Our Mission: To ensure that each student achieves his/her highest personal potential
Our Vision: To be a world-class school system
Elementary Literacy

The goal of the Literacy program is to provide quality curriculum and professional development activities to support students and instructional staff in the implementation of reading, writing, speaking and listening, and language curriculum aligned with the Common Core State Standards, the Florida Sunshine State Standards, and the District Academic Plan. 
Christine Busenbark Literacy Coordinator, Elementary 239-461-8429
Marie Messick Professional Development Resource Teacher, Literacy 239-335-1423
Michelle Mell District Reading Coach, K-5 239-337-8141
Michele Stanford Curriculum Master Teacher, Elementary 239-337-8641
Rebecca Mendes Curriculum Master Teacher, Reading Street 239-461-8479
Nicole Lemme Curriculum Master Teacher, Language Arts 239-337-8248


Web Resources
(The following links are to third-party Web sites that are neither hosted nor endorsed by The School District of Lee County.)
International Reading Association
Florida Reading Association 
Florida Center for Reading Research 
No Child Left Behind
Lee County Reading Council
LEaRN Teacher Resource Guide