To close the literacy achievement gap experienced by at-risk children in Washington State.
Who We Work With
Page Ahead partners with elementary schools, early learning centers and social service agencies across Washington State to increase access to books for children and families, educate and empower parents to support their children's learning, and provide professional development to early learning educators on current literacy research and strategies.
What We Do
Prevent summer learning loss
Summer learning loss disproportionately affects children from low-income families. By increasing access to self-selected books during summer break, kids maintain their reading skill and return to school in the fall ready to learn.
- We achieve this goal through our Book Up Summer Program
Ensure children start school with foundational literacy skills
Students who are unprepared to start school often fall behind, leaving them unable to read
well by the end of 3rd grade. Engaging and providing support to parents is crucial to create an environment that gives kids a strong start in reading.
- We achieve this goal through our Family Involvement Program
Recruit volunteers to hold book drives, adopt educational sites, and read with children
- We achieve this goal through our Community Involvement Program