“The more that you read, the more things you’ll know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.“–Dr. Seuss
1st graders listening to Seuss
I love Read Across America for personal reasons.
I started my career in education as a first grade teacher.
I wanted to be a person who made sure that kids just starting out would like school and like to read. And since co-founding Advanced Reading Concepts in 1977, I love what I do with teens and adults for a similar reason. I help prepare them for additional learning and to rekindle and have time for a love of reading again. I also help those who never liked to read become readers–so I am sort of starting them off as well.
Once a year I get to go back to my beginnings as a teacher. I volunteer to read stories to grade school children through…
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