Essential Practices for Disciplinary Literacy Instruction in the Secondary Classroom




Date: Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Time: 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM (registration starts at 8:00 AM)


Host Location:

Wayne County RESA - Boyd Auditorium


Site Locations:

Alpena-Montmorency-Alcona Educational Services Agency

Calhoun Intermediate School District

Clare-Gladwin Regional Educational Services Agency

Lenawee Intermediate School District

Muskegon Area Intermediate School District

Ottawa Area Intermediate School District

Saginaw Intermediate School District

Copper Country Intermediate School District

Delta Schoolcraft Intermediate School District

Dickinson Iron Intermediate School District

Eastern Upper Peninsula Intermediate School District

Gogebic Ontonagon Intermediate School District

Marquette Regional Educational Services Agency

Menominee County Intermediate School District


Select location during registration.


Audience: Instructional coaches, central office administrators, building administrators, and teacher leaders, as well as Intermediate School District Consultants and Administrators.




The registration period has closed for this event.


Registration is $25.00.


Payment via Credit Card is required.


Registration is open through 3/6/2020 11:15 AM


Regional One-Day Institute Featuring Dr. Elizabeth Moje and Dr. Darin Stockdill from the University of Michigan



This professional learning event will be open to instructional coaches, central office administrators, building administrators, and teacher leaders, as well as Intermediate School District Consultants, institutions of higher education, and professional organizations that support mathematics, science, social studies, and English language arts instruction across Michigan. Learning will be facilitated by lead researchers Dr. Elizabeth Moje and Dr. Darin Stockdill, along with Disciplinary Literacy Task Force members, to strengthen and bring coherence to the work occurring around literacy in secondary classrooms. Participants are encouraged to attend the institute at any of the locations listed below. Remote sites will be hosted at ISDs across the state to connect with the learning virtually and will be facilitated by Disciplinary Literacy Task Force members. Wayne RESA is honored to host the presenters in-person, allowing a uniquely interactive learning opportunity for all that attend.


During this one-day institute, participants will:

  • Generate an initial understanding and awareness of disciplinary literacy and the Disciplinary Literacy Essentials document

  • Expand understanding of research around adolescent literacy needs

  • Experience a compelling vision of what this might look like in the classroom

  • Consider implementation within current context

About Us

The MAISD is a strong regional education service agency serving the public schools of Muskegon and parts of Oceana, Ottawa, and Newaygo counties.

Our primary mission is to provide the leadership, programs, and services that enhance the success of everyone we serve and it is our vision to be the premier source for quality educational leadership, programs, and services.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Cancellations must be made in writing to no later than seven (7) days prior to the start date of the workshop. Phone cancellations are not accepted. 'No shows' will be charged the full registration amount.

Inclement Weather Policy

In case of inclement weather, all events at the MAISD North Building will continue as scheduled unless the MAISD itself is closed. An announcement would be made through local media outlets, as well as the MAISD Facebook and the @MAISD Twitter, if the MAISD were to close due to weather.

In the event of a two-hour delay at the MAISD North Building:

  • Events beginning at 10:00 am or later will continue as scheduled.

  • Full-day events (those lasting at least five hours) scheduled to begin before 10:00 am will begin at 10:15 am.

  • Partial-day events beginning before 10:00 am will be canceled.

Exceptions to this policy will be communicated to participants via email at least 12 hours in advance of expected inclement weather.

Continuing Education

5.5 Professional Development Hours

5.5 SCECHs Available


Elizabeth Birr Moje, Ph.D, is dean for the School of Education at the University of Michigan, the George Herbert Mead Collegiate Professor of Education, and an Arthur F. Thurnau Professor in the School of Education. She is also a faculty associate in the Institute for Social Research and in the Latino/a Studies program. Moje began her career teaching history, biology, and drama at high schools in Colorado and Michigan. In her current research and community engagement work, Moje uses an array of methods to study and support young people’s literacy learning in Detroit, Michigan.

Darin Stockdill, PhD, has over 25 years of experience as an educator and has been a secondary English and Social Studies teacher, an education researcher, a teacher educator, and a curriculum developer. As the Instructional and Program Design Coordinator for at the Center for Education Design, Evaluation, and Research (CEDER) at the University of Michigan, Darin manages a range of instructional design projects and collaborates with other educators to design innovative learning experiences and resources.

Logo for Center for Education Design



For questions on this session, contact:

MAISD Registration Assistance