Professional Development Centers
Center for Reading Recovery and
Headed by literacy expert and author Irene Fountas, the center is a national leader in literacy research, professional development, and school programs for grades PreK–8. We run workshops, institutes, and courses in Cambridge and in school districts, as well as the annual Literacy for All Conference.
Learn more about the Center for Reading Recovery.
Center for Inclusive and Special Education
The Center for Inclusive and Special Education is dedicated to supporting educators, families, and communities in meeting the needs of all learners. We are guided by a philosophy that presumes the competence of all people in their different ways of knowing, learning, and expressing. We are also the home to the Lesley Institute for Trauma Sensitivity, which advances the development of trauma-sensitive learning environments.
Learn more about the Center for Inclusive and Special Education.
Center for Mathematics Achievement
We assist teachers, coaches, specialists, teacher leaders, and administrators in honing and deepening mathematics content knowledge through workshops, professional development, and consultation at school and district sites. We believe that educators who have enriched their own mathematical content knowledge are better equipped to provide more effective mathematics opportunities for their students.
Learn more about the Center for Math Achievement.
STEAM Learning Lab
The STEAM Learning Lab provides a new way for our students and community partners to engage in inquiry-based exploration. It's a space where students can come together to imagine, build, and invent.
Learn more about the STEAM Learning Lab.
Center for Advanced Professional Studies
The Center for Advanced Professional Studies (CAPS) serves educators throughout their careers by providing professional development that addresses critical content areas in teaching and learning.
Learn more about the Center for Advanced Professional Studies.