Mission: Albuquerque Reads Program a partnership with Albuquerque Public Schools, to provide additional support and assistant to kindergarten students at Title 1 schools through one on one tutoring and mentoring.
Results: Since the program started, several thousand students have benefited from the program. On average, over 80% of the students complete the program reading at grade level. Compared to 35% before the program started, the results are dramatic.
Target demographics: Kindergartners from low-income families in Bernalillo and Valencia Counties, New Mexico.
Direct beneficiaries per year: ~200
Programs: Albuquerque reads program, a partnership with albuquerque public schools: provides additional support and assitance to kindergarten students at title 1 schools through one on one tutoring and mentoring.
I have worked and volunteered for several non-profits, and Albuquerque Reads is the best. It is very organized, and volunteer time is used very efficiently. Best of all, you see results! If you can make it to the tutoring sessions regularly, you see your students grow. Even when my students are trouble-makers, it's all worthwhile at the end of the school year when you know how much you helped. I will definitely be back next year. Thanks!