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Reach Every Child

Literacy instruction for all children.

CR Success Learning provides:

  • systematic phonics instruction
  • decodable books that get students practicing and reading from day 1
  • top-notch training and ongoing support to ensure success in your school
  • a Colorado Department of Education Approved Program

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Welcome to CR Success Learning

At Children's Reading Success Learning, we believe every child can be a successful, fluent reader, as well as a competent speller and writer. We are dedicated to providing educators with effective classroom-tested literacy programs, all of which are based on years of rigorous research.  Contact us to learn more.

We are excited to announce our new Fable Series complete with a Student Connect and Reflect Workbook.  The series is complemented by a wonderful teaching guide to help save you time and get your students up and running.


CRSL Homepage Connect  CRSL Homepage FableClick photo for a sample chapter from each text.

Once Upon a Pigeon and Other Retold Fables is part of an innovative curriculum package designed for emerging, early, and ESL readers.

This unique and multi-tasking decodable reader—along with its companion Connect & Reflect Book and Teacher’s Guide—brings years of scientific and applied research to you and your students in a delightfully whimsical, cross-curricular, and character-building package.

Read more about the series or Contact us to purchase today!


  • See dramatic gains. CR Success Learning develops literacy programs that are practical, engaging, and highly effective, especially with at-risk students.
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  • Learn from the best. CR Success Learning, a recognized leader in professional development for more than 13 years, trains K-12 teachers to teach literacy.
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  • Engage your whole class, small group, or one-on-one. CR Success Learning Instructional Materials are teacher-created and classroom-tested, so you can use them with confidence.
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Already CR Success Trained and Need a Refresher?

CR Success Learning has created a way to keep your teachers current and stretch your school’s limited dollars.

We’ve developed a six-hour refresher course that not only features the same multisensory, flexible, and research-based methods of the CR Success Learning Reading Program training, but also includes:

consonantteamsEssential background on sounds, morphology, orthography, and spelling conventions

• In depth vocabulary and comprehension instruction

• Leveled concepts that allow for differentiated instruction

• The most recent research-based reading strategies

Let's brush up on our skills together.  

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Reach Every Child

Research Based

Classroom Tested

Based in Denver, CO, CR Success Learning creates programs that are practical, engaging, and highly effective. Teachers consistently deliver dramatic, measurable gains in reading and spelling with CR Success Learning's programs.

Experienced and Knowledgeable Educators

The CR Success Team has over 30 years of educational experience. From Special Education to High School, we've got you covered.

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image Tricia Gray Literacy Specialist

“Elyn Elyn Joy Shindler Moldow Author/Educational Consultant

“Rob Rob Hay Designer

Why CR Success Learning

  • Aligned +

    All CR Success Learning Programs are aligned to the Common Core Standards.
  • Research-Based +

    CR Success Learning programs incorporate research-based methods and classroom-tested materials
  • Top Notch Training +

    Teachers trained in CR Success Learning feel empowered and ready to teach reading in a fun, flexible, fast-paced approach that's highly effective.
  • Deliver Dramatic Gains +

    Students instructed in CR Success Learning programs quickly gain access to the code and then rapidly move onto reading at grade level and beyond.
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What Our Schools Say

  • The CR Success Learning Reading System has made a big difference in our school. My team uses it with students in grades 1-5 and in special education. It is a marvelous to see veteran teachers fired up with the CR Success Learning reading tools. Stephen Pino, Principal Mission Avenue Elementary School Albuquerque, NM
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