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Erin Hamilton, EdD, Joins 95 Percent Group as Vice President, Educational Strategy

Hamilton will lead the charge to accelerate awareness and adoption of 95 Percent Group’s solutions at the state, regional and district levels

Erin Hamilton, EdD, Joins 95 Percent Group as Vice President, Educational Strategy

Lincolnshire, Ill. – May 15, 2024 – Today 95 Percent Group LLC, the trusted source for comprehensive, proven literacy solutions, announced literacy expert Erin Hamilton, EdD, joined the company as its new vice president, educational strategy.

Hamilton previously held the position of state solutions manager at Lexia®. With a career spanning more than two decades, her diverse journey progressed from 15 years as a K-5 educator to a literacy consultant, enhancing classroom practices with teachers in Pennsylvania. She then advanced to the role of curriculum specialist, collaborating with district superintendents on comprehensive planning and school improvement initiatives. During the past two years, Hamilton has extended her impact across the country, supporting state-level initiatives that accelerate the adoption of policies and legislation that emphasize evidence-aligned literacy instruction. She earned her doctorate in educational leadership from Immaculata University, with her dissertation focused on the self-efficacy of elementary principals in foundational literacy leadership.

“We are thrilled to welcome Erin to our team at 95 Percent Group, a true expert in the science of reading. Her expertise and advocacy are exactly what we need at this crucial time in the literacy movement. Erin is an important addition to our current team’s deep expertise, and I am confident that her extensive experience and educational network will help us work with state and district leaders to reach even more schools with our proven solutions for developing proficient readers,” said Brad Lindaas, CEO, 95 Percent Group.

Building on her relationships with state education leaders, Hamilton is charged with accelerating awareness and growth of the adoption of 95 Percent Group’s proven solutions at the state, district, and regional levels. Her decades of experience in literacy education combined with the decades of proven effectiveness of products in 95 Percent Group’s One95 Literacy Ecosystem™ pave the way for ensuring that all U.S. students build the reading skills requisite for success.

Hamilton said, “It is an honor to join the creative and passionate team at 95 Percent Group and to introduce even more educators to our evidence-based, science of reading aligned solutions. With nationwide momentum for the science of reading, 95 Percent Group is the professional learning and literacy solution go-to every state needs to support districts in building literacy skills effectively, efficiently, and joyfully across all tiers of instruction. The future of a functioning, purposeful society depends upon getting this right.”

About 95 Percent Group

95 Percent Group is an education company whose mission is to build on science to empower teachers—supplying the knowledge, resources and support they need—to develop strong readers. Using an approach that is based in structured literacy, the company’s One95 Literacy Ecosystem™ integrates professional learning and evidence-based literacy products into one cohesive system that supports consistent instructional routines across tiers and is proven and trusted to help students close skill gaps and read fluently. 95 Percent Group is also committed to advancing research, best practices, and thought leadership on the science of reading more broadly. For more information, visit


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