Virtual PD That Anyone Can Attend!

  • Would you like to learn how to boost your students’ vocabulary development, academic language, reading comprehension, and writing skills – across all content areas?
  • Have you always wanted to learn the research-based ExC-ELL Model – but haven’t been able to find an institute near you?
  • Are you looking for ways to continue to hone your craft as an educator and/or earn professional learning credits?

NEW DATES just added! July 25, 26, & 27, from 5:00-7:00pm ET. See below for details.

Join us this summer for our 2023 ExC-ELL Institute!

The 2023 ExC-ELL Summer Institute is all virtual, and delivered in three modules. Each module will be offered at two THREE different times to fit your busy schedule!

Three Modules

The ExC-ELL Summer Institute consists of three 2-hour modules:

  • Module 1: Vocabulary
  • Module 2: Reading
  • Module 3: Writing

To learn the full ExC-ELL Model, attend all three modules!

See below for more information on each module.

What’s included?

Attendees of each module can expect:

  • A fun & meaningful 2-hour virtual professional learning session
  • Opportunities to interact with colleagues and practice the instructional strategies you are learning
  • A digital toolkit to help you take what you learn back into your classroom or school
  • The option to add on personalized job-embedded support via virtual coaching


  • Registration: $200 per module
  • Register for all three modules at once for only $500!


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Learn More About Each Module & Register Below

Module 1: Vocabulary

Learning Outcomes

Learn, experience, and practice strategies for:

  • Understanding the research behind vocabulary instruction
  • Preteaching vocabulary in minimal time for maximum impact
  • Integrating effective vocabulary instruction into daily practice
  • Selecting vocabulary to preteach
Schedule – choose one:

**NEW time being offered! Our May sessions were so well-received, we’re offering additional dates in July!**

  • NEW DATE: Tuesday 7/25/23, 5:00-7:00pm ET

  • Option 1: Thursday 5/11/23, 4:00-6:00pm ET

  • Option 2: Saturday 5/13/23, 10:00am-12:00pm ET

Module 2: Reading

Learning Outcomes

Learn, experience, and practice strategies for:

  • Integrating vocabulary with reading
  • Building comprehension during reading
  • Anchoring comprehension after reading
  • Engaging students in academic discourse and critical thinking
Schedule – choose one:
  • Option 1: Thursday 6/22/23, 4:00-6:00pm ET

  • Option 2: Saturday 6/24/23, 10:00am-12:00pm ET

  • Option 3 (NEW): Wednesday 7/26/23, 5:00-7:00pm ET

Module 3: Writing

Learning Outcomes

Learn, experience, and practice strategies for:

  • Teaching students to draft, edit, and revise writing in all content areas
  • Connecting vocabulary, reading, and writing instruction in all content areas
  • Creative ways to get students to write more – and enjoy writing
Schedule – choose one:
  • Option 1: Thursday 7/13/23, 4:00-6:00pm ET

  • Option 2: Saturday 7/15/23, 10:00am-12:00pm ET

  • Option 3 (NEW): Thursday 7/27/23, 5:00-7:00pm ET