Readiness Course Updates, Training and Grants


Course Updates: May 2018

Updated SREB Ready courses will be posted at during May 2018. The Ready for College courses (Literacy Ready and Math Ready) will be updated. The new Ready for High School courses will be complete and available for schools to download by the end of May.  

Download or Print
Materials for the SREB Ready courses are available as free downloads from our website. SREB has arranged printing services to minimize schools’ cost to copy the course materials. How to download or print >

More than 2,500 teachers have completed professional development to help them teach the courses.


Strongly Recommended
SREB strongly recommends that teachers implementing the courses attend one of these free training sessions.
Summer 2018 Training in Your State
Trainings for both the Ready for College and Ready for High School courses will be offered in nine states this summer. Training is free of charge, but teachers must register at least two weeks in advance. Dates, details and registration >
Readiness Courses Institute: July 9-12 in Orlando
The 2018 Readiness Courses Institute will be held July 9-12 in Orlando, Florida. The $350 registration fee is waived for the first 25 teachers to register. Details and registration >

SREB Readiness Courses have been adopted in over 1,000 schools in 12 states.

Grants and Recognition

Ready Certification for Schools

For schools that have implemented the Readiness Courses, SREB has launched a certification process. Schools that provide evidence of effectiveness can receive certification at the gold or platinum level. Complete information and applications >

SREB Ready Model District Grants

These new grants will provide $10,000 over a two-year period to selected districts that are implementing the SREB Readiness Courses in both literacy and math. Applications are due by Friday, April 13 to Winners will be notified by email by Friday, April 20. Full information, RFP and applications >   

Effectiveness studies

High school seniors who take SREB’s Literacy Ready and Math Ready courses can substantially increase their readiness for college. In an analysis of ACT scores in two states, more than half of students increased their scores after the courses, with average increases that put almost-ready students at the ready mark. More studies are underway in six states.