Team Read Rocks!

Help us celebrate Team Read’s powerful tutoring pairs at our first-ever virtual FUNdraising event via Facebook and YouTube! We’ll review the triumphs (and challenges) of online tutoring, with stories from student readers, teen coaches, parents, and educators....

Team Read Alumna Loan Lam

My journey with Team Read did not start with me as a coach, but as a student reader in the second grade. What inspired me to become a coach was my personal experience with my own coach, Jennifer. At home, my family didn’t speak English and were too busy to help me...

Former Student Reader: Bao

I’m a sophomore at Garfield High School and this is my third year working with Team Read at Thurgood Marshall. My first experience with Team Read was in elementary school when I participated as a student reader. During that time, I developed a strong connection with...

New Coach: Elyse

My name is Elyse and I am in 9th grade. This is my first year as a Team Read coach at Concord International Elementary. I remember when my older sister was a Team Read coach during her freshman year of high school, and I’m so excited to follow in her footsteps. I have...

Returning Coach: Lucia

I have been a part of the Team Read program since my sophomore year of high school and it has been one of the best parts of my high school experience. I remember right when schools shut down because of the COVID-19 pandemic, my mind immediately went to my Team Read...