Gretchen Courtney & Associates, Ltd. uses a comprehensive planning process to ensure quality professional development. Every professional development plan is designed to meet the specific needs of the school or district. Our six-step process for professional development in literacy addresses all aspects of instruction, assessment and learning.
For more than twenty years, Gretchen Courtney & Associates, Ltd. has created innovative presentations, workshops, and professional development projects across North America. GCA associates are experts in the literacy field, as well as experienced teachers, delivering engaging professional development sessions packed with research-based information, classroom artifacts and anecdotes.
Gretchen Courtney is an experienced Title 1 reading specialist and an accomplished author and presenter in the field of literacy instruction. She has written many books including her popular title, Nonfiction Literacy. Gretchen’s Comprehension Keystone series for grades K – 12 is used in districts nationwide. She is currently working on a Keystone series for writing.