National Campaign for Grade-Level Reading Partners

The National Campaign for Grade-Level Reading is supported by a broad range of public, private, and nonprofit sector organizations, including the National Civic League, the National League of Cities, Generations United, United Way Worldwide, Target, City Year, the Corporation for National and Community Service, the U.S. Department of Education, and America’s Promise Alliance. A comprehensive list of partners can be found here.

Mississippi Campaign for Grade-Level Reading Partners

Founding Partners

Advisory Board Members 2019-2020

  • Kim Benton, Professor, William Carey University
  • Michael Cormack, Chief of Staff, Jackson Public School District
  • Jason Dean, VP of Program Development, Tenax Aerospace; Mississippi State Board of Education
  • Morgana Freeman, Executive Director, Tallahatchie River Foundation
  • Lloyd Gray, President, Phil Hardin Foundation
  • Heather Hanna, Director, Policy Research and Systems Change Lab, Social Science Research Center, Mississippi State University
  • Brian Harvey, Superintendent, Oxford School District
  • John Kelly, CAO, City of Gulfport; Mississippi State Board of Education
  • Sammy Moon, Executive Director, Mississippi Alliance of Nonprofits and Philanthropy
  • Nathan Oakley, Chief Academic Officer, Mississippi Department of Education
  • Greer Proctor-Dickson, Director of School Readiness, Barksdale Reading Institute
  • Caroline Wicker Sims, Government Relations Advisor, Butler Snow LLP
  • Linda Southward, Executive Director, The Children’s Foundation of Mississippi