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23K156 Literacy


23K156 Literacy


Leveraging Universal Literacy to Promote Consistency

About the School

P.S. 156 Waverly, located in the Brownsville neighborhood of Brooklyn, is a pre-K–5 Title I school that seeks to provide a stimulating, challenging, and nurturing school environment for its students. Working in collaboration with parents, the school promotes high levels of academic achievement through small-group reading instruction. The school encourages its students to strive for both academic excellence and emotional well-being.

About the Visit

At this Showcase, visitors will learn how the staff at P.S. 156 and their ULit coach collaborate to support Universal Literacy in the early grades. Visitors will also learn how the school builds consistency around their instructional focus on guided reading. Visitors will see the five pillars of literacy in action in classrooms. Visitors will work with P.S. 156’s staff to plan how to leverage the Universal Literacy initiative in their contexts. This visit is intended for current U Lit schools. We encourage U Lit coaches to attend with the principals and teachers they work with. 


Available Visit Dates

Select your desired visit date at the top of this page.

Fall: Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Winter: Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Spring: Tuesday, March 19, 2019

*We strongly encourage you to register and attend visits with colleagues to facilitate richer discussion and collaboration after visits.


Directions and Accessibility

Subway: 3 to Sutter Ave - Rutland Road

Bus: B12, B14, B15, B45, B47, B60, B65, B7

Driving: Limited street parking

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

*Please note that a light breakfast and lunch will be provided at the visit.

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