POE READING MENTORS PROGRAM

  
The Poe PTO Reading Mentors Program needs mentors for the ‘23-‘24 school year! It is not too late to join the program!
 
The goal of the Reading Mentors Program is to engage students in the joy of reading! We are looking for enthusiastic adult volunteers (parents, relatives, community members) who love reading, books and kids! Mentors will be matched with a 1st-3rd grade student to read with once per week this school year mid-October through May.
 
Time commitment: 20-30 minutes per week during school hours You will be able to select the day and time that works for you!

 **Volunteers must be VIPS approved. Click here or scan the code to sign up!**

 

An orientation was held Wednesday, October 4, 8am in the Poe Cafeteria. See below for more information.


 

Reading Mentors DO:

  • Bring joy to the student’s day!
  • Build positive experiences with books and reading
  • Provide one-one attention for student
  • Use reading material driven by student interest
  • Expose students to many genres of reading
  • Consistent engagement throughout the school year

Reading Mentors ARE NOT:

  • A formal tutor or tutoring session
  • A small group lesson
  • Assessing the student’s skills pre/post sessions
  • Working on spelling lists or homework

Students are identified by the teacher:

  • In 1st, 2nd and 3rd grades
  • Possibly adding Kindergarten students in Spring 2024
  • To grow confidence
  • To practice speaking and reading
  • To be read to; to have more positive interactions
  • To build comprehension

For further questions or details, email mentoring@poepto.org. 

 

 

 

The Raven - $5,000+

The Olsen Family

The Poet - $2,500+

 

The Kottler Family

The Maag Family

The Fenner-Tsavachidou Family

The Shin Family

The Lewis Family

The Sparker Family

Marcos Cortez & Dana LeDoux-Cortez

Jihoon Lee's Family

The Scoggins Family

Bitty & Beau's Coffee Houston

 

Children's Hour Montessori

Anvil Cards

 

The Storyteller - $1,000+

The Butkus Family

The Hopson Family

The Stein Family

Daniel & Gwen Morales

Anonymous

The Tutos Family

Sherri Hughey

West U Smiles

Plascencia Catani Family

 

MARINE FOODS EXPRESS

The Cornelius Family

The Sasaki Family

Erskine & Yuli Black

Vilar-Iniesta Family

Nevermore - $500+

Paul & Lauren Chapman

Adria Buckner's Family

Anonymous

The Buening Family

The Martin Family

Anonymous

Chamber Door - $250+

Chavarria Family

The Wade Family

The Vykoukal Family

Family of Divya McDonald

Ben & Melissa Flack

Angela and Mario Chairez

The Bells - $50 or More

DeVon Family

Anonymous

Anonymous

Aaron Chang & Geneva Li

Balkanyi Family

Blaine River Jordan

Moe Connect Management