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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.

Education

BS. Business—Marketing, Ball State University

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Featured Blog Posts

October 8, 2021 Genevieve Arcovio & Rhonda Precourt, Literacy for All 2021 Speakers

Accountability for Independent Reading In-Person or From a Distance

Whether we are teaching in person or from a distance, the following are suggestions that will allow you to partake in genuine meaningful conversations about books and learn more about your students as readers.

September 29, 2021 Melissa Stewart, Literacy for All Conference 2021 Speaker

Tips & Tools for Nonfiction Read Alouds

When it comes to nonfiction read alouds, there’s no rule that says you have to read every single word!

September 22, 2021 Mark Weakland, Literacy for All 2021 Speaker

Extra! Extra! Repeated Reading Builds Fluency

Repeated Reading is the specific (and thus capitalized) routine pioneered by researcher Jay Samuels.