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Launching Year 2 of the Pinellas Early Literacy Initiative

Launching Year 2 of the Pinellas Early Literacy Initiative

With not an empty chair to be found, more than 300 teachers filled the ballroom the morning of the Pinellas Early Literacy Initiative (PELI) Year 2 kickoff celebration.These Pinellas County school district teachers gathered to learn about the program, the successes of...

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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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2021 Annual Report

2021 brought unprecedented growth and change to the Lastinger Center. We’re thrilled to share the progress we made in realizing our mission of building equitable education systems to improve teaching and learning over the past year.