Closing the literacy gap by closing the gap between home and school.

Springboard Collaborative 10 year anniversary logo, 10 years of closing the literacy gap

Our mission

Springboard Collaborative closes the literacy gap by closing the gap between home and school. We coach educators and family members to help kids learn to read by 4th grade. Springboard envisions a world in which all children have the requisite literacy skills to access life opportunities.

What We Do

Reading growth

3-month boost

Our programs help families and educators work together to accelerate student learning. Check out recent results here.

Students served

16,425 students

During the 2021 calendar year, we served 16,425 students.

School partners

272 schools

In 2021, we supported families and educators at 272 schools across the United States and expanded to cities like Houston, TX and Philadelphia, MS.

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Our offerings

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FELA

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FELA

Springboard Collaborative coaches teachers and parents to help kids read on grade level. We help schools to dramatically improve outcomes by harnessing the untapped potential in family engagement.

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OST programs

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OST programs

Springboard Summer & Afterschool train teachers to differentiate instruction and engage families in order to accelerate struggling readers’ progress during the academic year.

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SLA

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SLA

Springboard Learning Accelerators (SLA) provide the structure and support educators and families need to set and achieve reading goals.

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Who we are

Staff

The staff behind Springboard are dreamers and doers with a common resolve. Check out their roles and bios.
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The board

Our national board members each have a unique superpower. Learn more about their expertise and acumen.

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School partners

These schools have taken a bold stand: demanding the best for their students and investing in partnerships that help them thrive.

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Funders

We are humbled by generous support from foundations, individuals, and corporations. In the words of a Springboard parent, “It takes a village.”

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Families

Parents’ love for their children is the greatest–and most underutilized–natural resource in education. Meet the families who fuel our engine of change.

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Teachers

Springboard coaches, trains, and supports the teachers in each of our school partners. By collaborating with parents, they are transforming students’ lives.