Teacher Preparedness

School districts, charter schools and community partners will align to provide their K-3rd grade teachers and specialists the highest quality, science of reading professional development and coaching through a culturally competent lens.

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Rationale

Superintendents, Chief Academic Officers, and Directors of Charter Schools stated that most K-3 teachers are not taught how to teach a child to read, based on scientific and culturally competent practices. Teachers are not even sure what is a “good” reading curriculum.

Strategy

Research private and public funding sources, locally and nationally, to increase funding. Show outcomes.

Members

Find more info about our members below.

Atlas Public Schools

ED Plus

Ferguson Florissant School District

First Bank

Hazelwood School District

Hope Education with the Bridge of Hope Ministries

Jennings School District

Missouri Literacy Association

Normandy Schools Collaborative

Riverview Gardens School District

The Oasis Institute

University of Missouri - St. Louis

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It's Your Turn! 

Become a Leader. Be a Reader.

Help us ensure that all children can and will read proficiently by the end of third grade.