For more than 60 years, the International Literacy Association has championed rigorous research as the foundation for literacy leadership, and we have developed research-based standards for preparing and certifying literacy professionals.

Standards for Reading Professionals-Revised 2010

Standards for Middle and High School Literacy Coaches

Standards for the Assessment of Reading and Writing

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