Our Work Literacy is essential for individual and community success. Read Write Spell works to ensure that every child in Forsyth County learns to read. Our research-based approach is scientifically proven to be more effective, for more children, than traditional literacy instruction.

K-1 Reading Foundations Program

A volunteer tutor commits to

  • Attend a 2-day training
  • Tutor twice a week for 40 minutes
  • Complete 45 one-on-one tutoring sessions

A volunteer tutor receives

  • 2-day training
  • All necessary materials
  • 3 coaching sessions
  • Ongoing support

A K-1 Reading Foundations tutor provides instruction in phonological and phonemic awareness, listening comprehension, and letter formation to kindergarten and first grade students in order to prevent literacy struggles in later grades

Augustine Literacy Project® Program

A volunteer tutor commits to

  • Attend a 5-day training
  • Tutor twice a week for 45-60 minutes
  • Complete 60 one-on-one tutoring sessions

A volunteer tutor receives

  • 5-day training
  • All necessary materials
  • 5 practice lessons
  • 6 personalized coaching sessions
  • Ongoing support

The Augustine Literacy Project®
Program utilizes a structured,
multisensory, phonetic teaching
approach. This program focuses
on the five essential components
of research-based reading
instruction: phonemic awareness,
phonics, vocabulary, fluency, and

Due to the increased need for volunteer tutors to help students in the fall created by learning loss related to remote learning, all tutor fees will be waived for 2021.

As space permits, individuals who will not tutor a
Read Write Spell student (live out of the area or
those who want to train without a commitment)
may complete this training for $525

Our Students

We serve public school children in targeted WS/FCS schools who struggle with reading or written language. We accept referrals from teachers, parents/guardians, and curriculum coordinators.

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