Your Partner in Language & Literacy

About Us

The California Reading and Literature Project (CRLP) designs programs that identify, develop and provide effective instruction in English Language Arts for all students, with a particular focus on English Learners and developing readers. We provide high quality, standards-based professional development in reading and language instruction to help ensure that every California student PreK-12 achieves the highest standards of academic performance.

We Believe

  • Equity and access must be a priority for BIPOC and EL students in our K-12 schools
  • Language support and appreciation is non-negotiable for ELs and SELs
  • In advocating for equitable policies & practices for all K-12 students
  • In supporting the development and implementation of culturally responsive/sustaining strategies
  • Valuing all content area teachers as teachers of literacy
  • Effective instruction is guided by inquiry, reflection, dialogue, and practice
  • Effective professional development engages educators in teaching, assessment, observation, collaboration, and reflection
  • Developing leadership is essential to professional growth of all teachers
  • In encouraging the love of reading