Reading Partners is a program that pairs volunteer reading tutors with children in grades K-3 at local Fairfield County public schools and community centers.

As part of the Federation-supported Herbert and Sarah M. Gibor Reading Partners program, volunteers devote a minimum of 1 hour per week during the school year, to help children boost their reading skills. Each session is overseen by a Team Leader, and our volunteer tutors are equipped with ongoing training, literacy-based workshops, an extensive leadership support network, and regular program newsletters.

No professional educational experience or tutoring background is required. All that’s needed is a love of children and desire to nurture their curious young minds one-on-one.

See past Reading Partners newsletters:

Reading Partners volunteer locations include:
Creative Learning at the First Presbyterian Church
Davenport Ridge Elementary School
Hart Magnet Elementary School
K.T. Murphy Elementary School
Newfield School
Northeast Elementary School
Rogers International School
Roxbury Elementary School
Springdale Elementary School
Julia A. Stark School
Stillmeadow Elementary School
Toquam Magnet School
Westover Magnet Elementary School

Contact Us


Lenore Fogel

Director of Reading Partners and LIFE & LEGACY

Apply to be a Reading Partners volunteer

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