Follow-Up Coaching

We offer follow-up coaching to provide a refresher and ensure your team is teaching the Heggerty curriculum with fidelity.

Coaching Overview

In order to provide customized ongoing professional learning support for teachers who have participated in a live webinar or On-Demand PD, we offer a live follow-up webinar with a Heggerty literacy specialist.

This webinar may include, but is not limited to:

  • Using the fidelity checklist & teacher self-check for lesson instruction
  • Implementing the lessons in whole and small group instruction; modeling of lessons in later curriculum weeks
  • Providing error correction and ways to scaffold support for learners
  • Guiding coaches and administrators as they support implementation of the Heggerty PA lessons
  • Monitoring student progress with lessons


1 hour


Live online


Up to 500 people


Starting at $750 for 50 attendees

Our Specialists

Alisa VanHekken

Alisa VanHekken

Alisa is an experienced teacher and Reading Specialist. Alisa taught Kindergarten, 1st grade, and provided reading support services as a Reading Specialist. She holds a master’s degree is Reading and Literacy, along with an ESL endorsement and an administrative endorsement. Alisa was trained in the phonemic awareness curriculum by Dr. Heggerty himself, and worked closely with him for over six years. Alisa began working at Literacy Resources, LLC in 2013 and serves as the Director of Consulting Services.

Marjorie Bottari

Marjorie Bottari

Marjorie is an experienced teacher, Reading Specialist, Reading Coach, and Elementary Administrator. She has had the opportunity to work with a variety of grade levels, ranging from Pre‑K–8. Marjorie has earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from Elmhurst College, a Master’s Degree as a Reading Specialist from DePaul University and a Master’s in Educational Leadership and Administration from Benedictine University. Marjorie had an opportunity to work with and learn from Dr. Michael Heggerty, who served as her mentor when receiving her administrative degree.

Erica Suarez

Erica Suarez

Erica is an experienced teacher and Instructional Literacy Coach.  She has had the opportunity to work with a variety of grade levels ranging from K-5, teaching in Mexico and the United States.  Erica has earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education with a Spanish major from Western Washington University, a Master’s degree in Bilingual Education from the American College of Education, and a Master’s degree in Literacy from Judson University.  Erica is passionate about dual language education and believes in providing all students with the early foundational literacy skills that they need to be successful.

Oh my God, it was the best PD we've ever had! All the teachers were complimenting me afterward, which doesn't always happen. The trainer was marvelous and the teachers were really engaged.

Tammy Halfacre,
Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District,

The support that you get from Alisa and Marjorie is excellent. They understand reading very well, and they have mastered this part of literacy. They make it very accessible.

Russell Washington,
School District of Philadelphia

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