Schools

Visit a Storybook Trail: Program Map

Visit a Storybook Trail: Program Map

Our Storybook Trail program now includes 35 trails in Tennessee, including locations at 19 state parks. Below is a list and map for each location.   Current Trails John Barnes Park Heritage Park Donaldson Park Fred Deadman Park E.G. Fisher Public Library Wetlands...

Storybook Trail Marketing Toolkit

Storybook Trail Marketing Toolkit

In expanding the Storybook Trail program, we do have branding guidelines and marketing requirements to ensure proper recognition of Governor’s Early Literacy Foundation and our funding partners and to ensure that trail design is consistent statewide. Our...

Book Bus Grants

Book Bus Grants

Through our Book Bus program, we partner with school systems and fellow nonprofits to create mobile libraries that provide children and families with access to high-quality resources. Our role is to amplify the Book Bus program by providing our grantees with financial...

Locate a Book Bus: Program Map

Locate a Book Bus: Program Map

Our Book Bus program now includes eleven active buses with seven more coming soon. Below is a list and a map of active and coming soon programs. Summer 2022 Book Buses Alcoa City SchoolsBledsoe County SchoolsBristol City SchoolsCampbell County SchoolsCannon County...

Book Bus Marketing Toolkit (Graphics, Accordion)

Book Bus Marketing Toolkit (Graphics, Accordion)

In expanding the Book Bus program, we do have branding guidelines and marketing requirements to ensure proper recognition of Governor’s Early Literacy Foundation and our funding partners and to ensure that bus design is consistent statewide. Our Communications...

K-3 Summer Reading Marketing Toolkit (Flyers, Graphics, Language)

K-3 Summer Reading Marketing Toolkit (Flyers, Graphics, Language)

As part of our K-3 Summer Reading pilot, we provide rising first through third graders in participating school districts with books and resources delivered to their mailbox over the summer. Below is a link to our K-3 Summer Reading Marketing Toolkit, which includes...

K-3 Summer Pilot Book List: Suggestions & Activities

K-3 Summer Pilot Book List: Suggestions & Activities

As part of our K-3 Summer Reading pilot, we provide rising first through third graders in participating school districts with books and resources delivered to their mailbox over the summer. This program was launched in 2020, piloting a Summer Collection from Dolly...

GELF Annual Reports

GELF Annual Reports

Below are links to Governor’s Early Literacy Foundation’s previous Annual Reports and Year in Review that highlight fiscal year growth. FY2019 Year in Review FY2018 Annual Report FY2017 Annual Report

Why Early Literacy Matters Fact Sheet: Birth-5 Impacts

Why Early Literacy Matters Fact Sheet: Birth-5 Impacts

Below is a link to our Why Early Literacy Matters Fact Sheet. This graphic outlines the impacts of reading, literacy and books in the home on a young child’s early brain development. These statistics have been compiled and summarized from research studies and reports...