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Reading Recovery Teacher Training
A graduate-level training for Reading Recovery teachers and teacher leaders.
Lesley University is a University Training Center for Reading Recovery, a school-based intervention program for first-grade students who are struggling with reading and writing.
- Literacy Coaches & Teacher Leaders
- Classroom Teachers, Interventionists & Specialists
Reading Recovery is a school-based professional development model and is available to educators who:
- Currently work in elementary schools and can teach Reading Recovery for 2.5–3 hours per day, five days a week
- Have access to an approved, regional Reading Recovery training site
- Works in an affiliated school with administration that is committed to implementing Reading Recovery as its first-grade literacy intervention
Approved Reading Recovery Teacher Training Sites provide you:
- The training necessary to become a certified Reading Recovery teacher
- The Reading Recovery teacher training application
- Find a Reading Recovery Teacher training site near you
As a Reading Recovery Teacher in-training, you will:
- Participate in a weekly, graduate-level course taught by a registered Teacher Leader for a full academic year at an approved, district-level training site
- Work with at least four Reading Recovery children daily and fulfill other district-prescribed roles
- Observe your peers, and teach Reading Recovery lessons for your peers to observe
- Gain experience describing teacher-student behaviors and developing moment-to-moment decision-making skills to inform your instruction
- Work with your school principal and other teachers to establish school teams to monitor the Reading Recovery implementation
- Participate in ongoing Reading Recovery professional development led by your site’s Teacher Leader
At the conclusion of the year-long training, you will:
- Receive eight graduate credits from Lesley University
- Be a certified Reading Recovery Teacher