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LRCC | Current Projects

 Research and Projects

Current Projects and Research Initiatives


Family and Early Literacy
- Wyoming Kids First Professional
Development Workshops
- Teton Literacy Center Early Literacy
- College Bound Latinas
- Early Childhood Assessment Pilot
- Ready 4K-WY Text Messaging

School-Based Professional
- Lusk Vocabulary
Professional Development
- Wheatland Vocabulary
Professional Development
- K–3 Literacy Professional
Development Needs Survey
- Instructional Facilitator
Professional Development
- Whole School Change in Literacy
- Teacher Leader Quality Grant
- Writing Initiative through the
Wyoming Writing Project

Clinical Outreach and
Professional Development
- Clinical Assessment and
Instruction Workshops
-  Literacy Intervention Modules
- Teton Literacy Center Tutoring
Professional Development

Conferences, Education, & Awards
- Emerging Scholars Literacy Camp
- UW Fall Literacy Conference
- Stabilizing Indigenous Languages
- English as a Second Language
- Adolescent Speaker Series
- Literacy for Diverse Populations
- Grants Education Initiative
- First Lady’s Leaders in Literacy
By the Numbers
-  19 Wyoming counties
- 20 schools, centers, & preschools
- 1283+ teachers
- 290+ P-12 students
- 9 visiting professors
- 10 faculty fellows
- 80+ families
- 2 grants awarded
- 6 graduate assistantships awarded
- K–3 Literacy Professional
Development Needs Survey
- Instructional Facilitator
Professional Development
- Whole School Change in Literacy
- Disciplinary Literacy
and Intervention Practices
- Ready 4K-WY Text Messaging
- Clinical Coaching Contexts
- Teton Literacy Center Tutoring
& Early Literacy
By the Numbers
- 6 Wyoming counties
- 9 Schools, Centers, and Preschools
- 388+ Teachers, Students,
& Families
- 1 external grant awarded
- 2 Faculty Seed Grants awarded
- 1 dissertation grant awarded
- 5 journal publications
- 1 book in press
- 6 graduate assistantships awarded
- 5 consortia universities


- Individualized Literacy Tutoring

By the Numbers
-  63+ students
- 19+ in-service teachers
-  28+ graduate students
- 12+ undergraduate students


- Ready 4K-WY Text Messaging expansion
- Early Literacy Modules
- Early Literacy Center Model
- Individualized Literacy
- Tutoring expansion


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Selection and Reporting of Affiliated Projects

Proposal Process

1st:  Please fill out and electronically submit this document. The LRCC will confirm (in writing over email) receipt of your submission.  Please keep this email confirmation for your documentation. 

2nd:  The LRCC Selection and Reporting Committee will review the proposal to determine match to the LRCC’s mission and vision, as well as the availability of personnel and material resources. Please note that all projects must be supported by a University of Wyoming faculty member.

3rd:  Proposals will be reviewed two times each year:

Fall deadline is the end of the first week of October.

Spring/Summer deadline is the end of the third week of February.

4th:  Proposal initiators will be informed of a final decision within 6 weeks of submission.


Reporting Process

All LRCC-affiliated projects need to be reported on regularly. One report is required each semester until project completion. To submit a report please fill out and electronically submit this document to (

Reports will be used to share the work of the LRCC with the Literacy Faculty, the College of Education, the LRCC Advisory Boards, donors, and other stakeholders. Information about the projects will also be provided on the LRCC website.

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