Literacy Coaching


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In response to the need to support adolescents as they acquire and use literacy in and out of school, many districts in the United States are hiring "literacy coaches" to lead school-based professional development of subject area teachers in middle and high schools. In a project supported by the Carnegie Corporation, the International Reading Association has joined with the National Council of Teachers of English, the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, National Council for the Social Studies, and the National Science Teachers Association to delineate standards for what effective literacy coaches must know and be able to do.

Learn more about the Literacy Coaching Standards

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