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 2022-2023

  • Kim Benton, Educational Consultant
  • Michael Cormack, Deputy Superintendent, Jackson Public School District
  • Lloyd Gray, President, Phil Hardin Foundation
  • Sammy Moon, Retired Executive Director, Mississippi Alliance of Nonprofits and Philanthropy
  • Nathan Oakley, Policy Director College and Career Pathways, Foundation for Excellence in Education
  • Greer Proctor-Dickson, Manager of Program Design, University of Mississippi
  • Caroline Wicker Sims, Government Relations Advisor, Butler Snow LLP
  • Linda Southward, Executive Director, The Children’s Foundation of Mississippi
  • Toy Watts, Superintendent, Laurel School District
  • Glen East, Board Chair, Mississippi State Board of Education
  • Kristen Wynn, State Literacy Directions (K-12), Mississippi Department of Education
  • Tara Y. Wren, Director of Education, Mississippi Public Broadcasting
  • Angela Rutherford, Director, Center for Excellence in Literacy Instruction