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Summer 2021: Online Graduate Courses

April 8, 2021 Summer 2021 Online Graduate Courses

Take your career to the next level, whether you are working in a remote setting or socially-distanced classroom!

SUMMER 2021: Professional Development Literacy Educators and School Leaders

March 26, 2021 Center News

Make the most of your summer! Check out these literacy professional development opportunities.

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Learning to Read is Complex: No Reading Program is an Alternative to Teacher Expertise

February 26, 2021 Irene Fountas, Director

As a literacy teacher, your understanding of the composite of competencies that are characteristic of effective reading and writing and how they change over time will set the pathway for your teaching.

Our Top Posts from 2020

January 8, 2021 Center News

Now that 2020 has come to a close, we are reflecting on some of our most read and revisited blog posts from the year.

$3 Million Gift Endows Dr. Gay Su Pinnell Fund for Reading Recovery®

December 18, 2020 Center News

Dr. Gay Su Pinnell generously endowed Lesley University with a $3 million gift to support the Center for Reading Recovery® and Literacy Collaborative within the Graduate School of Education. As a longtime collaborator with our director, Irene Fountas, Pinnell has more than three decades of partnership with Lesley.

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Case Study: William Ellery Channing Elementary School

December 8, 2020 Official Center News & Updates

Learn more about the Channing School’s partnership with the Center for Reading Recovery and Literacy Collaborative began in 2014 when the school was identified by the Massachusetts Department of Education as a turnaround school.

Upcoming Professional Development

Customized Literacy Professional Development

Customized workshops, trainings, and institutes for your school or district.

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Kids, Books & Anti-Racism Series

This series is designed to confront social injustices that contribute to the race- and poverty-related opportunity gap by promoting access and equity for all children through literacy.

May 17-July 11, 2021 (Summer Term I)

Shared Leadership for School Improvement

In this 8-week online graduate course, learn how to get everyone in their school on the same page about literacy.

Online Graduate Course

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