Read On Communities

Read On Cochise County

read-on-cochise-countyA Collaborative Literacy Project Facilitated by the Cochise County Superintendent’s office:
Read On Cochise will implement strategies and through collaborative partners identify areas throughout the County, which will promote community awareness and mobilize action towards every Cochise child reading at grade level or higher.

Goals, Objectives and Strategies:

This project focused on the challenge of school readiness as it relates to needed resources for children, families, teachers and administrators to develop grade-level reading proficiency in children. During this planning phase, Cochise County School Superintendent will convene partners and providers to build support, assess capacity, and strategize implementation of the following goals:

  • Family supports for early literacy
  • Ensuring school and community information for families is widely available
  • Ensuring families have the skills to support child’s literacy
  • Increasing family awareness and educational opportunities
  • Increase the number of early childhood teachers and volunteers that are highly competent in language development and instructional support
  • Build and mobilize community members to volunteer, advocate and contribute efforts that will ensure all third grade students in Cochise achieve grade level standards
  • Increase transition strategies from Pre-K to K
  • Develop and support a collaborative reinforcing activities and track progress towards goals

Collaborative Partners:

  • Ash Creek School District Benson Primary School
  • Bisbee Unified School District
  • Boys and Girls Clubs
  • Cactus Wren Preschool
  • Center for Academic Success
  • Child Care Administration
  • City of Sierra Vista
  • Cochise College
  • Cochise County Juvenile Court Services
  • Congressman Ron Barber
  • Cochise Faith & Education Alliance Inc./Kids Hope
  • Douglas Unified School District
  • Easter Seals Blake Foundation
  • Elsie S. Hogan Library
  • First Things First
  • Ft. Huachuca Accommodation Schools
  • Head Start, Carmichael
  • Huachuca City Library
  • Omega Academy
  • Palominas Unified School District
  • Sierra Vista Leisure & Library Services
  • Sierra Vista Public Library
  • Sierra Vista Public Schools
  • St. David Unified School District
  • Tombstone Unified School District
  • Tiny Tots Daycare Center
  • U of A Cooperative Extension
  • United Way Sierra Vista/Cochise County