Get the training, tools, and materials to
Transform Your Students' Literacy Abilities

Accomplish what it is you intended

​​​​​​​ when you started out in this field...

​​​​​​​ making a lasting impact and changing lives forever.
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JOIN US & MAKE THE DIFFERENCE
We know you.

You're here to change the world.


But it gets exhausting carrying what feels like the weight of the world on your shoulders.

You change lives.

You help kids meet their potential.

But you don't have to do it alone,

​​​​​​​and you shouldn't have to reach burn out to get it done.
"I had reached burn out trying to pull together various resources and dozens of lessons and activities. Thank goodness you came along...I love how your structured lessons allow me to provide a more comprehensive approach for my students."
Kari Rambo, M.S. CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist
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​​​​​​​"Learners love the materials, lessons and games!  Struggling readers are empowered by the approach and gain confidence in themselves… quickly.   The best part about SMARTER Intervention is the ongoing support!"
Kristin Morrison, M.A.
Educational Therapist

Whatever you need, we've got you covered.

From print-and-go intervention activities...

to an EPIC done-for-you curriculum...

​​​​​​​ to comprehensive structured literacy training that gives you the step-by-step process you need to get results.


If you're looking to start or transform your literacy intervention - you're in the right place.
Step by Step Checklists
We will walk with you every step of the way from knowing which materials you need, to lesson outlines, to treatment goals, and activity selection so you can get lasting results for your students.
Print & Go Materials
No more hunting around looking for resources. You've spent enough time scouring Teachers Pay Teachers and Pinterest resources trying to pull together a cohesive and comprehensive lesson plan with activities that meet the diverse needs of your caseload - no more of that. Unless of course, you love doing that.
Ongoing Training Opportunities
Every month we have a new training opportunity. Check out our 2019 training calendar here! Even better - tell us what you need and we host a monthly training based on Member Requests!
Community
You don't need to do this alone, you don't need to feel stuck or frustrated. You don't need to feel like you're on a deserted island (not the good kind). You just need a group of people who have your back - who will problem solve right along side you.
You can do this.  

...even if you have no background in literacy instruction.

...even if you have no access to literacy materials for your caseload.

...even if you're exhausted with everything you are already trying to target.

Need Training?
Our Delivering SMARTER Intervention Training Program includes everything you need to know to create transformative results for your students...and it gives you the confidence you need.
Module 1 - The Why
Why Structured Literacy Changes Lives
Understand why Structured Literacy (Orton-Gillingham) changes lives and why this approach creates lasting transformation.

Understand once and for all what's so different and what all the hype is about.
Module 2 - Who
Who Benefits from Structured Literacy?
Understand who benefits from this systematic approach and how to identify different profiles of struggling readers.

Understand the different needs of diverse students including dyslexic, ELL, language impacted, attention, and beyond.
Module 3 - What
What Does It Look Like?
So now that you understand the hype and how to identify where your impacted readers will struggle...it's time to dive into what this evidence-based practice really looks like. 

Learn the components of a SMARTER framework to literacy intervention.
Module 4 - When
How to Differentiate for Different Ages
This literacy intervention framework looks different for preK readers, elementary readers, and middle school students.

In this module you will learn how to structure your intervention for each of these different age-groups so you can meet the needs of your population.
Module 5 - Where
Where Should This Be Implemented?
We use this intervention in a small group and 1:1 setting. However, we've also worked with schools who use this in the general education setting. 

This module walks you through how to provide a SMARTER Instructional Approach in each of these settings.
Module 6 - How
How on Earth Do I Actually Do This?
Finally, in Module 6 it all comes together and you will get a step-by-step guide for implementation with video guided examples - with real students.

​​​​​​​This is the tactical instruction where the rubber meets the road for you need to really bring this to life for your students.
Need a Curriculum?
It really is all done for you - take a look!
You are entirely capable of changing your students' lives through literacy intervention,

​​​​​​​and what's even better...

you don't have to do it alone.

Sometimes this field can feel - lonely.

But it doesn't have to, let us stand beside you.

Be a part of a community, a part of something bigger.

Need Resources & Community?
When you join our Intervention Insiders Membership Community you get access to hundreds of resources and a growing library of resources to help support literacy instruction.

​​​​​​​With games, activities, assessments, resources, and data tracking tools you will have everything you need to keep your students engaged and your lessons on track. 

Here are just a few examples of some of the resources (click each to see more)...
And there's more, we've got Early Literacy Bundles, phonics games that align to any OG-based curriculum, and a Monthly Members Only Master Class. Check out the 2019 Calendar here! Plus it's growing each month and we use Members' feedback to create new resources and training opportunities every month.
So we think it's pretty awesome, but don't just take our word for it...
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You went into this field because you wanted to change lives.
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But sometimes you doubt yourself...in spite of all your education and training - you wonder if you're actually making a difference at all, if you're doing it right or if you're missing something.

And what's worse?

You're up way later than you care to admit scouring Pinterest and Teachers Pay Teachers for resources trying to piece something meaningful together several nights per week.


Not anymore - you're done with that.

Okay, so how do I know if this is right for me?

