Literacy services provide professional learning and coaching of instructional approaches in reading, writing, speaking, and listening for K-12 students. These efforts are designed to build a school learning community engaged in studying and promoting growth and student achievement in literacy.

Elementary & Secondary Services

  • Instructional Time/Opportunities
  • Standards and The Enacted Curriculum
  • Instructional Practices
  • Instructional Materials
  • Assessment for Learning
  • Collaborative Literacy Support
  • Instructional Practices – Reading and Writing in ALL Disciplinary Areas
  • LETRS Training
  • LETRS for Early Childhood Educators
  • Comprehensive Intervention Model (CIM) (requires Reading Recovery within the district and minimum two-semester commitment).


Important contacts

Staff Directory


Amanda Evans

Literacy Consultant

641-932-5003 Email Amanda Evans


Melissa Kissell

Literacy Consultant

641-472-3414 Email Melissa Kissell


Jennifer Lamm

Literacy Consultant

319-753-6561 Email Jennifer Lamm


Brita Oyen

Literacy Consultant

641-682-8591 Email Brita Oyen


Amy Thacher

Literacy Consultant

319-753-6561 Email Amy Thacher


Kara Veach

Literacy Consultant

319-753-6561 Email Kara Veach