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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

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

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

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

May 5, 2021 Kass & Cornelius Minor

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

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

April 29, 2021 Center News

Literacy Collaborative 2021 Virtual Cohort

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.