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It's possible to see real change.
We're here to help with the work.

Designing Literacy that Empowers and Liberates 

Let’s be honest: too many middle and high school students are denied access to grade-level literacy.

We must act deliberately and transparently to design learning experiences that finally empower millions of students with literacy.

The Work We Do

Knowledge & Practice

Professional learning grounded in equitable secondary literacy across content areas

Systems Change

Systems-based strategic support to ensure process and product alignment to equity goals

Executive Coaching

One-on-one and small group coaching to guide leaders and teams in designing equitable systems and resources

Get to Know Us

I believe it’s possible for every student to experience critical, joyful, grade-level literacy. To get there, we need to change what we do and how we do it.

Kate Crist

Founder of Education 4500

Kate Crist Founder of Education 4500

The challenges are real and might seem insurmountable, but they are not.

Education 4500’s equitable literacy work can help improve outcomes, transforming middle and high schools into collaborative design laboratories.

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