• Science of reading
  • Research-based instruction and assessments
  • Components of literacy instruction
    • Phonological and phonemic awareness
    • Phonics
    • Vocabulary
    • Fluency
    • Comprehension
    • Content literacy instruction
  • Comprehensive Literacy State Development (CLSD) grant support
  • Curriculum support, including Missouri learning standards and priority standards
  • Data-driven instruction 

Instruction and intervention

  • Dyslexia statute
  • Annual professional development
  • Screening mandate and progress monitoring
  • Screening data collection and reporting
  • Reaching and teaching students with characteristics of dyslexia, levels 1-4
  • Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (LETRS)
  • Use of data to support instructional decisions
  • Classroom supports for students with reading difficulties
  • CLDS grant support

Kindergarten through grade 3

  • Comprehensive Literacy Implementation
  • Reading Rockets Resources
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • English Language Arts Network
  • CLDS Grant Support
  • Assessment of Phonological Awareness

Kindergarten through grade 12

  • Content literacy
  • Curriculum and instruction
  • Multidisciplinary literacy
  • Comprehensive literacy
  • CLDS grant support
  • Adolescent literacy acquisition
  • Embedded literacy
  • English language arts networ


Emily Brown
ELA K-12 Consultant

Heidi Newlon
Dyslexia, CLSDG Specialist

Julie Stevenson
K-3 Literacy Consultant