St. Mary of the Hills School added a Literacy Coach to its staff in the Fall of 2018. The Literacy Coach works in partnership with the teachers to hone the reading skills of their students to align with the academic needs in kindergarten through eighth grade classrooms.
The Literacy Coach is Mrs. Mary Sue Faherty who has taught Reading and English Language Arts for the past 12 years here at St. Mary of the Hills School. Mrs. Faherty has her Masters in Elementary Education and is a certified Wilson Reading Instructor.
St. Mary of the Hills School is currently using the Fountas and Pinnell Guided Reading Program.