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Metro RESA English Language Arts

Welcome to the Metro RESA English Language Arts resource pages.  We look forward to serving you!

                       For more information about professional learning opportunities for your school or district,                                  contact Kelley York or Dr. Erika Tucker, Metro RESA K-12 ELA Specialists.

Welcome to Metro RESA K-12 English Language Arts

Welcome to Metro RESA’s K-12 English Language Arts resource pages. The K-12 English Language Arts specialists plan, coordinate, and deliver all courses, workshops, endorsements, and training events for Metro Regional Educational Service Agency (MRESA). Metro RESA offers regularly scheduled courses/events, on-site professional learning options, and quarterly job-alike meetings.  Additionally, Metro RESA offers custom-designed professional learning as determined by data to meet identified goals and needs of districts and/or individual schools. Metro RESA is committed to building the capacity of all educators in the metro area through courses, workshops, collaborative consortia, and other activities. In addition to these opportunities, we offer the P-12 Reading Endorsement, along with eleven other endorsement options. More information can be found at under the Endorsements tab.

Overview of Metro RESA K-12 ELA Specialist Service Offerings

  • Staff learning for administrators, instructional coaches, teachers, paraprofessionals, and substitute teachers
  • Collaborative consortium for district-level English Language Arts leaders through job-alike meetings
  • Resource and informational updates through communication platforms and website resource pages
  • Consultative assistance in various areas of English Language Arts curriculum and instruction by request
  • On-site professional learning (Email  or for more information and to schedule):
  • Custom-designed professional learning to meet school or district-based needs


  • Select from the 2023-2024 menu of K-12 English Language Arts on-site professional learning options*

*Metro RESA K-12 English Language Arts Menu of On-Site Professional Learning Options

On-site professional learning is available upon request. Professional learning options for K-12 English Language Arts are listed in the menu below but are not limited to these offerings. Specialists are also able to conduct on-site professional learning that is customized to meet district or school building needs. Email the Metro RESA ELA Specialists to learn more at or 

  • Georgia's K-12 English Language Arts Standards
  • Foundational Literacy
  • Evidence-based Approaches for Literacy Instruction and Practices
  • ELA Workshop Model (Reading or Writing)
  • Small Group Instruction for Reading Intervention and Enrichment
  • Writing Instruction for Multiple Purposes
  • Academic Moves for Literacy
  • Disciplinary Literacy
  • Visual Literacy
  • Learning through Writing across the Content Areas
  • Vocabulary Strategies that Build Transfer