Lead for Literacy Framework

A guide for improving teacher implementation of evidence-based literacy practices within an effective, schoolwide multi-tiered system of support.

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Literacy Leadership Briefs

Research briefs, infographics, and guides with essential information that can be applied to your school or district.

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This infographic introduces the continuous improvement model.

Videos & Webinars

Webinars and videos about evidence-based literacy practices that support school & district leaders.

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Sponsored in partnership with NAESP, this recorded webinar discusses types of progress monitoring data that inform reading instruction and review the quality indicators of useful data and assessments.

Resource Repository

Recommended websites, downloads, and videos from reliable sources.

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What Works Clearinghouse

Resources by the WWC that are specifically related to ways to implement the recommendations from their practice guides for distance, remote, or hybrid learning.

Professional Development and Job-Embedded Collaborative Learning
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Lead for Literacy

This document provides “Leading Lessons” for school leaders. It discusses the Lead for Literacy Center’s framework and the role of instruction to support student word recognition and language comprehension. Resources for professional learning, the observation of literacy instruction, and use of guiding questions to support school teams is also provided.

Instruction and Intervention
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National Center on Intensive Intervention (NCII)

This module introduces the Taxonomy of Intervention Intensity and describes how it supports the DBI process by providing explicit guidance on how to select and evaluate validated reading intervention programs to best meet students' needs.

News & Events

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01/20/2021 - 11:24am
Learn about our recent work with the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP).
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11/23/2020 - 3:10pm

Read this Leading Lessons article written by Lead for Literacy staff for the National Association for Elementary School Principals’ (NAESP) Principal magazine.

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10/12/2020 - 3:35pm
Watch this recorded session, sponsored in partnership by NAESP, in which presenters from the Lead for Literacy Center demonstrate how an action planning tool can be used by school leaders.

About Us

The Lead for Literacy Center is a partnership among literacy experts, education leaders, university researchers, and technical assistance providers, with funding from the United States Department of Education.

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