Reading and Language Arts
"Language is the armory of the human mind, and at once contains the trophies of its past and the weapons of its future conquests." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Growing powerful, college-bound, career-ready readers, writers, communicators, and thinkers for the future through rigorous and relevant curriculum, instruction and assessment.

Contact Information

Houston Independent School District
Reading and Language Arts Department
4400 West 18th St.
Houston, TX 77092
Telephone: 713-556-6823
Fax: 713-556-6898
Dianne Alvarez
Elementary Reading ELA Director
Marisa E. Hartling
Secondary ELA Director
Cindy Puryear
Elementary Literacy Director
Mechiel Rozas
Secondary Literacy Director