NC State
The Literacy Space

Project Information

Funding Agency:

Mebane Charitable Foundation

Principal Investigator:

Dennis Davis, Ph.D. (North Carolina State University)

Collaborating Faculty:

Jackie Eunjung Relyea, Ph.D. (North Carolina State University)


Project Purpose

NC Yadkin County Schools and NC State College of Education are collaborating to prepare teachers in the district with advanced expertise needed to effectively implement evidence-based literacy instruction, assessment, and intervention in the elementary grades. In this two-year project, twenty teachers in the district will complete a cohort-based M.Ed. program, which includes a combination of online classes, seminars, and supervised intervention experiences in the Wolfpack Readers afterschool program.