Reading Partners

Posted on August 9, 2016

To provide salary support for the Program Director who leads a team of five staff members responsible for implementing their reading program in 17 New York City public schools. Reading Partners delivers one core program: data-driven, one-on-one literacy tutoring for K-5 students in Title I elementary schools using trained and supervised volunteers. Student-tutor pairs work for 45 minutes twice a week, following an Individualized Reading Plan based on regular assessments of students’ strengths and weaknesses.The Program Director will oversee and support overall program growth, ensuring that their program can help struggling readers get on track to achieve literacy proficiency by fourth grade, and set up their students for success in the classroom and beyond.