Key Pillarsearly literacy
access to books
Designed For: Birth – Grade 3
What It Includes: Professional development training for educators, family engagement workshops, and a selection of take-home books and family resources
Ideal User: Districts, Schools, Childcare Centers and Referral Agencies, Community Based Organizations, Parents Resource Centers, Early Learning Coalitions and Pre-Schools
Why It's Important
Families serve as a child's first (and most important) teachers. Research has demonstrated that when families are involved in schools, students are more successful, both in the immediate and in the long term.
Why It Works
Read and Rise contains tools that engage and connect families to schools and communities, creating literacy rich environments. It provides a research-based curriculum that strengthens and supports existing school improvement and family engagement goals.