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 Reading Recovery

Reading Recovery is a short term intervention for first grade students. At the beginning of the year students are assessed using the Observation Survey. Students are then chosen to be a part of the program. Reading Recovery is a series of lessons (12 to 20 weeks) that are individually designed for each student. The Reading Recovery teachers at Northwest also work with first and second grade literature groups.


Northwest Reading Recovery Teachers

Deirdre Briley - Mrs. Briley has been an educator for 22 years. This is her fifth year as a Reading Recovery teacher. She enjoys reading and traveling with her husband and three sons.

Lindsay Waller - Ms. Waller has been an educator for 6 years. This is her fourth year as a Reading Recovery teacher. She has a Master's Degree in Reading Education. She enjoys reading and spending time with friends and family.