Texas Literacy

Texas Literacy

Literacy is for Life

Teach all students, regardless of proficiency, ability, or language, with TEKS-focused instruction that supports every Texas classroom.


Dr. Vicki Gibson


Dr. Vicki Gibson

Dr. Vicki Gibson has been teaching students, training teachers, writing curriculum, and directing instruction since 1975. Dr. Gibson is CEO/Chairman of an educational consulting group, Gibson Hasbrouck & Associates, that provides high-quality professional development onsite and online for administrators and teachers.

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Seven Attributes of a High-Impact Literacy Curriculum Strategy

Our seven literacy curriculum attributes frame the focus on a comprehensive literacy reform initiative across the literacy strands—helping ensure each student is more prepared than ever before to take his or her place among a highly literate citizenry.

International Literacy Association


Join Us at ILA 2018 in Austin!

With the theme of "Drive Change," we'll work with you to meet the needs of all students while supporting every teaching style. Our Texas team is your trusted and knowledgeable partner in K–12 ELA instruction—we look forward to seeing you.


Dr. Douglas Fisher discusses changes in the classroom related to the rigor and expectations around reading.


Access information related to past adoptions, including Proclamation 2017, 2015 and 2014.

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My hope for Texas students is that they develop competence and confidence in their literacy skills. Literacy is key to all other learning, so I hope our collective efforts result in exceptional levels of achievement in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and thinking.

Dr. Douglas Fisher