Colorado Reading Corps - Larimer County

Agency: United Way of Larimer County

Program Description: United Way of Larimer County (UWLC) will deploy a total of 25 AmeriCorps members that are trained in early intervention literacy strategies and serve as one-on-one reading tutors for kindergarten through third grade students in Larimer County. AmeriCorps members will be responsible for increasing academic performance in kindergarten through 3rd grade who likely would otherwise be falling behind. This program will focus on the CNCS focus area of Education.

Program Impact:

  • In 2016-2017 program year, 737 students were served by Larimer County Colorado Reading Corps members and 96.4% of participants showed improved academic performance in literacy.
  • In 2016-2017 program year, 541 students completed 13.5 weeks or successfully graduated the Reading Corps program.
  • In 2016-2017 program year, Members participated in over 10 community service projects throughout Larimer County.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Program Contact: Sarah Bromley, AmeriCorps Program Manager, e-mail: sbromley@uwaylc.org

Website: https://uwaylc.org/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UnitedWayofLarimerCounty/