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 2021-2022

  • Angela Bass, Executive Director, Mississippi Early Learning Alliance
  • Kim Benton, Professor, William Carey University
  • Michael Cormack, Deputy Superintendent, Jackson Public School District
  • Jason Dean, Senior VP, Path Company
  • 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
  • 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
  • Angela Rutherford, Director, Center for Excellence in Literacy Instruction