“HIL has become the umbrella of our school improvement efforts, with every component fitting into strengthening literacy and instruction in general.”
–HIL Project school leader
Welcome to the HIL Project
The WMU-HIL Literacy Leadership Project brings resources, training, coaching, and workshops to schools throughout Michigan with one goal in mind: to support teachers and principals in implementing research-supported “Literacy Essentials” that will improve literacy skills of all students. The HIL Project goal is to develop a diverse and well-trained pool of teacher leaders who can help lead school renewal initiatives.
The HIL Project provides:
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HIL Project featured in the Spring 2019 W Magazine!
The HIL Project received some welcome recognition through a 4-page feature article in Western Michigan University's W Magazine. The story introduces HIL Project leaders and their professional passion for literacy and leadership. It provides a concise look at the HIL Project goals and model, and features the voices of Project facilitators and school leaders.
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