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Saturday, January 30 • 9:00am - Sunday, February 28 •11:59pm
121 - On-Demand: Shifting from a Basal to Responsive Literacy Instruction in K-8

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Our district shifted our thinking from, what will we adopt this cycle to what materials support our ideology about how students learn to read. Our literacy coaches made it possible.


Bernadette Gallegos

5-6 Grade Literacy Coach, Portales Municipal School District
Bernadette has dedicated her time in education working with students aging from Kindergarten to Grade 6. Her knowledge around high expectations and ability to motivate students to do their best is her expertise. She joined the Portales literacy team in 2018 and her willingness to... Read More →

Lynne Walker

Kindergarten Literacy Coach, Portales Municipal School District
Lynne Walker has extensive knowledge and wealth of experience in Kindergarten education. Lynne has been a Kindergarten classroom teacher and a Kindergarten Literacy Coach and Interventionist for over 20 years. She brings sunshine to her students and the teachers she mentors.

Sara Hunton

Coordinator of Curriculum and Instruction, Portales Municipal School District
Sara Hunton has educators at the heart of her work in education. Throughout her experiences, as a student, teacher, literacy coach, mentor, and administrator she has developed an empathic understanding of the gap between the desire to want to meet all students at their current reality... Read More →

Bridget Segovia

Grade 1 and 2 Literacy Coach, Portales Municipal School District
Bridget Segovia began her experience in Special Education and developed a deep understanding of working with readers who were struggling. She advanced her experience through Reading Recovery training and continued sharing her knowledge as the grades 1 and 2 Literacy Coach. Bridget... Read More →

Amy Horton

Grades 3-4 Literacy Coach, Portales Municipal School District
Amy Horton has extensive teaching experience working with upper elementary students and through her training has developed a gift of eliciting deep and thoughtful oral and written responses from her students. Amy's leadership as a classroom teacher, generated a professional path that... Read More →

Saturday January 30, 2021 9:00am - Sunday February 28, 2021 11:59pm EST