How is Literacy United intervention conducted?

The Literacy United intervention is conducted whereby a certified reading specialist (master’s or doctorate in reading/special education or related field) meet with students weekly for an hour after-school in small academically-homogenous groups (>3 per group). 

What will intervention include?

Intervention will consist of a multi-component individualized treatments focusing on all facets of reading (phonological awareness, phonics, rate, accuracy, vocabulary, comprehension and written expression).

How are students paired?

Students are paired based on initial baseline test results and can be reassigned based on individual progress. 


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HRB Investments and Macho Self Storage provide a storage unit for the Literacy United to store books. Books are given to partner organizations and other nonprofits for distribution to children living in poverty situations.