The HILL is Now Offering DIBELS 8th Edition Workshops!

DIBELS 8th Edition is a battery of short (one minute) fluency measures that can be used for universal screening, benchmark assessment, and progress monitoring in Kindergarten – 8th grade.

Improve Instructional Practice with HILL Online

Get the best professional development at your own pace and on your own time. Our Close Reading for the Common Core and Self-Regulated Strategy Development for Writing courses are now available online for individuals and districts.

How the HILL Helps to Narrow the Achievement Gap in CT

The HILL is so proud to be a partner in the Connecticut K-3 Literacy Initiative where schools are already seeing tremendous growth in literacy results! Read on to hear the latest news about the initiative.

Give the Gift of Literacy

You don’t take reading for granted, and neither do we. You can help us make strides to end our nation’s literacy crisis.

Teaching All Children To Read


Who We Are

HILL for Literacy is an organization comprised of literacy experts who are staff and consultants from many fields in the education sector. We also partner with the some of the premier education research centers in the US.

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What We Do

We develop and deploy sustainable literacy programs in our nation’s schools using the best evidence- and research-based practices. We start at the top and provide support throughout the process to ensure success.

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How You Can Help

So many of us take reading for granted, but your support can have a tangible, meaningful impact on the lives of school children in HILL districts, and help us expand our reach to more schools and districts nation-wide.

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Makepeace Literacy Leadership Center

With a grant from the A.D. Makepeace Company, HILL for Literacy and the Carver Public Schools formed a partnership to provide professional development and support for literacy education for schools in southeastern Massachusetts. The Makepeace Literacy Leadership Center is used daily for a variety of literacy training and sharing activities. Since its inception, the center has trained over 2,000 teachers from more than 55 districts.