Raising A Reader’s Affiliate Network is a diverse set of agencies from around the nation that locally implement the program.  To become a Raising A Reader Affiliate, agencies must demonstrate their capacity and their commitment to implement Raising A Reader’s high quality, evidence-based practices. For more information on becoming a raising a reader affiliate, click here.

Raising A Reader takes pride in providing Affiliates with the information, tools and professional development opportunities necessary to start, sustain, and expand a successful program.  Below is a preview of the benefits of Affiliate Membership:

Online Affiliate Network
A comprehensive password protected website where Affiliates can access templates, presentations, evaluation data, research articles and other important resources to help support their programs. 

Raising A Reader’s Quarterly E-Newsletter
Raising A Reader’s Quarterly E-Newsletter includes news and information from the Raising A Reader’s Affiliate Network. E-Newsletters include timely information on issues related to early childhood literacy, family engagement, funding, and enhancing research-based practices.

Research to Practice Webinars
Each quarter Raising A Reader holds Research to Practice Webinars that cover a wide range of topics of interest to Raising A Reader Affiliates.

National Affiliate Training
Raising A Reader’s commitment to strong programming begins with its Affiliates. Affiliate leaders must be trained and certified through Raising A Reader’s National Office. Trainings are scheduled on a regular basis and may occur in various parts of the country. Only licensed affiliates are eligible for participation in Training.

National Affiliate Institute
Each year, Raising A Reader welcomes Affiliates from around the nation to the National Coordinator Institute. The institute highlights best practices from the field, reviews the latest research, features nuts-and-bolts sessions to help affiliates improve program implementation, and fosters networking among affiliates.  The event is held in rotating locations each year.

Raising A Reader is a national nonprofit organization that helps families successfully build and sustain literacy routines in the home.