The Reading League

We believe all children deserve to learn to read, and all teachers can learn to teach them.

The Reading League

We believe all children deserve to learn to read, and all teachers can learn to teach them.

WE ARE ON A MISSION

The Reading League’s mission is to advance the awareness, understanding, and use of evidence-aligned reading instruction.

WE ARE ON A MISSION

The Reading League’s mission is to advance the awareness, understanding, and use of evidence-aligned reading instruction.

Summit 2024

Annual Summit

Join us in San Diego, CA, on April 27, 2024, for our one-day Summit: Finding the Alignment: From Research to Practice.

The Reading League Conference

Annual Conference

Join education leaders and changemakers from across the globe at our annual conference in Charlotte, NC.

The Reading League Compass

The Reading League Compass

Providing direction for multiple stakeholders seeking to align policy and practices to the science of reading.

ONLINE ACADEMY

Our online classes, called Knowledge Blocks, provide educators, caregivers, and other interested community members with an opportunity to select their learning paths about evidence-aligned literacy instruction. These interactive learning sessions take place in a live virtual setting and provide a unique opportunity to interact with our expert instructors and network with other participants.

Foundations of the Science of Reading

Upcoming 2024 Sessions

• February 14, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
• March 20, 8:30 AM – 11:00 AM
• March 21, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

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Understanding Dyslexia

Upcoming 2024 Sessions

• February 6, 8:30 AM – 11:00 AM
• Febraury 6, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
• April 16, 8:30 AM – 11:00 AM

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Assessing for Dyslexia

Upcoming 2024 Sessions

• February 27, 8:30 AM – 11:00 AM
• February 27, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
• May 7, 8:30 AM – 11:00 AM

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Phonic Knowledge

Upcoming 2024 Sessions

• February 28, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
• April 3, 8:30 AM – 11:00 AM
• April 4, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

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Books and Resources

A collection of highly regarded professional books and resources dedicated to the science of reading.

  • Find a diverse range of fiction and nonfiction decodable texts designed to improve reading skills and fluency.

  • Every purchase supports our mission of promoting awareness, understanding, and implementing evidence-aligned reading instruction.

Science of Reading Books The Reading League Collection
Science of Reading Defining Guide

What is the science of reading?

Learn the science of reading, transform reading instruction, and improve student outcomes.

The science of reading is a vast, interdisciplinary body of scientifically-based research about reading and issues related to reading and writing. The Science of Reading: Defining Guide is available as a free resource for download or as a hard copy for purchase.

Professional Development

Discover our evidence-aligned professional learning opportunities.

  • School-Based Partnerships

  • Online Academy

  • Speaking Engagements

Professional Development

State Chapter Network

The Reading League has 29 state chapters that share our mission and vision. Our chapters consist of educators, parents, and other stakeholders committed to advancing evidence-aligned reading instruction within their states.

The Reading League Blog

Black History Month

February 25, 2024

Black History Month: Spotlighting Five African American Scholars, Practitioners, and Advocates

The Reading League celebrates and acknowledges the many contributions that African Americans have made to our society.

Barbara Foorman's Q&A

January 29, 2024

Dr. Barbara Foorman’s Q&A Testimony to NYC Council on the Science of Reading

The advice provided by Dr. Barbara Foorman to the NYC Council on the science of reading is solid advice for the efforts taking place in all of New York State and other states across the nation.

Response to Governor Hochul

January 22, 2024

Response to the Reading Recovery Press Release from The Reading League

The Reading League National HQ responds to Governor Kathy Hochul’s announcement about reading instruction in its home state of New York.

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