Spread the Word: K-3 Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy MAISA, GELN's Early Literacy Task Force, and the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) are offering two K-3 Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy Institutes on August 6th - 9th, 2018 in Novi, MI and September 24th -27th, 2018 in Grand Rapids, MI. To learn more follow this link.