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, MA, at locations off-campus, and our faculty can come to your school district to deliver professional development for groups of teachers and administrators.
Assistant Director of Intermediate/Middle Grades Literacy Initiatives
Primary Grades Trainer
Literacy Professional Development in Cambridge
Literacy for All Conference
On-Site Literacy Professional Development at Your School
Online Literacy Courses K-8
Graduate Certificate in Developing Systematic Language and Literacy Expertise K-8 (Online)
Graduate School of Education
Guided Reading in a Primary Classroom
Guided Reading in an Intermediate or Middle Classroom
Research and Outcomes
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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Read our two blog posts by Irene Fountas regarding text levels:
Text Levels: Tool or Trouble? (October 2013)
More on Text Levels: Confronting the Issues (October 2015)
We sponsor an annual Literacy for All conference each October/November. Read about the conference, and how we have been working to help every child succeed for more than 25 years.