Family Literacy Resources

Image of 2 African American children and their mother from Two-Generation Approaches, a document funded by the U.S. Office of Innovation and Improvement.The listings on this page include a wide spectrum of resources for program staff, volunteer tutors, and literacy students in community-based adult literacy organizations (CBLOs).

Family Literacy Resources

  • Goodling Institute for Research in Family Literacy, an Annonated List of Family Literacy Resources. Click on this link

to find a variety of best practices resources for parents, children, and practitioners from respected national organizations.


to obtain resources for Parent-Child Activities; Tip Sheets, Booklets & Newsletters for Parents; Professional Resources; and Research, Facts, Stats

Family Literacy Models in Virginia

to obtain more information about ExCELL, which provides training and education trhoughout the state of Virginia to promote high-quality early childhood experiences through training and support to over 100 classrooms, 200 teachers/educatiors and ove 2,200 families and children.

Two-Generational Family Literacy Model

While two-generation approaches can include multiple components, three organizations at the forefront of this work—Ascend at the Aspen Institute, The Annie E. Casey Foundation, and the Foundation for Child Development—have developed broadly recognized definitions. This section presents information on how each of these organizations frames two-generation approaches

Disabilities & Family Literacy

PACER Center enhances the quality of life and expands opportunities for children, youth, and young adults with all disabilities and their families so each person can reach his or her highest potential.