Spring Coach Workshops

deveTeam Read believes young people learn and lead confidently when nurtured, entrusted with responsibility, and are held accountable for their performance. We take a strengths-based approach to our work with young readers and teen coaches, by listening to their...

Reading Coach Reflection: Maija

I started Team Read as an 8th grader working at my old elementary school, Leschi Elementary. A student who had worked as a tutor the previous semester came into my class and did a short presentation on what the program did for students. I decided to become a coach...

Highline Team Read Spotlight

Team Read expanded to Highline Public Schools in Fall 2016 with a pilot program at Hazel Valley Elementary, and then began serving students at Midway Elementary in 2017. With our 5-year anniversary just around the corner, we thought it would be fun to check in with...

Promoting Joyful Reading

“Team Read is keeping students active and engaged in reading this year with literacy games, reading challenges, and fun surprises over the next few months. March was Game Month at our online sites.  Students and coaches practiced their literacy skills in...

Dear Team Read Coaches, Readers, and Families, Last week was another difficult week, punctuated by the murder of 8 people in Atlanta, including 6 Asian women, and emblematic of hate and violence enabled by white supremacist thinking.  These victims were mothers,...

Team Read Rocks!

This event has passed. You can watch the videos featured during our livestream here. 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...

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...