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Decades of research show that implementing strategies aligned with the Science of Reading is the most effective approach to teaching all students how to read. It is critical that educators have a strong understanding of and can implement evidence-based approaches.

Flamingo Literacy equips educators with evidence-based, practical supports and professional development resources to enhance reading instruction; connects school districts to customized professional development, coaching, and instructional supports; and engages students with innovative programs and initiatives that promote reading proficiency.

Our Programs

Literacy Micro-Credentials

Science of Reading professional development for birth to twelfth grade educators.
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Literacy Coach Endorsement

Florida’s comprehensive online pathway to the Literacy Coach Endorsement.
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Science of Reading Professional Development

In-person professional development that equips participants to diagnose and address individual literacy needs.
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Literacy Coaching

Specialized, tailored certification program to develop literacy and coaching skills in a K-12 setting.
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New Worlds Reading

Free books and activities for eligible VPK to 5th-grade students in Florida.
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Emergent Literacy Coach Specialization

A focused professional learning opportunity your your individualized coaching pathway. Learn more.

New Worlds Reading Teacher Professional Learning

Training and resources that connect New Worlds Reading home book delivery to classroom-based school literacy instruction. Learn more.

Reading App

Online, evidence-based, explicit and systematic reading instruction to build student’s decoding skills and over 1,000 digital books.
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Literacy Matrix

Online professional development covering evidence-based reading instruction.
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Early Language and Literacy

Virtual or in-person professional development for early childhood and pre-kindergarten educators.
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Custom Professional Development

Tailored professional learning opportunities based on the unique needs of educators and students.
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Small Group Literacy Instruction

Professional development for K-12 literacy educators that provides the necessary skills to make instructional decisions.
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Literacy Research

Learn how out literacy programs demonstrate significant impact on teacher and student learning outcomes.

Programs in Action

See how our literacy programs have been implemented within specific
educational contexts. 

Science of Reading Resources

Access a range of resources hosted by the UF Lastinger Center and other research hubs in the state of Florida.