Leading Literacy Change

  • K-5

The odds of improving student literacy increase dramatically when engaged and informed leaders drive and support the high-fidelity implementation of research-based literacy programs. Key to changing student outcomes are building and sustaining teacher capacity using assessment of the current state of schools literacy; strategic action planning; and data-based implementation of core, supplemental, and intervention programs that are accompanied by effective leadership activities. 

Leading Literacy Change addresses:
    ▪  Strategies for effectively planning a literacy initiative
    ▪  Choosing instructional materials and using assessment data 
    ▪  The value of multi-tiered instruction and literacy block scheduling
    ▪  Determining professional development needs for teachers
    ▪  Clarifying roles and fostering collaboration among team members
    ▪  Developing an effective assessment framework and interpreting data
    ▪  Sustaining, and continuing to build upon, the initiative’s progress
Sopris Webinars 
Bringing It All Together: Using Data to Inform Instruction
Presented by coauthor:
Sandra Jones, Ed.D.
60 min.
original broadcast: 9/27/2012