Through its “Literacy Lights” initiative, Governor’s Early Literacy Foundation partners to provide Tennessee military service members and their children with books to read together while they are apart.
Governor’s Early Literacy Foundation Announces 2022-2023 Educator Advisory Council to Help Combat Learning Loss Across Tennessee
28 educators from across Tennessee will work together to strengthen early literacy PRESS RELEASE September 20, 2022 NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Governor’s Early Literacy Foundation (GELF) today announced its 2022-2023 Educator Advisory Council, 28 educators from rural, urban,...
Nearly One Million Books Coming to TN Homes to Spur Summer Reading and Help “Stop the Slide!” Through First Statewide K-3 Book Delivery Program, Serving 162K Students
Governor’s Early Literacy Foundation, in collaboration with Scholastic, expands its K-3 Home Library program to benefit 162,000 teachers and students across Tennessee, marking the first statewide roll-out of an at-home book delivery program for K-3 students PRESS...
Governor’s Early Literacy Foundation Partners with the Nashville Predators to Encourage Families to Get Outdoors & Get Reading at Storybook Trails
During National Physical Fitness & Sports Month in May, the Nashville Predators join Governor’s Early Literacy Foundation to promote the Foundation’s Storybook Trail program at 36 parks across Tennessee, connecting literacy and physical activity for families
14 Book Buses to Deliver Free Literacy Resources to Combat Summer Learning Loss Statewide
Governor’s Early Literacy Foundation announces partnership with 14 local organizations to establish mobile libraries that will drive books and literacy tools to children and communities in Summer 2022
A Love Letter to Tennessee: From Nissan & Governor’s Early Literacy Foundation
Make Tennessee your Valentine this year by sparking a love of reading in children. February 2022 By James Pond, GELF President and Parul Bajaj, Senior Manager, Philanthropy, Nissan U.S. and Executive Director, Nissan Foundation and GELF board member Dear Tennessee,...
23,171 Knox County Parents Will Receive Texts to Help Children Learn at Home
PRESS RELEASEFeb. 2, 2022 With less than 1/3 of Tennessee 3rd graders reading proficiently, Governor’s Early Literacy Foundation and the Tennessee Department of Education partner with Ready4K to meet families where they are with the resources they need to help...