Directed by Irene Fountas, the Center is a leader in literacy professional development for teachers and administrators, literacy interventions for struggling readers and writers, and comprehensive school programs for PreK–8.
Directed by literacy expert and author Irene Fountas, the Center's training and programs are consistently linked to student achievement — including improved reading, writing, and language skills, and more positive student/teacher perspectives on literacy instruction.
Our professional development offerings can help you guide your students in meeting and exceeding the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts. We offer literacy professional development for educators on the Lesley campus in Cambridge, Mass., at locations off campus, and our faculty can come to your school district to deliver professional development for groups of teachers and administrators.
Literacy Collaborative — A Literacy Coaching and School-Wide Improvement ModelBased on the work of reading experts Irene Fountas and Gay Su Pinnell, Literacy Collaborative is a comprehensive, school-wide program that provides a framework, training, and ongoing support for school-based literacy coaches, teachers, and leadership teams. We are a university training site for the Literacy Collaborative model.
Professor, Director of Center for Reading Recovery and Literacy Collaborative
Intermediate and Middle School Literacy Collaborative Trainer
Literacy Professional Development in Cambridge
Literacy for All Conference
On-Site Literacy Professional Development at Your School
Research and Outcomes
Guided Reading in a Primary Classroom
Guided Reading in an Intermediate or Middle Classroom
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Center for Reading Recovery and Literacy Collaborative
The Center for Reading Recovery and Literacy Collaborative
Phone: 617.349.8424 or 800.999.1959, ext. 8424
29 Everett Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
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