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Literacy 2030 Meeting Summary: January 27, 2015

We had a great turnout for our first meeting of the year and hit the ground running. It was great to see so many “regulars” who have been devoted and working hard at each meeting, as well as several new faces.

After a quick overview of what we accomplished last year, we picked up right where we left off by affirming and/or editing the various outcomes and indicators identified for School Readiness, Grade-Level Literacy, and Family Literacy we started compiling at our last meeting of 2014. Rich small group discussions led to many important additions and updates in order to provide clarity and a more holistic picture of the literacy improvements we hope to make. Each group also thought about how we will go about identifying certain target populations and measuring these indicators. It became clear that we first need some specific data in order to create our baseline from which to measure progress. We have compiled everyone’s notes and will work on pulling those numbers together.

Next we revisited our Conceptual Frameworks, this time plugging known organizations, programs, and services into the frameworks. This allowed us to quickly see which areas currently get a lot of attention from stakeholders in our community, and where there are gaps and opportunities for improvement.

 

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