S.P.I.R.E.® Workshops

Get unprecedented results with K-8+ struggling readers!

Two ways to experience a S.P.I.R.E. Workshop:

Open Enrollment


Attend one of our nationally scheduled workshView Scheduleops, open to individual registration. Find a location near you and register online, or call us at 800.435.7728 ext. 6109.

  • Read about the differences between the one- and two-day formats

    Both formats provide you with extensive information on S.P.I.R.E.’s powerful, effective instruction and 10-Step Lesson structure. You will leave either workshop with a better understanding of your struggling students’ instructional needs and how to best address them. With a two-day workshop more time is available to touch upon more in-depth instruction, such as sound production or syllable division.

Bring a S.P.I.R.E. Workshop to your school or district! Formats can be customized based on your staff's experience and student population.
E-mail us at SPIREWorkshop@schoolspecialty.com or call 800.435.7728 ext. 6109 to explore how we can meet your group needs.

Our S.P.I.R.E. workshops lead you through the explicit, systematic instruction needed to develop skilled readers. We demonstrate instruction in phonological awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, spelling, and comprehension all within a carefully designed format based on how struggling students learn.

Workshop topics include:
  • Characteristics of students with reading difficulties and their instructional needs
  • How to place your students at the appropriate instructional level
  • Integrating multisensory instruction seamlessly
  • Understanding the impact of scope and sequence on skill acquisition
  • Assessment and progress monitoring
  • And much more!

  • Click here to learn more about the S.P.I.R.E. intervention program and to download free sample lessons