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 summarizes the nine recommendations listed in the Lead for Literacy Center’s Leading for Pandemic Recovery Brief: Strategies to Support Accelerated Reading.

Videos & Webinars

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

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In this Explore the Elements video, we describe how progress monitoring assessments help determine which students are on track to meet their goals, which targeted and intensive interventions are effective, and when to make an instructional change to better meet student needs.

Resource Repository

Recommended websites, downloads, and videos from reliable sources.


Assessment Practices within a Multi-Tiered System of Supports.

MTSS Center

This step-by-step resource can help teams as they consider their desired outcomes, needs and priorities, and tool selection for screening within MTSS.

Reading Rockets

This checklist provides a quick and research-informed way to determine how you can best promote an effective home literacy environment

News & Events

04/07/2022 - 10:30am

Join the Lead for Literacy and PROGRESS Centers to discuss resources and supports for the development and implementation of high-quality, literacy-focused educational programming.

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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.

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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