Cultivating creativity, curiosity,
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CS Literacy Consulting


CS Literacy Consulting is an educational consultant that provides literacy staff development to teachers, schools and districts in Southeastern Wisconsin.  Together with teachers, Carrie strategically plans to create a culture of thinking in their classrooms, a literate environment that spurs wonder, excitement, achievement and a passion for learning. Carrie shares and models engaging strategies that support readers and writers to merge their thinking with the text, to construct meaning, acquire knowledge and actively use it.  

Teaching kids reading and thinking strategies to enhance their literacy development and move them to be independent, engaged, spirited, lifelong readers, writers, thinkers and learners is CS Literacy Consulting’s main goal.

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Why Choose CS Literacy Consulting?

Principles that guide Carrie's work

Literacy is more than just reading and writing. It’s the foundation upon which we learn and grow. Building literacy skills in children is one of the most effective ways to ensure they can achieve their full potential in school and throughout life.

Literacy creates doors to understanding, empathy, creative thinking, and the capacity for lifelong learning. 

Let’s build a brighter, more literate future for all children!

  • Believes ALL kids can learn.
  • Teach for understanding and engagement
  • Foster passion and curiosity
  • Make thinking visible
  • Create an environment that values collaborative learning and thinking
  • Support kids to read extensively in text they can and want to read
  • Build instruction around authentic, relevant and significant topics
  • Create a common language for literacy
  • Differentiate instruction and text
  • Teach with the end in mind

Providing authentic reading and writing experiences for school administrators, teachers, students, and parents.


About Carrie

Carrie was invaluable as a literacy coach. I returned to teaching after several years away. Her knowledge of current literacy topics and patient guidance gave me the confidence I needed to implement a program that was brand new to me.
Katie D.
4th Grade Teacher
Carrie has been a pivotal and integral part of our literacy program (reading, writing, phonics, and grammar) development and implementation over the last five years. From Reading and Writing Workshop 101, to a Deep Dive into a Mini-Lesson, to the Glamour of Grammar, to Small Group Instruction, to Calibration of Benchmarking, Carrie's knowledge base and experiences are deep and authentic.
Sandy K.
Director of Instruction
Carrie's commitment to excellence emanates from a desire to generally connect with and guide others on their journey of discovery and growth. Carrie's passion for her work is inspirational.
Katie K.
K5 teacher

There's no such thing as a kid who hates reading. There are kids who love reading, and kids who are reading the wrong books.

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