District and 
School Leaders

School leaders are key to the literacy achievement of all students. Get support in developing a literacy model that inspires educators and students.

Literacy Coaches 
and Teacher Leaders

Train to become a literacy coach/teacher leader and support your colleagues in teaching literacy. Build a strong understanding of instructional coherence in literacy and develop the capacity to support and facilitate the continuous professional growth of your colleagues in teaching literacy.

Classroom Teachers, 
Interventionists 
and Specialists

Experienced and informed teaching is important to students’ literacy success. Our offerings help you guide your students in meeting and exceeding the state standards in English Language Arts.

Over 30 Years of Academic Excellence in Literacy Learning

The Center for Reading Recovery & Literacy Collaborative at Lesley University has been engaged in thirty years of innovative, research-based, system-wide educational improvement efforts. We are focused on a single mission—to ensure that every child has the opportunity to live a literate life. 

Under the leadership of our founder Irene Fountas, we have been working with educators in school systems to improve children’s literacy.

30 Years

of experience improving
childhood literacy

50,000+

educators served from
across the nation and
around the world

Millions

of children’s lives
improved through literacy

November 14, 2022 Nikki Drury, Literacy Trainer

Creating Effective Anchor Charts in Your Minilessons 

Anchor charts have many benefits for learners of all ages. Here are three characteristics about creating effective anchor charts that will support your students in developing a strong sense of ownership in their learning.

October 9, 2022 Gravity Goldberg, Author & Consultant

Developing Empathetic Thinking

Author and consultant Gravity Goldberg shares four ways you can work on developing your own empathetic thinking and also support this in students.

October 4, 2022 Wendy Vaulton, Associate Director for Reading Recovery and Early Interventions

A is for Assessment: Considerations for linking assessment and instruction

How do we uncover the kinds and degrees of support that will be most effective for individual students? Our best shot starts with assessment that is authentic, asset-based, actionable, and anti-racist.