Leadership and Coaching

MCLP LogoThe Maine Content Literacy Project (MCLP) developed tools and resources for literacy coaches, principals and literacy teams and evaluated the project’s impact on participating schools.

Read MCLP’s Success Stories

Read the Project Results

Go to Coaching Tools

Go to Tools for Principals and Literacy Teams

Go to Tools to Use Data

Coaching Tools

Principal and Literacy Team Tools

Using Data

  • The Why? Why? Why? Protocol (word) (pdf)
  • Making Use of Data (pdf) — A process literacy teams can use to report data to teachers.

MCLP Success Stories

MCLP Success Stories (pdf) — includes case studies of four schools:

  • Stratton School (p. 17)
  • Miller Elementary School (page 22)
  • Caribou High School (p. 30)
  • Hancock County Technical Center (p. 38)

MCLP’s Impact on Participating Schools:

  1. Reading, writing and vocabulary instruction in the majority of areas are clearly observable, and has increased over time.
  2. Assessment data is routinely collected, examined and used to both measure progress and focus instruction.
  3. Staff routinely engages in academic talk about instruction and literacy.
  4. Instructional resources are adequate, readily available, and easily accessible to staff.
  5. Instructional agreements are in place and in use.
  6. There is increased awareness of and emphasis on the Common Core Anchor Standards.
  7. There is an increase in the amount and quality of student work.

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