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Five Tips for Ensuring the Success of Literacy Coaches and Teacher Leaders

May 13, 2021 Cindy Downend, Assistant Director, Literacy Programs

Investing in building the expertise of the teachers in your school is one of the most lasting decisions a leader can make.

Tags: Coaching

Kids, Books, and Anti-Racism Series: The Quest for Joyful and Equitable Literacy Learning Continues with The Minor Collective!

May 5, 2021 Kass & Cornelius Minor

The Minors have designed a few frameworks and strategies to make the work doable and supportive for all people involved in literacy learning

Literacy Collaborative 2021 Virtual Cohort

April 29, 2021 Center News

The 2021 Literacy Collaborative cohort will be held online through a combination of live, interactive sessions and on-demand learning. Participants apply what they learn and receive job-embedded coaching from Lesley University faculty as part of their coursework.

A Tribute to Robert Slavin

April 27, 2021 Center News

On Saturday we unexpectedly lost a giant in the field of research and literacy education, Bob Slavin. We are heartbroken to lose this esteemed colleague and friend.

Tags: Latest News

Present Students with Books that Affirm their Identity

April 22, 2021 Center News

In our recent Kids, Books & Anti-Racism workshop with Dr. Sonja-Cherry Paul, she graciously shared a selection of picture books from her bookshelf.

Tags: Teaching

Amplify the Impact Of Your COVID Relief Funds

April 20, 2021 Latest News & Information

Successful school improvement and accelerated student growth depends on the professional expertise of your team. We actively partner with PreK-8 schools and districts to help them make the most use […]

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January 25-26 & March 14-15, 2024

Leading for Literacy: What Every School Leader Needs to Know

In this 4-day training for school principals and administrators, learn how to support literacy teaching in grades K–6.

9:00-11:30am & 1:00-3:30pm (EST)
October 30 - December 23, 2023 (Fall Term II)

Linking Assessment to Teaching: Reading, Writing & Word Study

In this 8-week online graduate course, teachers develop skills in systematic observation and analysis of student reading, writing, and language behaviors in order to plan effective teaching to meet student needs.

October 30 - December 23, 2023 (Fall Term II)

Acquiring Coaching and Teacher Leadership Expertise

In this 8-week online graduate course, you’ll better understand your role as a literacy coach or teacher leader in a school.

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