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Rebekah Kapfer

Rebekah Kapfer

Assistant Director of Outreach and Communication

What I like most about my role within the Center is…

The people! I really admire how everyone in the Center is dedicated and passionate about the mission—supporting educators in ensuring equitable literacy outcomes for all students.

What I believe in

I believe in teamwork, taking risks, and staying curious.

Previous work highlights

I’ve worked across numerous sectors, from emerging companies to large international institutions, to develop growth strategies and execute outreach campaigns that build brand value and increase stakeholder engagement.

Favorite book

The Design of Everyday Things, by Donald Norman

Fun fact

I love scuba diving, dogs, traveling, and throwing pottery. Not necessarily in that order.


BS. Business—Marketing, Ball State University

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Featured Blog Posts

February 26, 2021 Irene Fountas, Director

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

January 8, 2021 Center News

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December 18, 2020 Center News

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