returning Coaches” section on the left.
  2. Professional Development opportunities and coach resources have been updated on the website as of 8/2/2016.

Reading Seed Coach Resources

General Resources

Session Resources Preparation Suggestions and Resources Coaching Logs and Student Surveys
School District Calendars   Skill Building Games and Activities Packet First Coaching Session Suggestions  Click Here to submit your Daily Coaching Logs 
RS Coach Agreement Writing Activities Handout  Top 10 Tips for your First Session 2016-2017 Blank Coaching Logs
Reading Seed Coach Profile to give to teachers  All About Me Graphic Organizer and All About Me Robot  Tips for the First Month with your Kindergarten Student 2016-2017 SAMPLE Coaching Logs with Explanation
 2016-2017 Calendar of Events and Reminders  RS Categorized Book Lists Alphabet Games for Kindergarten Reading Seed Instructions for submitting Coaching Logs

Additional Support for Coaches

We want our volunteers to feel fully supported throughout the school year so in addition to Professional Development workshops the Reading Seed Volunteer Manager and Trainer is available to provide coaches one-on-one meetings and observation of coaching sessions. To schedule a meeting or an observation, please e-mail Jessica at JDennes@Literacyconnects.org.

Also, for those coaches who wish to learn about the content of a Professional Development workshop but are unable to attend, we can email the presentation materials to you. To receive the materials, please email Jessica at JDennes@LiteracyConnects.org. 

Other Resources

  • Professional Development Workshops for Coaches                                                                                                                                                         
  • Lending Library: With over 19,000 books available to Coaches, the Lending Library is a great place to look for books that match your students’ interests and reading abilities. Follow this link to access the Lending Library’s online catalog.  For more information, please view the Lending Library FAQ.
  • Free Book Area: We have a collection of gently used free books and we encourage coaches to give each student one new book  every week to help encourage independent reading. By the end of the school year, your student will have their own private library they can feel proud to share with others.