Teacher Training


Why train with CR Success?

Confidently teach research-based reading instruction with powerful tools that will engage and motivate your students.


Pre-K thru 1st Grade*
Classroom Teachers and Interventionists*

Schedule of classes:
(each class is one day)

  • Foundation I
  • First Steps

1st thru 5th Grade
Classroom Teachers and Interventionists

Schedule of classes: (each class is one day)

  • Foundation I
  • Foundation II
  • Foundation III

*First grade teachers and interventionists should take First Steps as well as the three days of Foundation classes, if they have students at the Beginning Reading level.


When and Where?

All classes are offered monthly. This allows participants to design a personalized schedule. We suggest that all classes be taken within a four month period. See calendar for available dates (scroll down).

CR Successs Learning offers training in the Denver area on a year-round basis. Specific location will be announced upon registration. To inquire about trainings outside of the Denver area, please contact tricia@crsuccesslearning.com.

*Every effort will be made to conduct workshops as advertised. However, CR Success reserves the right to cancel the workshop. If canceled, registrants will be notified at least a week in advance and fees will be fully refunded.


How to Register: Call 1-844-CRSUCCESS or Download Teacher Training Registration Form Questions? Contact cheryl@crsuccesslearning.com

Need Credit?

Credit is available through Adams State University. CRSL provides certificates that can be used for re-certification hours.



Expert Training for Expert Teachers

Teacher’s kits, used for training, must be purchased separately.



Foundations I


Theory of Reading Development, Linguistic Background, Magnetic Folder Lesson Framework, Concepts 1-4

Participants will learn the research behind best practices of teaching reading. The afternoon will focus on learning the Magnetic Folder lesson that is a common element in all CR Success programs. Closed syllables with consonant digraphs and trigraphs will be covered.



foundations III


Concepts 17, 18, 20, 22-24, Program Delivery

Participants will learn the phonetic concepts for uncommon vowel teams and variant consonants. The majority of the day will be devoted to the specific program selected by the participant (Level 1, Level 2, PRISM Reading) in order to learn the specialized components of each program, including assessment and implementation.



Cost:  $175 per 7.5 hour class
Early registration discount.

Download:  Teacher Training Registration Form


Foundations II


Concepts 5-16, 19, 21, Book Lesson

Participants will learn the phonetic concepts all six syllable types, basic morphology, and CR Success’ unique way to teach long vowel sounds and their patterns. Effective strategies for teaching vocabulary, comprehension, and fluency will be taught.



First Steps (Early Literacy)


Concepts of Print, Phonemic Awareness, Sound-Symbol Associations for 31 Phonemes, Alphabetic Principle, Guided Reading for Beginning Readers

Participants will learn the specific strategies and instructional procedures for the implementation of the First Steps Program.


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