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Una coalición de alfabetización diseñada para promover la lectura por placer y aumentar las bibliotecas hogareñas mediante la donación de libros nuevos a los estudiantes que leen activamente en el programa.


Phase 2 - Backbone Support for Collective Impact

Collaborate with nonprofit, government, corporate, civic, and faith-based organizations; community leaders, educators, colleges and universities, parents, guardians and students to form a collective impact to increase resources and equitable opportunities. Together we will use and develop best practices and a leadership program derived from research, collected data and evaluation.

Phase 3 - Develop Young Leaders

Readers & Achievers - Book by Book

A literacy partnership designed to promote reading for pleasure and to increase home libraries by donating new books to students actively reading in the program.  Enrolls 2nd grade students. Includes: Kick-Off Events with guest authors, EOY Celebration Awards, and Scholastic Family Literacy Events.  We are a member of the Scholastic Literacy Partnerships. 

* GLEAMS Leadership Academy * - "Where Opportunity Knocks"
A Full-Service Community School with partnerships that cultivates  young leaders to thrive in their community with a commitment to academic, social, economic, environmental, and civic excellence. 
Areas of Specialty: Government, Literacy,  Economics, Arts, Math and Science. 

A Middle School program for sixty 5th grade gifted and talented  students who need more (resources and opportunities) to achieve more.   Over four years, the program will provide: a student-centered curriculum that include various Project Based Learning (PBL) units, encompassing all grade-level subjects across grades 5 through 8.  Curriculum goals include raising literacy and critical thinking through inquiry, reaching and exceeding benchmark standards in English Language Arts, Math, and Science, and guiding students toward completing Algebra 1 by the end of 8th grade.

Students will have the opportunity to prepare and qualify for Specialty High School programs. 

GLEAMS Leadership Academy  develops young leaders for the full STEAM ahead!


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Participating Schools

Overby Sheppard Elementary, est. March 15, 2022

RC Longan Elementary School, est. April 19, 2022

Identificación del impuesto:  85-2622208

Dirección: apartado de correos 2338

Glen Allen VA 23058



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