English Language Arts/Literacy

The Professional Learning and Leadership Support Services (PLLSS) team supports schools and districts in instruction and leadership in English language arts (ELA) and literacy. We provide professional learning, customized support, and instructional coaching for Shasta County districts and schools.  Our services include, but are not limited to:

  • Professional learning based on the science of reading
    • Universal Screeners
    • Diagnostic Assessment
    • Structured Literacy
    • Phonemic Awareness
       
  • On-site instructional coaching for ELA and literacy
  • Universal Design for Learning (UDL) strategies in literacy
  • Social, Emotional, and Academic Learning (SEAL) within literacy texts
  • Support for Literacy/Instructional Coaches and Administrators
  • ERWC - The Calif. State Univ. Expository Reading & Writing Curriculum for certification of 9th-12th teachers (middle school modules will be ready for the 2023-24 school year)


 

photo of teacher and students with books in the library

 

 
Literacy Content Specialists
 

Stephanie Byars
Literacy Coordinator
sbyars@shastacoe.org
(530( 605 - 2678

Trudy Pellizzari
Director of District &
School Support
tpellizzari@shastacoe.org
(530) 605-2674

Kelly Rizzi
Director of District &
School Support
krizzi@shastacoe.org 

Professional Learning Opportunities