Literacy Matters is an outcome-oriented professional development service for teachers to develop the content knowledge and instructional expertise critical for improving student literacy.


What's Included:

10 or more professional development days with a Teaching Matters Literacy Coach. These days are customized based around your district/school needs which can include: workshops, coaching, web conference, etc.

Needs assessment with an aligned action plan.

Ongoing documentation with revisions made.

Impact report with student and teacher artifacts with recommended next steps.

Administrators Get:

Support in what to look for in an effective literacy lesson

A thought partner for your literacy initiatives

Final impact report

Teachers Get:

Institutes & School-based customized Literacy Workshops

Access to resources and training modules 

Job-embedded coaching


My goal is to do whatever it takes to close the achievement gap for my struggling students.

Teaching Matters works side-by-side with me and my teachers to make this happen. They help me set the standard for instructional success in my school.


Patrick Burns, Principal, J.H.S. 217



of educators had a positive experience with Teaching Matters


of teachers reported improvement in data practices


Of principals report improvements in teaching practice