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Innovating education to transform learning

Teaching and learning happens far beyond the confines of the classroom. Opportunities to transform education are all around us. For two decades, we’ve been creating innovative solutions that significantly improve student learning and achievement. Children and their success are at the heart of our work and we’ve only just begun.

We’re ready to collaborate with you to support educators, improve learning outcomes, and strengthen our educational systems.

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New Worlds Reading Initiative

Promoting the power of reading

The ability to read and learn are critical skills for lifelong success. The New Worlds Reading Initiative aims to build these skills by delivering free books and family engagement resources to Florida K-5 students who are not yet reading on grade level.
Strategic Initiatives

Putting research into practice makes meaningful improvements

Translating education research to practice leads to extraordinary results. We design, build, and implement programs that contribute to the achievement of critical educational milestones: kindergarten readiness, literacy proficiency by third grade and algebra proficiency by ninth grade.

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Early Learning

High-quality early learning experiences have a profound impact on a child’s development. Our professional development solutions help educators place children on a path toward kindergarten readiness and future academic success.

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Literacy

The ability to read transforms lives. Our comprehensive literacy system enhances both teacher practice and literacy outcomes to help children love to read.

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Mathematics

For the United States to meet workforce demands, more students must be competent in core mathematics. We’re creating online mathematics teaching and learning systems to meet future needs.

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Leadership

Taking a systems approach to develop educational leaders ensures cohesive vision, goals, language and instruction. We offer a variety of leadership development programs for teachers, coaches and leaders across education systems.

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Flamingo Early Learning Louisiana

Flamingo Early Learning Louisiana

Flamingo Early Learning is a professional development system that improves early educator teaching practices and child outcomes. Over the last several years, the program has transcended Florida's borders, offering customized resources and professional guidance to...

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Greater Tampa Bay Area Literacy Convening

Greater Tampa Bay Area Literacy Convening

“Great Morning!” was the resounding welcome for attendees at our Greater Tampa Bay Area Literacy Convening on April 27, 2022, and what started as a ‘great morning’ evolved into a truly incredible day. As a result of the Lastinger Center for Learnings’s ongoing work...

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