E.L. Cord Center for Learning & Literacy

E.L. Cord Center for Learning & Literacy

The E.L. Cord Foundation Center for Learning and Literacy (CLL) has focuseTutor teaching studentd on supporting children’s literacy development since 1964. 

The CLL’s mission is to enhance literacy in Nevada through research, teacher education, and literacy services for children. The CLL serves UNR students, teachers, and children through its on-campus clinical tutoring program, undergraduate teacher program, and various outreach tutoring programs. Literacy has evolved and transformed in the 21st Century. The CLL’s literacy support emphasizes the multiple modes and purposes of literacy from listening, speaking, reading, and writing to digital literacies and content area literacies. All of its programs infuse the Common Core State Standards and integrate literacy and technology and provide teachers and students with the concepts and tools to be successful and engaged in their education. 

For more information on this fund or giving to the College of Education, please contact Stefanie Givens, Director of Development at sgivens@unr.edu or (775) 784-6914.