Are you looking for a professional development opportunity that’s practical, applicable, accessible, AND affordable?

Read Naturally is proud to partner with Keys to Literacy to offer a fantastic professional development opportunity for K to Grade 3 educators. The Keys to Beginning Reading course is customized for Read Live users, and provides the knowledge needed to teach the components of beginning reading. Educators will learn instructional practices that can be integrated with any reading curriculum. This course is accredited by the International Dyslexia Association’s (IDA) Center for Effective Reading Instruction and is tightly aligned with state literacy standards. With this course, you'll get the certification hours and the skills you need to be a highly effective beginning reading educator.

Why choose Read Naturally + Keys to Literacy for your professional development?

Keys to Literacy is a nationally recognized leader in the field of literacy professional development and its trainers have deep knowledge about research-based reading instruction practices. Read Naturally is an industry leader with 30+ years of delivering research-based solutions to millions of students worldwide. Providing top-notch support to reading teachers has always been central to our mission. We're thrilled to work together to give reading teachers unparalleled support and set beginning readers up for a lifetime of reading success.

How will the Keys to Beginning Reading course be offered?

K to Grade 3 educators have two options for taking Keys to Beginning Reading. 

OPTION 1: Live, virtual Delivery via Zoom meeting. Register here.

  • Session Dates: March 13 & 20       
  • Time: 8:30-3:00 EST       
  • Cost: $325/per person 

Participate in a two-day live training delivered by Keys to Literacy trainers using a virtual-live format (using Zoom meeting software). Participants will receive the Keys to Beginning Reading manual when they register.  The following modules will be explored over the two days:

  • Module 1: Reading Basics
  • Module 3: Phonological Awareness
  • Module 4: Phonics

OPTION 2: District or School Delivery

Keys to Literacy offers live-virtual or onsite professional development for building or district-based cohorts of up to 35 people. Please contact for more information.

Reserve your spot today for this incredible opportunity to become the best beginning reading educator you can be! We're honored to support you in this important work.