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Professional Development 

Adolescent Literacy

Comprehensive Literacy for Adolescent Student Success (CLASS)

Early Literacy Learning in Arkansas (ELLA)

Effective Literacy (ELF)

Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)

Reading Recovery

Strategic Instruction Model (SIM)®


General Literacy Resources

Common Core State Standards for ELA 


Literacy PD Support Staff

Debra Boerner, Reading Recovery Teacher Leader/Literacy Specialist

Judy Fields, Literacy Specialist

Penny Ezell, Literacy Specialist

Donna Rush, Literacy Specialist

Tina Storm, Program Secretary: Business Education