Presenter: Marilyn Sprick, Author and Consultant

Marilyn Sprick is the lead author of Read Well K–2, Read Well Spelling and Writing Conventions 1 and 2, and Read Well Composition 1. With more than 40 years in education, Marilyn has been a general education teacher, special education teacher, and Title I learning specialist. 

Each session lasts 3.5 hours, including a 30-minute break

Tuesday, August 2, 1 pm ET/12 pm MT/11 am CT/ 10 am PT
Wednesday, August 3, 1 pm ET/12 pm MT/11 am CT/ 10 am PT
Thursday, August 4, 1 pm ET/12 pm MT/11 am CT/ 10 am PT

All session participants will receive a training manual about Read Well instruction for you to use for review when teaching or in training and coaching. Materials will be sent to homes, so registration must be completed in time to mail materials.

To use a purchase order, please download and complete this registration form, then email to or fax to 541.345.1507 along with a copy of your signed PO.


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Focus: The mastery-based small group instruction in RWK Small Group, RW1, and RW2

Training will focus on how to accelerate all students as they work through the Read Well K-2 reading programs. Marilyn’s expertise will provide you with special tips on engaging high-risk readers (as well as those who learn to read with ease).

  • Appropriate placement
  • Pacing
  • Instructional delivery
  • Tips for keeping students engaged
  • Diagnostic-prescriptive teaching


Teachers, interventionists, coaches, instructional assistants, and administrators working with students in the primary grades


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  • Live virtual workshop will be conducted via Zoom. Please look for a confirmation email from Zoom upon order confirmation.
  • Course price is for a single registrant and included materials. Please include the email address and shipping address for each individual registrant during checkout.
  •  NOTE: By signing up for this workshop, you are agreeing that the session may be recorded and used in subsequent trainings. (Breakouts will not be recorded.) 
  • Graduate-level professional development credit is available for this course through UMass Global.
  • Questions about this course? Please email or call 866.542.1490.
  • Course texts will ship to arrive before July 29. Registration from Alaska, Hawaii, and outside the United States closes on July 3. Mainland U.S. registration closes July 25. Register on or before July 15 for best rate.
  • Cancellation policy: There will be a $25 processing fee for cancellations made before July 1, 2022, and a $100 processing fee for cancellations between July 1 and July 15, 2022. No refunds are possible for cancellations after July 15, 2022.
  • Marilyn Sprick

    Marilyn Sprick has been a general education teacher, special education teacher, and Title I learning specialist. As an educational consultant, Marilyn has provided training in literacy, curriculum adaptation, and collaborative instruction for thousands of teachers throughout the United States and Canada. Marilyn’s focus is on scaffolding and differentiating curriculum, explicit instruction, motivating students, and diagnostic prescriptive teaching. She is well respected for her ability to inspire teachers and translate research into classroom practice. As a literacy expert, Marilyn is the lead author of Read Well K-2 (a scientifically based early reading program) and The Third Quest—a reading intervention for adolescent struggling readers. Marilyn is also author of “Preintervention 2: Assessing and Adjusting Academic Support” in Early-Stage Interventions and a coauthor of Meaningful Work; The Tough Kid On-Task in a Box, part of the Tough Kid series; SMART Kids, a social skills curriculum for grades K-1; and First Step NEXT, a Tier 2 behavioral intervention for young children. Sign up here to subscribe to Marilyn Sprick's Newsletter for Literacy Nerds.