Welcome to the CLD!

The Center for Literacy Development is a network created to support professional development initiatives in schools and communities from Pre-K through Grade 12. The Center Members are teachers, supervisors, administrators, coaches, interventionists in public, private, and charter schools.

What We Do

We offer a variety of services and programs to facilitate literacy development in our education system.

  • Professional Development
  • Conferences and Events
  • Hybrid and Online Courses
  • Tutoring Programs
  • Online Newsletter

Visit our Services page for a full description.

The Center provides, presentations, coaching, evaluations, assessment, advice with the design of the literacy curriculum, and courses at school districts for those seeking a certification or degree.

On campus, we provide multiple programs throughout the year with outstanding scholars in the field of literacy. Our work is year round and designed to suit the needs of those who work with us. During 2017-2018, we presented 6 conferences. The Rutgers Reading and Writing Conference had 1100 professionals in attendance.    

We are also interested in creating University Partnerships with schools.