Meeting the requirements of the Comprehensive Literacy State Development (CLSD) Grant

Tuesday, February 11th at 4:00 p.m. ET
Presented by Julane Whipple and John Ferrara


Do you want to make a greater positive impact and improve your students’ education, but lack the resources? Register for our free webinar to learn how to make the most out of federal grant opportunities, specifically the CLSD grant. 

In this webinar, you will learn:

  • Components of Reading Plus that make it a high-quality curriculum.
  • The research and efficacy behind Reading Plus.
  • How Reading Plus aligns with CLSD and other grants.
  • Does Reading Plus fit the needs of your students?

Watch the Reading Plus Overview

Your Presenters:

Julane Whipple has taught grant writing courses for Oklahoma State University and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA). For decades, she has helped educators identify funding sources and secure grant awards in excess of $8 million. Her grant writing experience ranges from small local grants to large federal projects over $1 million.

John Ferrara has been a member of the Reading Plus Research Department since 2012. He began his career as a middle school math teacher. Later, while working on graduate degrees, John transitioned to the Vermont Department of Education where he helped implement Vermont's first statewide assessment program and became the Assistant Director of Assessment and Accountability. He would later become the lead project coordinator for a consortium of Vermont school districts who built a statewide educational data warehouse.