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Kansas Regional
Reading Recovery University Training Center


Teacher Leader Training
(candidates must have a master's degree)

- year-long residency program
- 21 hours post graduate course work

Training includes:

- the daily teaching of four Reading Recovery students
- participation in a graduate level curriculum in literacy theory, leadership and program implementation, and clinical teaching work
- field experiences with Reading Recovery teacher training classes
- attendance at professional development conferences and institutes
- working with district and site administrators to prepare the site for program implementation

Following the training year, the trained teacher leaders return to their home districts and work full time teaching children, training teachers in Reading Recovery, and performing other duties related to the maintenance of a site.


Reading Recovery logoTeacher Training

- year-long program -one evening a week
- 7 graduate credit hours

Experienced teachers attend weekly classes, work with at least eight children and participate in school visits with the teacher leader and colleagues.