Early Bird Registration for the Learning in a Digital Age Conference is OPEN!

Featuring keynote speakers Maryanne Wolf, Ed.D. of Tufts University and Ernest Morrell, Ph.D. of Teachers College, Columbia University!
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Fall 2015 Workshops in Fitchburg!

Back to school and in need of professional development? We’re bring our Close Reading & Critical Thinking and Enhanced Core Reading Instruction workshops to Fitchburg!
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Intensive Close Reading Online Course Launches!

We’re offering this new intensive training as a graduate level course for credit through our partner, the Commonwealth Learning Online Institute.

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Closing the Achievement Gap in Connecticut

The HILL is a partner in the Connecticut K-3 Literacy Initiative and schools are already seeing tremendous growth in literacy results!
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HILL Online

Get the best professional development at your own pace and on your own time. Our Self-Regulated Strategy Development for Writing course is now available online for only $199/person!

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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.
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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 including Special Education, Administration, Speech Language Pathology, Reading, Early Childhood, English-Language Learning, Psychology, Technology, and Teaching. 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 build leadership teams, recommend curricula, train teachers and reading personnel, introduce evaluation methodologies and assessment systems, and provide support throughout the process to ensure success.

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How You Can Help

HILL for Literacy is a nonprofit dedicated to whole school change. Our goal is to teach every child to read by the end of the third grade. 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.
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