Hear From our Partners: An Interview with Principal Bowman

This school year, we expanded our programming into Danville, Virginia – a small city on the VA-NC border that has turned its focus toward improving reading proficiency for students in grades K-3rd. This goal shined a light on the educational inequities within the region, including the need for high impact literacy-focused partners in the city’s … Read more

The Literacy Lab featured in Abell Foundation’s Tutoring Marshall Plan

As school systems across the country grapple with how to address Covid-related learning loss, The Abell Foundation recently released a report that centers tutoring as a powerful tool for addressing the widening literacy gap. The report, which focuses on the tutoring landscape within Baltimore City, shines a spotlight on the potential of evidence-based tutoring programs to deliver … Read more

We’re Hiring: Marketing and Communications Manager

Marketing and Communications Manager Position Description Full-Time Position: The Literacy Lab is seeking a full-time Marketing and Communications Manager to join our team. This is an excellent opportunity to support various aspects of communications and marketing, while working for a successful non-profit. About The Literacy Lab: The Literacy Lab is a fast-paced, Washington, DC-based nonprofit … Read more

Introducing Our New CEO, Heather Jenkins

Heather Jenkins most recently served as the Chief People & Equity Officer at uAspire where she was responsible for ensuring that uAspire’s people, equity and organizational culture work is done with a people-first mindset to drive retention, inclusivity and sustainability. She spent the last year and a half as the Chief of Staff & Equity … Read more