Working Together To Upend The National Literacy Crisis

Note: In a session at Impact Florida’s 2019 Summit, Robin McClellan described her efforts to transform literacy instruction in public schools in Sullivan County, Tennessee. Here, she reflects on that process, and the Professional Learning Network that helped her along the way.

“Together We Are Better.” At one of our district’s elementary schools, the teachers exude this mantra in all they do: providing for the needs of their students, solving problems of practice, setting and achieving goals, and exemplifying their roles as “chief learners” in their classrooms and schools.

In the field of education, we are now hearing about de-silo-fication – breaking down the barriers that isolate us from our colleagues when we have problems to solve.

Read the rest of the post and see Robin’s presentation on video at