Illinois IL-EMPOWER Pre-Qualified Learning Partner

Keys to Literacy has been through a thorough vetting process by the IL State Board of Education (ISBE) and is now approved as a learning partner to provide professional services for IL-EMPOWER districts and schools. Only selected vendors may provide services. Click here to learn more about IL-EMPOWER, Illinois’ Statewide System of Support for School Improvement.

Is your IL-EMPOWER school or district looking for high-quality literacy PD? If the answer is yes, Keys to Literacy can provide services across grades PreK to 12, in the following literacy instruction topics:

  • PreK emergent literacy
  • Beginning reading instruction for elementary grades based on the science of reading
  • Advanced word study for grades 4 and up
  • Content literacy instruction, grades 4-12 in the areas of comprehension and vocabulary taught in any subject
  • Writing instruction, including early writing (K-2) and writing across all subjects (3-12)
  • Understanding dyslexia training

Click here to see a list of our literacy professional learning offerings.

Multiple format options are available, including virtual-live, onsite at your school or district, asynchronous online courses, and facilitated online courses. Contact us at to learn more!


We are closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation and the impact on our employees and the schools where we provide professional development.

During this time period when onsite, face-to-face training and coaching is not possible, we offer multiple options for accessing our literacy PD content and instructional practices.

If you are a current or new partner, explore our website or contact us to learn more about: