FAQ for Professional Development Title I and Title III Programs

FAQ for Professional Development Title I and Title III Programs



Frequently Asked Questions



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You can find answers to many of your questions below. Simply find your question, and click on the question to reveal the answer. If you have any further questions, we’d love to hear from you. Send your email inquiry to: info@latinoliteracy.com

You can find answers to many of your questions below. Simply find your question, and click on the question to reveal the answer. If you have any further questions, we’d love to hear from you. Send your email inquiry to: info@latinoliteracy.com


The workshop is held in English. However, the program materials for working with parents are all bilingual.

The program can be implemented bilingually, in English or Spanish.

Teachers and parent educators who are planning to implement an effective literacy program for Latino parents.

We recommend having at least 3 people per school trained. The most successful teams have been a teacher from the school, a parent coordinator and a parent leader.

Yes. We will be happy to go directly to your district site to train a minimum of 15 candidates. There is no additional charge for this service.

The workshop gives you a cultural competency foundation for successfully working with Latino families and a step-by-step curriculum (including E.S.L. curriculum) that provides everything needed to implement this literacy program. Upon completion of the workshop, the trained facilitator will know exactly how to provide the program and can begin working with parents immediately.

No, it is a copyrighted program. Once trained, though, you will be eligible to facilitate all of The Latino Family Literacy Project™’s developmental programs. The curriculum binder is not reproducible and each trainee will sign a copyright agreement that protects the copyright of the program.

Yes, it is a reading program based on carefully chosen books that take the social, cultural and linguistic knowledge of Latino families into consideration.

The Literacy Materials Box contains all materials needed for the daily activities that are part of the literacy program. Please contact our office for a complete list of materials.

You need to know the payment policy of your district. We accept Purchase Orders, credit cards or checks. You will have until 30 days after the workshop to pay your balance due. However, we also recognize that it takes a while to process payment and will work directly with the contact person upon registration.

Yes, The Latino Family Literacy Project™ supports Standards regarding word analysis, fluency and systematic vocabulary development, reading comprehension, literacy response and analysis, and listening and speaking strategies. It helps young readers achieve and succeed, as promoted in The No Child Left Behind Act.

Yes, The Latino Family Literacy Project™ provides its facilitators with an Evaluation tool to be submitted after the program has been completed.

In the analysis of the evaluations for the Family Stories Program, 94 % of the respondents said that due to this program, the parents in the program accomplished the following:

  • Read more often and established a reading routine with their children
  • Enhanced their own literacy and English-language vocabulary skills
  • Observed their children’s reading skills and development.

Yes, you will qualify for teacher support and eligible to sign up for free parent-handouts on our website.

Yes, a person only needs to be trained once in order to implement any of our programs. The step-by-step curriculum will be included with the purchase of books.

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