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:

  • During the 2017-2018 program year, 807 Larimer County students were served by Reading Corps Tutors.

  • 97% of teachers agreed that CRC tutors are a valuable component of our school’s reading resources and 96% said the program increased students’ confidence in reading.

  • Each year, members participate 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/