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Course Overview


Offered Exclusively by Istation

The Georgia Department of Education is offering high-quality professional development opportunities to educators for the 2023-2024 school year.

Georgia educators now have access to the MetaMetrics® Lexile® Educator Academy – at no cost!

This consists of a self-paced professional development course that provides a blueprint for matching students with leveled resources and individualizing student goals.

A Message from the Georgia Department of Education

State School Superintendent Richard Woods + Deputy Superintendent for Teaching and Learning April Aldridge

Lexile® Certification

Now available to all Georgia educators.



10 Hours / Course, Self-Paced

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Online, Asynchronous

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No Cost to Georgia K-12 Educators

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Harness Lexile Measures to Boost Reading Growth

Once certified, Georgia educators can leverage Lexile Measures to drive student growth and predict reading success. This powerful tool helps educators measure how well a student can read and their level of comprehension.

The Georgia Department of Education partnered with MetaMetrics®  to correlate the Georgia Milestones English Language Arts (ELA) assessments with the Lexile scale. Georgia students now receive a Lexile measure rating on their Georgia Milestones End of Grade or End of Course ELA assessment.


Course Overview

Module 1: Understand the Framework for Reading 

Module 2: Use Lexile® Measures and tools in the classroom

Module 3 - choose from one of two options:

  • Option 1: Foundational Reading: Phonics & Decoding
  • Option 2: The Lexile® Growth Planner and Career Database

Module 4: Extensions, Advanced Classroom Applications and Communication



What You'll Receive At No Cost

  • Certificate of completion for educators in your schools
  • Professional development hours or continuing education unit (CEU) credits



What You'll Learn

  • The Framework for Reading
  • How to use Lexile® Measures in the classroom
  • Understand Lexile® Growth Planner and Career Database
  • How to communicate course knowledge with parents and peers

Enroll Today

Sign up for the Lexile® Certification today!