Langston

Mrs. Carmen Langston will\r\njoin the North Little Rock School District as the Coordinator of Elementary\r\nReading and Integrated Literacy.  She\r\ncomes to the NLRSD from the Little Rock School District, where she served as\r\nDistrict Literacy Facilitator.

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 Mrs. Langston will\r\nbegin this role on July 1.

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In this role, Mrs.\r\nLangston will serve as the liaison between the Arkansas Department of\r\nEducation’s Division of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) and the\r\nschool district.  She will collaborate\r\nwith classroom teachers in Pre-K through fifth grades and building-level\r\nleaders to develop and monitor a comprehensive elementary reading program that\r\nvertically aligns with secondary reading programs to improve teaching and\r\nlearning. 

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“I am excited about\r\njoining the district and working with teachers and leadership to build their skill\r\nand understanding in the area of reading instruction,” said Mrs. Langston.

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Prior to becoming a\r\nLiteracy Facilitator in the Little Rock School District, Mrs. Langston served\r\nas a Reading Intervention Specialist at Brady Elementary.  She also served as a Behavior Intervention\r\nSpecialist and Kindergarten Teacher, respectively, at Romine Elementary School\r\nand George Washington Carver Magnet Elementary School.  She taught Kindergarten, First, and Second\r\nGrades at Northside Elementary School in the Cabot School District.

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Mrs. Langston’s\r\nprofessional career began as a Kindergarten Teacher at LISA Academy.

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Mrs. Langston earned a\r\nMaster of Science Degree in Educational Leadership at Arkansas State\r\nUniversity.  She received a Bachelor of\r\nScience Degree in Early Childhood Education from the University of Central\r\nArkansas.

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“I welcome Mrs.\r\nLangston to the district, and I look forward to her leadership in the area of\r\nliteracy,” said Dr. Gregory J. Pilewski, Superintendent of the North Little\r\nRock School District.

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The Coordinator of Elementary\r\nReading and Integrated Literacy is one of the reorganized Central Office\r\nAdministration positions in the North Little Rock School District, which Dr.\r\nPilewski proposed in the NLRSD Central\r\nOffice Administration Reorganization Plan (Phase I) and presented at the\r\nRegular Board Meeting in February.  The\r\nplan was created to improve the level of services and support to school leaders\r\nand classroom teachers to drive continuous improvement in student learning. 

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