We offer multiple, flexible options for implementation support. Use our downloadable training tools and/or engage in the live events that best meet your needs.

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Explore our free professional development kits and resources.

Our Implementation Guides include a multitude of free resources, most of which were specifically designed to support and strengthen implementation of the Core Knowledge Sequence or Core Knowledge Language Arts (CKLA). You will find links to turnkey professional development kits, video presentations, related reading resources for educators, tools and templates for planning and instruction, links to alignments, and much more!

Sequence Tools   CKLA Tools 

Contact a Core Knowledge Licensed Professional about school-based training.

Are you looking for on-site support? A Core Knowledge Licensed Professional (CKLP) will travel to your school to provide professional development suited to your needs and interests.

Contact a Licensed Professional

On-site Professional Development Options


  • Getting Started with the Preschool Sequence
  • Supporting Language Development
  • Assessment and Planning to Meet Children’s Needs
  • Phonological Awareness, ABCs, and More
  • Scientific Reasoning and Knowledge
  • Movement, Coordination, and Music
  • Mathematics and Number Sense / Orientation in Time and Space
  • Diagnostic Visit


  • Curriculum Mapping with the Core Knowledge Sequence
  • Teaching, Learning, and Assessment: Meaningful Instruction
  • Domain-Based Unit Writing
  • Diagnostic Visit

CKLA Professional Development

If you are specifically interested in support for Core Knowledge Language Arts (CKLA), please contact our publishing partner, Amplify. Call (800) 823-1969 or click the button below.

Contact Amplify for CKLA Professional Development

Participate in upcoming events hosted by the Core Knowledge Foundation.

Upcoming Events

2019 On-site Opportunities

Does your school or district have ten or more leaders interested in participating in the Core Knowledge Leadership Institute? Please contact us to learn more about how this professional development opportunity can be brought to you.

Annual Core Knowledge Leadership Institute

Learn what it means to implement Core Knowledge with fidelity and how to cultivate this approach within your school community. The Institute is a great opportunity to network with other Core Knowledge Leaders and to learn about our newest resources.

Topics include the Core Knowledge approach, implementation planning, resources, effective teaching, parent and community involvement, and high-leverage leadership strategies.

Learn More About the Institute 

Still have questions?

Contact us! We would be happy to answer your questions about our professional development offerings or supporting tools.

Are you ready to join the Core Knowledge Community?

It uses tools like Facebook Groups and Pinterest Boards to give teachers a place to share their ideas and resources, ask questions, learn from each other, and connect with other schools teaching Core Knowledge.

Learn More and Join the Conversation