Mary and Jean Borg Center for Reading and Literacy
The Mary and Jean Borg Center for Reading and Literacy at Illinois State University was developed as a public service to offer opportunities that facilitate the development of various literacies among the residents of Illinois through service and research. Through a range of programs, partnerships, and collaborations the Center seeks to promote the literacies of all residents, throughout their lifespans, in their homes, schools, workplaces, and communities. The Center achieves this goal by providing service, teaching, and research of use to educators, parents, employers, policymakers, and others.
The Center has been successful in developing partnerships with schools, organizations, and communities to share best practices and to provide professional development in literacy education. The Center is committed to involving partners in learning, research, and assessment and to developing innovative approaches to disseminating research findings.