STAR State Capacity Building

Star Network Providers

  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Maine
  • Massachusetts
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • New Hampshire
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania
  • South Dakota
  • Wisconsin

Through the trainer certification and recertification process, states can build a cadre of certified trainers, resulting in cost-effective expansion and maintenance of the STAR initiative. STAR trainers are required to be recertified every three years.

See how the STAR Network is using STAR resources to build state capacity:

For more information on using STAR to build capacity for your state, please contact the project team at

Training & Technical Assistance

The STAR Training Package is available for states to purchase and can be tailored to meet the needs of a state and its local programs.

Packages include professional development, tools, and resources that will expand participants’ knowledge of effective reading instruction and improve their ability to build local and state adult basic education systems that support reading improvement.

To request training and technical assistance, please contact the project team at

Local Program Resources

LINCS Quick Reference Guide

A quick reference guide to trainings available through LINCS for instructors, local programs and states.

For more information on bringing STAR training to your state, please contact the project team at