Category: ‘Summer Learning’

Bright Spots: Literacy Support Specialists shine, help students achieve during challenging summer

Being a Literacy Support Specialist (LSS) is challenging under normal circumstances. Throw in a global pandemic and the demands take on an added level of accountability for everyone involved. Despite the challenges, the teachers who served as Literary Support Specialists for Read Fort Worth’s 2020 Summer Scholars Collaborative made a difference. At summer programs across […] Read more


Bright Spots: Summer Scholars Collaborative returns in 2020

The Summer Scholars Collaborative (SSC) returns in 2020 with 11 programs reaching thousands of young learners across Greater Fort Worth. Each program incorporates reading and writing components into its summer programming, with a goal of ensuring students maintain or improve in reading skills going into the next school year. While several of the programs returning […] Read more

Jun, 12, 2020


Read Fort Worth Update: Our Progress & The Path Ahead

Dear Read Fort Worth Community: For the past four years, Read Fort Worth has existed as a community collaborative focused on ensuring that every child can read on grade level by the end of third grade. Our mission and our passion remain the same, even as the world around us has changed. We are focused on supporting students […] Read more


Read Fort Worth Year in Review 2019

An eventful year for Read Fort Worth ends with momentum towards 2020, as we continue to support the dedicated and mission-driven elementary school teachers and leaders that work every day in our classrooms so that children can learn how to read. Along the way, we’ve focused our early-literacy efforts on a Strategic Framework consisting of […] Read more

Read Fort Worth Newsletter – September 2019

Read Fort Worth September 2019 Newsletter IN THIS ISSUE This month’s newsletter includes a call for Reading Volunteers and a spotlight on North Texas Giving Day, as well as updates from our Collaborative Action Networks, Fort Worth ISD, Fort Worth Public Library, Early Learning Alliance and more. Read the September 2019 Issue Now Subscribe to […] Read more

Read Fort Worth Newsletter – August 2019

August 2019 Newsletter IN THIS ISSUE Message from Executive Director Anel Mercado Making the Grade: How You Can Help Thank You, Classroom Library Campaign Volunteers! Reading Volunteers: Are You In? Expanded Learning: FWFD Boots on the Ground at Cobb Park Fort Worth ISD Attendance Vision: Attendance Adds Up Fort Worth Public Library: Tail Waggin’ Tutors ELA Corner: Help Me Grow North Texas Community Leader […] Read more

Summer Scholars Collaborative: Igniting a spark at Camp Fire

Igniting the desire within each child has been the Camp Fire First Texas way for more than a century. Camp Fire Day Camps did so this summer with reading as the backdrop. “It is our goal that youth have an opportunity to find their spark, or inner passions, and discover ways and have opportunities to […] Read more


Summer Scholars Collaborative: United Community Centers seek to serve and empower

United Community Centers, Inc. is serious about serving and empowering those in need by creating opportunities to enrich lives within the community. Doing so for children is the goal of UCC’s Summer Education Enrichment Program, which is part of Read Fort Worth’s Summer Scholars Collaborative. The Collaborative consists of 12 programs at more than 60 […] Read more

Summer Scholars Collaborative: Building bonds at Project Transformation

Relationships are at the heart of everything Project Transformation Central Texas does. Those bonds are essential in working with children from low-income neighborhoods, as Project Transformation provides programming for after school and summer day camps. The summer day camp programs for elementary students focus on enriching the mind, body and spirit. They’re also part of […] Read more


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