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UF Lastinger Center and partners awarded $1 million IES grant

UF Lastinger Center and partners awarded $1 million IES grant

The UF Lastinger Center for Learning and partners from the UF College of Education and UNC-Chapel Hill FPG Child Development Institute received a $1 million award, funded entirely by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES), to develop, pilot, evaluate and scale the...
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...
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...