The mission of the Read to Me Project is to help young children achieve academic readiness and a lifetime of success by providing the foundation for learning and language through the act of being read to daily by their elementary age siblings.
Exposes young children to a world of knowledge through books
Expands and increases vocabulary and language comprehension
Increases older sibling's confidence and self-esteem through contributing to his/her younger sibling's learning
Provides practice for older elementary aged siblings to improve reading skills and fluency
Models good family literacy practices
Prepares children to succeed in kindergarten and beyond