This professional development program had as goal training a group of 20 faculty from the Politécnico Internacional, a 3-year job-training higher education institution in Bogotá, Colombia. The project involved five 4-hour long training sessions for faculty to given them tools so they could support their students in basic reading and writing skills. This support was needed for a national mandatory scholastic test required for students to graduate from any post-secondary education program in Colombia. This test is administered by the Colombian National Testing Agency (ICFES)