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Professional Development The single most important factor in students' literacy success is skillful, informed teaching. All of Fountas and Pinnell's books, resources, and systems are deeply rooted in teacher professional learning. Student achievement rises dramatically when teachers work in climates of collegiality and continual improvement. Partner with Fountas & Pinnell Professional Development to transform teaching and learning.

Explore our professional development offerings below and our professional development resources in the Library Icon Resource Library .

Fountas & Pinnell Professional Development Delivered by Heinemann

On-Site PD (All Virtual Fall 2020)

On-Site PD

Hire Fountas and Pinnell Experts to Consult Virtually at Your School

Virtual School-Based Seminars are developed by Fountas and Pinnell and delivered by expert consultants selected and trained by the authors.

Off-Site PD (All Virtual Fall 2020)

Off-Site PD

Join in a Virtual One-Day Workshop or Multi-Day Institute

Each year, educators from around the world join Irene C. Fountas, Gay Su Pinnell, and their consultants, in multi-day professional learning institutes and at one-day workshops, and leave with new energy and understanding that will inform their teaching all year. New virtual PD events are posted on as soon as they are open for registration.

Online PD

Online PD

Get Professional Learning Delivered Online to Your Desktop or Tablet

Leading edge online offerings deliver round-the-clock access to Fountas and Pinnell—and author-trained consultants who present quality instruction on the most crucial topics of our time.

On-Demand Mini-Courses (developed by the Lesley University Center for Reading Recovery and Literacy Collaborative) provide a self-paced option to explore the foundational ideas behind Fountas and Pinnell’s work.

Webinar Series consist of four interactive sessions that include discussions with Fountas and Pinnell-trained consultants, video demonstrations, and course materials.

University PD

University PD

Lesley University
Lesley University, Cambridge, MA
Melissa Fasten
Phone: 800-999-1959 ext. 8693


Ohio State University
The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Diann Guy
Phone: 614-292-7893
Email: or