Program Outcomes Shared at National Conference
Raising A Reader's Director of Programs, Dr. Holly Kreider, was invited to present a scholarly paper on Raising A Reader at the American Educational Research Association’s (AERA) 2011 annual meeting in New Orleans. The paper synthesized findings from ten years of independent evaluations of Raising A Reader to inform national programming and the fields of early literacy and family engagement more broadly.
Specifically the paper:
Outcome categories that were investigated and for which Raising A Reader demonstrates significant positive effects include:
Positive effects were most pronounced for English language learners, children from low-income families, and children from households with less than a high school education.
The American Educational Research Association (AERA), founded in 1916, is concerned with improving the educational process by encouraging scholarly inquiry related to education and evaluation and by promoting the dissemination and practical application of research results.
AERA is the most prominent international professional organization, with the primary goal of advancing educational research and its practical application.
Raising A Reader was extremely proud to be selected to present at this prestigious national conference.