Literacy specialists are often overlooked when determining the professional development needs within a school, and yet they are arguably the school’s best resource to empower teachers with professional growth to meet state mandates. How can literacy specialists be supported to increase their knowledge and skills so that all educators’ and students’ needs can be met? This article explains how small-scale school-university partnerships that connect literacy specialists and literacy teacher educators are an innovative way to provide high quality professional development that empowers literacy specialists and classroom teachers.
"Partnering for Professional Development,"
The Language and Literacy Spectrum: Vol. 27
, Article 2.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.buffalostate.edu/lls/vol27/iss1/2