Courses, Workshops, and Lectures

The Southport CoLAB offers a variety of opportunities for educators, parents and community members to engage in professional development, lectures and workshops. Below is a list of our current offerings. Check back often for new offerings.

Current Offerings


Not able to attend a session on the day specified? The Summer Series for Educators is now available On-Demand! A recording of the session will be available 2 days after the live session. View it when you like for 2 weeks after you receive the link. Looking for PD hours? Fill out a simple form after you have watched the workshop and receive a certificate. For more information or to register for an on-demand summer session course:

Register for on-Demand Summer Sessions Here

Virtual Summer Session courses are being offered to educators from title one schools for free. If you work in a title one school and would like to register for one or more of our workshops this summer please contact Suzanne Lang using your school email. 

Interested in learning how to use educational technology to enhance your structured literacy lessons? The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) is now offering the session done by Theresa Collins & Sharon Plante, Technol-OGy: EdTech to Enhance Structured-Literacy Instruction for free! Watch it here.

If you are interested in our Free Reading Screenings you can learn more here

Cancellation Policy:  
In the event that The Southport School closes for weather or other unexpected events, class will be canceled.  Under those circumstances, the instructor will contact trainees as soon as possible via e-mail or text; Southport’s closings are available on Facebook, Twitter, NBC-30, News-12, and  For the most part, Southport follows Fairfield public schools for weather-related closings.