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Raising Readers in Wyoming

Raising Readers in Wyoming encourages parents to read to their young children by providing beautiful new books as part of the well child health care visits.

 

We Read

“We Read” is a partnership between the Casper Star-Tribune, the Natrona County School District (NCSD), and the Natrona County Public Library, supported by local businesses and foundations. Its aim is to promote and support literacy as a community-wide value and reading as an important, multiage, mentoring activity. The overall goal mirrors NCSD’s #1 goal – to have students K-3 grade reading at or above grade level by the end of the third grade.

 

Wyoming Reads

A program of the Sue Jorgensen Library Foundation. The Foundation was created in 1996 to benefit libraries and advance the cause of childhood literacy in Wyoming and to encourage early enthusiasm for reading.

 

Wyoming Quality Counts

WY Quality Counts’ mission is to raise awareness about why quality child care matters for Wyoming’s children, their families and our future. The program promotes quality education opportunities, preparing children for success by using developmentally-appropriate teaching methods and materials to develop cognitive, language, social/emotional and motor skills. WY Quality Counts also provides funding for professionals in early childhood education.

 

Wyoming Kids First

Wyoming Kids First is an early childhood systems building initiative governed by the Wyoming Early Childhood Partnership (WECP). The WECP is a non-profit organization that was formed in 2008 and works exclusively through the Wyoming Kids First initiative. For consistency, the WECP utilizes the Wyoming Kids First nametag for all public relations and activities.

 

Child Development Services of Wyoming

CDS is an organization of the Developmental Preschool Programs serving the state. These Programs provide therapeutic and educational services to preschool children with developmental disabilities and delays.

 

Teton Literacy Center

TLC offers prevention, intervention, and enrichment services for families with children in Pre-K through 12th grade.
Our goal is to strengthen literacy skills for the family unit through tutoring, workshops, classes and home visits.

 

Wyoming State Reading Council

The Wyoming State Reading Council of the international Reading Association is a professional organization that provides information, support and service to anyone concerned with the promotion of the lifelong love of reading and the development of literacy at all levels.

 

International Literacy Association

The International Literacy Association (ILA) is a global advocacy and membership organization of more than 300,000 literacy educators, researchers, and experts across 75 countries. With over 60 years of experience, ILA has set the standard for how literacy is defined, taught, and evaluated.

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College of Education

Literacy Research Center and Clinic

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-3156

Email: hcruz@uwyo.edu

1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
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