Welcome!

a·cad·e·my   noun   /əˈkadəmē/
plural acad·e·mies

  • A place of study or training in a special field.

The Richard O. Jacobson Center for Comprehensive Literacy and the Reading Recovery Center of Iowa welcome you to the Second Annual Jacobson Center and Reading Recovery Literacy Academy – a place of study and training in Partnerships in Comprehensive Literacy and Reading Recovery – held October 7-8, 2013 at the University of Northern Iowa Maucker Union. Specific strands will be available for: 

  • Reading Recovery Teachers and Teacher Leaders
  • Comprehensive Literacy Coaches and classroom teachers
  • Comprehensive Intervention Model Coaches and interventionists
  • Partnerships in Comprehensive Literacy (PCL) Administrators. 

Featured keynote speakers include Dr. Peter Johnston, University of Albany, and Dr. Lester Laminack, Children's author and professor Emeritus, Western Carolina University.

keynote speakers for 2013


Peter Johnston


Lester Laminack