This unique text is designed to prepare reading specialists and literacy coaches to implement reading programs at the school and district level. It includes both theoretical and practical information about the varied roles of reading specialist and literacy coaches, including:

  • Teacher and diagnostician
  • Intervention provider
  • Curriculum designer
  • Professional developer
  • Coach/ mentor/supervisor
  • Literacy program evaluator
  • Action researcher
  • Lteracy leader

This Second Edition offers a more streamlined approach to two-year programmatic planning, and a new chapter written for those who are designated as literacy coaches.