Help Team Read Grow!

Help Team Read Grow!

My name is Yolanda Eng. I’m the new Team Read Board President and a former reading coach. Team Read gave me the opportunity to have a meaningful job experience, exposed me to the inequities that impact student success, and taught me to take ownership of my community....
Fall 2021 Coach Training

Fall 2021 Coach Training

Over the past few weeks, Team Read provided online training for 180+ teen reading coaches in preparation for the 2021-22 Seattle school year program. It was great to see lots of returning coaches, as well as many new faces, eager to learn more about their role in...
2021 Back to School Book Drive

2021 Back to School Book Drive

Team Read will be serving many more students during the 2021-22 school year, with several new sites in Seattle, Highline, Tukwila, and beyond. You can support this growth and help expand Team Read’s libraries by purchasing books from our Amazon charity list or making...
Welcome New Staff and Board!

Welcome New Staff and Board!

Over the past couple months, Team Read has added two staff and welcomed three new board members to our team. “We are super excited to have such dynamic and skilled individuals joining our board and staff!” said Executive Director, Melissa Pailthorp. “We’re growing...

2020-21 Program Evaluation Highlights

During the 2020-21 school year, Team Read provided 40 hours of one:one reading time for hundreds of 2nd-4th grade students online after school. We saw them develop powerful connections with their teen reading coaches and become stronger, more confident readers. In the...

Team Read Expands to Tukwila

We are thrilled to announce Team Read will be partnering with Tukwila School District (TSD) beginning this fall to provide one:one reading tutoring support for 2nd and 3rd grade students at Cascade View, Tukwila, and Thorndyke Elementary Schools. Earlier this year,...
Team Read Summer Wrap-Up and Fall Preview

Team Read Summer Wrap-Up and Fall Preview

Team Read launched our 2021 summer program on July 6th. Many of our Seattle-based coaches and readers who worked together during the school year opted to continue their partnership for five weeks of virtual programming. Team Read’s core program included five different...