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Connecting with School Staff about Literacy

Professional contact between your program staff and school-day literacy leaders — like reading specialists, reading coaches, special education teachers or the library media specialist — promotes the healthy transfer of ideas, information and skills. Most likely, the schools your students attend have a very clear mandate about developing literacy skills.

Schools typically have a wealth of information about the reading and writing abilities of the children they serve. Your staff can become better prepared to support literacy development by engaging in dialogues about good reading and writing practice and identifying individual or small group needs that can be used to inform your planning.

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Literacy

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Literacy