Full-Day Seminars

Read Naturally StrategyRead Naturally’s highly effective programs develop students' fluency, support vocabulary, and promote comprehension using the powerful, research-based Read Naturally strategy. Our seminars, taught by nationally recognized educators, will help you set up a new Read Naturally program—or maximize the effectiveness of your existing program—to help students improve their reading skills and test scores. 

Read Naturally StrategyYou Will Learn...
  • The importance of attaining fluency and how fluency directly correlates with comprehension.
  • To combine the research-based strategies of teacher modeling, repeated reading, and self-monitoring of progress to significantly improve fluency, support vocabulary, and promote comprehension in developing readers.
  • To identify students who need a fluency intervention.
  • To individually place students in appropriate reading levels in Read Naturally and to set appropriate reading-rate goals.
  • To adjust students’ reading levels and goal rates in Read Naturally to accelerate their reading achievement.
  • To motivate students to become excited about reading.

You will receive...

  • The information and skills necessary to accelerate the reading achievement of your students.
  • Seminar packets including research, stories and guidelines for placement, program implementation tips, and a bibliography.
  • Your choice of one of the following self-study options:
    • Read Live users: Read Live Hands-On Training Workbook
    • Encore/ME users: Read Naturally Encore Teacher's Manual
    • SE users: Read Naturally SE Self-Study Course

You will receive...

Registration and coffee
8:30–10:00 Overview of the Read Naturally strategy & supporting research
Planning & setting up; placing students
12:00–1:15 Lunch (on your own)
1:15–2:15 Implementing the steps; monitoring student performance
2:25–3:30 A walk-through of the strategy

Includes a seminar packet, placement packet, self-study materials for the Read Naturally program you will be using, and your choice of one of Read Naturally's programs (see "You Will Receive" tab for details)


Includes a seminar packet, placement packet, and self-study materials for the Read Naturally program you will be using (see "You Will Receive" tab for details)

To register by mail or fax, complete this printable registration form:
Mailing address:

Read Naturally Inc.
1284 Corporate Center Drive, Suite 600
Saint Paul, MN 55121

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If you are paying by credit card, you can also register by phone:
  • 651.452.4085
  • Toll-free: 1.800.788.4085

Search will be done by "City" or "State".

Date Title Location Instructor
Jun 11, 2015 Tulsa, OK Hilton Garden Inn—Tulsa Midtown
Tulsa, OK
Sandra Strong
Jun 16, 2015 Cleveland, OH DoubleTree by Hilton—Cleveland East/Beachwood
Beachwood, OH
Bill Barley
Jun 23, 2015 Salt Lake City, UT Hampton Inn—Salt Lake City/Sandy
Sandy, UT
Bev Andrews
Jun 25, 2015 Tallahassee, FL Hampton Inn & Suites
Tallahassee, FL
Barb Denbow
Jun 30, 2015 Atlanta, GA Holiday Inn Express-Peachtree Corners
Norcross, GA
Barb Denbow
Jun 30, 2015 Austin, TX Renaissance Austin Hotel
Austin, TX
Sandra Strong
Jun 30, 2015 Lansing, MI Radisson Hotel—Lansing at the Capitol
Lansing, MI
Bill Barley
Jul 9, 2015 Orange County, CA Holiday Inn—Irvine South/Irvine Spectrum
Lake Forest, CA
Gail Adams
Jul 14, 2015 Omaha, NE Omaha Marriott
Omaha, NE
Carol Ann Kane
Jul 14, 2015 Annapolis, MD Country Inn & Suites By Carlson—Annapolis
Annapolis, MD
Sarah Jane Schonour
Jul 15, 2015 Concord, NH Courtyard—Grappone Conference Center
Concord, NH
Elaine Balum
Jul 21, 2015 Denver, CO Holiday Inn—Denver East/Stapleton
Denver, CO
Kristi Vincent
Jul 23, 2015 Nashville, TN Hilton Garden Inn—Nashville Airport
Nashville, TN
Barb Denbow
Jul 29, 2015 Sacramento, CA Hilton—Sacramento/Arden West
Sacramento, CA
Gail Adams
Aug 13, 2015 Milwaukee, WI Courtyard—Milwaukee/Brookfield
Brookfield, WI
Carol Ann Kane
Sep 22, 2015 Portland, OR Courtyard—Portland/North Harbour
Portland, OR
Dr. Jan Hasbrouck
Sep 22, 2015 Dallas, TX Holiday Inn—Dallas/Richardson
Richardson, TX
Sandra Strong
Sep 24, 2015 Orlando, FL Courtyard—Orlando International Drive/Convention Center
Orlando, FL
Barb Denbow
Sep 24, 2015 Cincinnati, OH Hilton Garden Inn—Cincinnati/Blue Ash
Blue Ash, OH
Elaine Balum
Sep 29, 2015 Seattle, WA Doubletree Suites by Hilton—Seattle Airport/Southcenter
Seattle, WA
Dr. Jan Hasbrouck
Sep 29, 2015 Phoenix, AZ Hilton Garden Inn—Phoenix Midtown
Phoenix, AZ
Bev Andrews
Sep 30, 2015 Rochester, NY Hilton Garden Inn—Rochester/Pittsford
Pittsford, NY
Elaine Balum
Oct 6, 2015 Kansas City, MO Courtyard—Kansas City at Briarcliff
Kansas City, MO
Carol Ann Kane
Oct 8, 2015 Twin Cities, MN Hilton Garden Inn—Minneapolis/Eagan
Eagan, MN
Carol Ann Kane
Oct 13, 2015 Raleigh, NC Four Points by Sheraton—Raleigh/Durham Airport
Morrisville, NC
Barb Denbow
Oct 13, 2015 Quad Cities, IA Hilton Garden Inn—Bettendorf/Quad Cities
Bettendorf, IA
Carol Ann Kane
Oct 15, 2015 Chicago, IL Holiday Inn—Chicago North Shore/Skokie
Skokie, IL
Carol Ann Kane
Oct 22, 2015 Boston, MA Crowne Plaza—Boston/Woburn
Woburn, MA
Sarah Jane Schonour
Oct 22, 2015 Lafayette, LA Hampton Inn & Suites—Lafayette
Lafayette, LA
Sandra Strong
Oct 22, 2015 Vancouver, BC Four Points by Sheraton—Vancouver Airport
Richmond, BC
Heather Baptie & Terry Dobson
Oct 28, 2015 Philadelphia, PA SpringHill Suites—Philadelphia/Plymouth Meeting
Plymouth Meeting, PA
Elaine Balum
Nov 3, 2015 Los Angeles, CA Hilton Garden Inn—Calabasas
Calabasas, CA
Kristi Vincent
Nov 4, 2015 San Jose, CA Hilton Garden Inn—San Jose/Milpitas
Milpitas, CA
Gail Adams

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