Annual Family Literacy Workshops


Participating School Sites should host an Annual Family Workshop to help families support their child’s reading and writing at home. PLEASE READ the Family Workshop Instructions before planning your event!!!

Forms to Complete

CALI Reads offers districts $500 per school site to offset costs. To qualify, sites must submit the following to CALI Reads:


Family Workshop Coordinator

To organize the event, each school site’s Site Implementation Team is encouraged to identify a Family Workshop Coordinator to:

  1. Identify a Family Workshop topic
  2. Identify a Family Workshop presenter
  3. Disseminate event information to parents
  4. Collect the Event Sign-in sheet and Survey


Family Workshop (and Teacher) Middle School Literacy Skills Presentation Slides

The Site Implementation Team can select any literacy topic of their choosing. CALI Reads offers the following three presentations designed for use with parents:

  1. Important Reading Skills for Middle School Students (English/Spanish)
  2. Learn to Read Long and Difficult Words (English/Spanish)
  3. Learn Important Vocabulary Words (English/Spanish)

CALI Reads is a project funded by the Office of Special Education in partnership with the California Department of Education, Special Education Division. The project is coordinated and administered through the

Napa County Office of Education
1450 Technology Lane, Suite 200 Petaluma, CA 94954
Fax: 707-762-1438 | e-mail:

Napa County Office of Education
U.S. Offic of Special Education Programs
California Department of Education

The contents of this website were developed under a State Personnel Development Grant (SPDG) from the US Department of Education (CALI/Award #H323A170011), Project Officer, However, the contents of this site not necessarily represent the policy of the US Department of Education and no assumption of endorsement by the Federal government should be made.


Last updated: 03/31/2020