Kentucky Principal Gerry Brooks

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Because of their deep understanding of literacy theory and practice, Reading Recovery-trained teachers and teacher leaders become experts for their schools and districts.Trained teachers typically work for part of the day in Reading Recovery and the other part day in another role.

Other Roles of Reading Recovery-Trained Teachers:
  • Title I or Small-Group Reading Teacher
  • Kindergarten Teacher
  • Shared Classroom Teacher
  • Special Education Teacher
  • ESL Teacher
  • Staff Developer/Literacy Coach
  • Administrator
Each year, a typical Reading Recovery-trained teacher works with 8 Reading Recovery students and about 40 other students.