Literacy/Reading Department

Department Head: Kathy Lipowski

Willowbrook Literacy/Reading Department

Willowbrook offers a comprehensive reading program that helps each student develop his or her literacy skills to the fullest potential. Tier 3 courses focus on prescriptive, intensive skill-building in comprehension, vocabulary and fluency. The Tier 2 program provides strategies and skill development to ensure literacy skills that enable students to successfully perform across all high school content areas. College Literacy Strategies builds on student skills to prepare students for literacy demands in post-high school settings. In all programs, reading specialists provide engaging, differentiated, student-centered instruction with lessons that are aligned to the Common Core State Standards. All courses offer assignments and assessments that emphasize critical and analytical thinking, problem solving and strategies that allow flexibility for different reading purposes.

Name Phone Schedule Contact
Kristen Cornell
(630) 782-2830 View Kristen  Cornell schedule Contact Kristen  Cornell
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Hilary Foster
(630) 782-3061 View Hilary Foster schedule Contact Hilary Foster
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Marisol Johnson
(630) 782-3064 View Marisol  Johnson schedule Contact Marisol  Johnson
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Kathy Lipowski
Literacy Department Head
(630) 782-3001 View Kathy Lipowski schedule Contact Kathy Lipowski
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Colleen Smith
(630) 782-3009 View Colleen Smith schedule Contact Colleen Smith