Flagler County, FL – ReadingPals is a statewide early literacy initiative that provides volunteer mentors for students from Prekindergarten(VPK) to 3rd grade who may need a little extra help, utilizing one-on-one or small group settings.

The public is invited to attend a Training Session on How to mentor and foster a love of reading in a struggling student.

Through training and learning the 3 Pillars of ReadingPals:

                  Mentoring, Early Literacy, Social-Emotional Development,

you will be ready to help a child meet and exceed grade level expectations.

Trainings are as follows and only requires attendance at 1 session.

If you have mentored in the past, you do need to attend 1 session.

All sessions will be at the Government Service Building,

1769 E Moody Blvd, bldg #2 on the 3rd floor, then follow signs.

Thursday, July 22nd 9:30am – 12noon

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Wednesday, July 28th 12:30pm – 3:00pm

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For more information about becoming a reading mentor, please call 386-416-7922 or email Judy at judy@flaglervolunteer.org

“ReadingPals was designed by and is currently managed by The Children’s Movement of Florida – a nonprofit, nonpartisan movement of Floridians advocating for high-quality early learning opportunities, access to children’s health care, and parent support programs. Through your volunteer experience, you will see firsthand the importance of high-quality early education and why The Movement wants to give our youngest Floridians a strong start.

For more information, click on the link http://www.childrensmovementflorida.org

Featured Photo: Augusta businessman John Lajoie reads Tuesday to Hussey Elementary School first graders in Arielle Roy’s classroom during the school’s first read-a-thon. Several local prominent people read to kids as part of initiative to engage them in reading. Staff photo by Andy Molloy/CentralMaine.com.