Be GLAD® is a professional development organization in the area of language acquisition and literacy employing Project GLAD® model and strategies. We take teaching theory and transform it into incredible practical teaching activities.


Two Ways To Train

In Person Training

In-Person Training

In Person Training
  • 2-day research and theory workshop
  • 4 or 5-day demonstration
  • BeGLAD elite coach support
  • Strategy exercises, variations, and more!
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Online Training

Online Training

In Person Training
  • Become a master teacher in less than 6 weeks
  • 40+ videos of theory and research
  • 60+ videos of live classroom demonstrations
  • Complete the course on your own time & pace.
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Success By The Numbers

GLAD training has been proven to be effective in all classrooms. The numbers speak for themselves.

  • High School Standardized Test Pass Rates
  • k-5th API Growth
  • 1st Grade Reading level Growth

High School Standardized Test Pass Rates


k-5th API Growth


1st Grade Reading level Growth

  • I love how Be GLAD incorporates art and science and social studies content into teaching high-level vocabulary and the increased teamwork among students

    Jessie Pedilla2nd Grade Teacher
  • Be GLAD has opened up a whole new world of teaching for me. It just makes sense and helps reach so many learners. I have noticed a difference. I wish I had learned to Be GLAD long ago.

    Trixia Herrera3rd Grade Teacher
  • Be GLAD has helped me plan to meet and integrate standards. The backwards planning really supported my understanding of how to plan to meet all social studies and science standards (and to integrate literacy into it). It has also made learning more visual for my students.

    Hope Mwaniki2nd Grade Teacher

Endorsed by Marcia Brechtel

We are proud of and honored to be the only organization, public or private, to have the exclusive endorsement and official approval of both creators of Project GLAD®, Marcia Brechtel and Linnea Haley.

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