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A Letter from GELF President James Pond: COVID-19

A Letter from GELF President James Pond: COVID-19

Dear Friends, As we all navigate through this time of uncertainty, I wanted to provide an update on how Governor’s Early Literacy Foundation is addressing the COVID-19 virus. We are continuing to monitor the situation and follow the guidance of the CDC and...

Celebrating 15 Years & Turning the Page to the Next Chapter

Celebrating 15 Years & Turning the Page to the Next Chapter

On January 7, Governor's Early Literacy Foundation (GELF) hosted our annual Statewide Partner Dinner at the Tennessee State Museum. During the special event, we celebrated the Foundation's 15 year anniversary and "turned the page" to the next chapter with our...

Calling All Children in Tennessee: Help Us Name Our Owl

Calling All Children in Tennessee: Help Us Name Our Owl

WHAT IS MY NAME? Help Us Name Our Owl We need your help naming the Governor's Early Literacy Foundation (GELF) mascot! Make a video of your little ones telling us what the name of our owl should be and why--- OR-- Post a photo with your child displaying the...

Welcoming New GELF Board Members

Welcoming New GELF Board Members

oin us in welcoming four new members to the Governor's Early Literacy Foundation Board of Directors. For more information, please click the link in their name below. To see the full list of board members, click here. We are excited to have these accomplished...

Book Bus Summit Brings Together Programs for Best Practices

Book Bus Summit Brings Together Programs for Best Practices

Governor's Books from Birth Foundation's Book Bus program makes an impact on early literacy efforts in the community. In partnership with local school systems, the Book Bus program creates mobile libraries that provide high-quality literacy resources to...

Storybook Trails Provide An Outdoor Reading Adventure

Storybook Trails Provide An Outdoor Reading Adventure

In 2018, Governor's Early Literacy Foundation (GELF) launched the Storybook Trail program by partnering with Tennessee State Parks Conservancy, city parks and outdoor areas to provide a children’s storybook, presented on child-height panels, along a short trail...