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Upcoming Institutes & Professional Development

Professional Development Opportunities


CIM Summer Institute 2017

An Introduction to the Comprehensive Intervention Model (CIM) Small group instruction K-8

This 3-day institute will assist school teams in planning and providing evidence based and tailored interventions for reversing learning difficulties. Sessions will provide an overview of several small group instructional approaches including Guided Reading Plus, Interactive Writing and Comprehensive Focus Groups aligned with core curriculum within a Multi-Tiered System of Supports. 

Dates: July 25-27, 2017   9:00am - 3:30pm

Location: National Louis University, 850 Warrenville Road, Lisle, IL -- First Floor Forum

Information including fees: CIM Summer Institute Flyer 2017

To Register for the summer institute: Click here

Lodging Information: Lodging Information

Handouts: Will be available July 2017

Graduate credit (2 hours) through National Louis University will be available with additional tuition fee.
For additional information 2017 CIM Graduate Credit Information
To register for the graduate credt course: Click here

Complete the required information and about half way down when it asks for course information enter CRN Number 1: 60718 and Term 1: Summer 2017 then click “look up course” to populate the course number, course title and credit hours.  Be sure to scroll to the bottom of the page and check the box indicating that you have read and agree to the terms and conditions and hit “submit form” to complete your registration.  You will receive an email indicating that your registration information was received and will be processed by an NLU advisor.  If you do not receive this email the registration process may not have been completed or the email is in your JUNK folder or you entered an incorrect email.  Please contact Rebecca Olsen ( if you have any questions.

Please contact Rebecca Olsen at if you have any questions.



CLM Summer Institute 2018

An Introduction to the Comprehensive Literacy Model (CLM) K-8 Schools and Classrooms

This 3-day institute will introduce school teams to the Comprehensive Literacy Model, an evidence based school improvement framework for Multi-Tiered Systems of support (MTSS).  Sessions will introduce school teams to a workshop approach for differentiating instruction across the curriculum, improving instruction through job embedded coaching, effective professional learning communities and assessment systems. Each day will end with school team planning time.

Check back Winter 2018 for additional event details! 

Dates:  Summer 2018‌

Registration: Will be available Spring 2018

Handouts: Will be available Summer 2018

Please contact Rebecca Olsen at if you have any questions.



 July 2015 Handouts:

CIM School Plan Blank Form

CIM 2015 Children's Book List

July 2015 Pictures:

 2015 CIM SI Picture 1 from CPS Attendee. ‌ SI CIM 2015 Picture 4: Tracee Farmer & Attendees

2015 SI CIM Picture 2: Tracee Farmer & Attendees
2015 SI CIM Picture 3: Tracee Farmer & Attendees


Please contact Rebecca Olsen at if you have any questions.


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    122 S. Michigan Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60603
    (888) 658.8632
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    (888) 658.8632
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    (888) 658.8632
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    (888) 658.8632
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    (800) 366.6581
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