Parents and Caregivers: Top Tips for Spring Break

With spring break coming up, and state testing coming soon after it, time spent at home outside of school is even more important than usual. Leticia Skae, literacy teaching development specialist at MLK Magnet High School and former Blue Ribbon Teacher award winner and Teacher of the Year finalist, gives some helpful tips for how to best use this extra …

Training Opportunity for Child Care Providers at the Nashville Public Library

Are you a child care provider? The Nashville Public Library has a terrific pre-K literacy program called Bringing Books to Life! that offers training workshops, story times, materials, resources and more. The program impacts teachers, staff, students and families through fun, artistic activities designed to increase children’s literacy proficiency and growth. To learn more about this opportunity, click here. Every …

Invitation To Participate: Alignment Nashville’s Summer Reading Partners

The Summer Reading Partners pilot, an initiative of the Pre-K–Elementary Alignment Team, aims to increase and strengthen summer learning opportunities for Nashville’s students. The “summer slide” can contribute to up to three years of literacy proficiency loss, particularly for students in low-income homes and communities, where access to literacy resources can often be more scarce. The Summer Reading Partners initiative …