Well, we're so glad you asked.
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Joining us as an Insider is the perfect next step if:
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You're ready to take your students to the next level - 
You value research-based intervention and you know your students desperately need help with regards to literacy but you're not quite sure where to even begin.
You're a "take action" type of clinician -
You value the theoretical perspectives and research articles that guide best practice but are looking for training or resources that can deliver on both the WHY (the science) and the HOW (the real-life application).
You're ready to expand your scope and help more students on a deeper level - 
You're a speech-language-pathologist, special educator, interventionist, or teacher looking to start or grow your research-based literacy knowledge in order to start a practice or serve your students in a new way.
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But, it's probably not for you if...
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You're looking for a quick fix that requires zero effort
While the Membership site has some pretty awesome print and go resources, our Intervention Insiders are engaged professionals looking for ways to transform lives through literacy intervention. We guarantee our program will provide you everything you need to deliver life-changing intervention, but it does take some work upfront, diving in and getting into the weeds a bit with us. We promise it will be worth it - but you have to be willing to get your hands a little dirty.
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You don't need literacy support
Literacy is our zone, it's all we do (okay maybe with exception of Executive Functioning resources because let's be real, we all need some of that) so if you aren't looking for systematic, structured literacy intervention support for impacted readers or spellers - you probably don't want to join us.
So no matter where you are...we have you covered.

​​​​​​​You don't have to do this alone, let us help you - we've spent YEARS and thousands of hours creating all of this so you don't have to.

​​​​​​​Join us - make your life easier, and add literacy to your "I'm a rock star" category, because face it - you are a rock star.
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that guarantee engagement!
that guarantees less time planning!
and get confidence in yourself,
your time back, engagement
and results ​​​​​​​for your students!
Not sure about which option is right for you? Or have questions you want us to answer directly before you feel comfortable making a decision?

No worries, join us for a totally free virtual "coffee" where we can help you determine the best option for you. And rest assured, if we don't 100% believe our program is the best fit - we will guide you in the right direction!

Schedule by clicking here!
Don't be the one who missed this opportunity!

​​​​​​​Have Questions? We've Got You.
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WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE CURRICULUM AND MEMBERSHIP SITE?
The membership site is designed to provide activities that support your current instruction - you can use these activities with other literacy programs or as an addition to your non-literacy related goals. These activities are great supplements to support what you're already doing. If you're looking for additional resources the Membership Site is perfect

The curriculum was designed as a Done-for-You resource you can use as your intervention - no additional prep or planning necessary. If you're looking for a comprehensive solution - the curriculum is the way to go!
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WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE CURRICULUM AND THE TRAINING PROGRAM?
The curriculum is fully scripted and is designed to walk you step-by-step through providing an evidence-based system to improve literacy scores with very little prep work.

​​​​​​​It assumes you have most of the background knowledge to understand why and how it works.

Knowing the WHY & HOW is covered in detail in our training program so you can error correct with confidence and have everything you need to implement flawlessly.
WHAT DO I GET WHEN I JOIN THE MEMBERSHIP SITE?
When you join the membership site you will be granted immediate access to hundreds of resources currently living in the site.

More resources are added every week. You will have access to all the activities and curriculum supplements until you cancel.

You also get access to our Monthly Membership Masterclass - just for our members.

​​​​​​​Check out our training calendar here!
IF I PURCHASE CURRICULUM RESOURCES OR THE TRAINING PROGRAM, DO I NEED TO PAY THE MONTHLY MEMBERSHIP?
If you purchase the Curriculum Resources you get access to the Membership Site for
free for 3 months!

If you purchase the Training Program you get access to the Membership Site for
free for 12 months.

After that, if you want continued access to the Membership Site - you can join for $24/month!
WHO BENEFITS MOST FROM THESE MATERIALS?
The curriculum and resources are designed to support struggling readers and spellers.

​​​​​​​While this program was specifically designed to support dyslexic students between Kindergarten and Middle School, it can be used to support any impacted reader and differentiated to support older or younger students.

In our training program we dive into the different profiles of struggling readers and what each needs to be successful.
WHAT TYPE OF BACKGROUND DO I NEED TO IMPLEMENT THIS PROGRAM?
The majority of our Intervention Insiders are Special Educators and Speech Language Pathologists.

​​​​​​​However, we also have a number of general education teachers, literacy interventionists, psychologists, and parents of struggling readers who have joined us as well!

​​​​​​​All that to say - YOU can do this, no matter your background. 
DO YOU ACCEPT PURCHASE ORDERS?

Yes! E-mail us at info@ascendlearningcenter.com to get started.

We offer group discounts and are more than happy to work with your company or school district.

Ready to submit your order? Fill out this form.

CAN I CANCEL MY MEMBERSHIP?
We would hate to see you go, but you can absolutely cancel your Monthly Membership at anytime by simply emailing us at info@ascendlearningcenter.com

If you purchased the Curriculum Resources or Training Program you will have lifetime access to those materials.
WHY IS THE TRAINING PROGRAM ONLY OPEN A FEW TIMES PER YEAR?
We want to make sure that you are 100% successful when you make this commitment. Therefore, we are committed to supporting our new trainees by offering 1:1 coaching and onboarding. Because we still work with students in our own clinic, we have to limit enrollment periods to make sure we can fully support you when you join!
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