What we do
Springboard’s Summer and Afterschool programs are designed as immersive professional development experiences that build lasting internal capacity. Kids become stronger readers, parents learn to teach reading at home, and teachers improve their practice. Students average a 3-4 month reading gain, closing the gap to grade-level performance by more than half in just 5-10 weeks. Parent attendance at weekly workshops average 91%. Delivered either in-person or virtually, these programs combine:
- Daily reading instruction for Pre-K through fourth-graders,
- Weekly workshops training parents to teach reading at home,
- A rigorous coaching cycle for teachers,
- An incentive structure that awards learning tools to families.
Both Summer and Afterschool can be implemented as a fully-managed solution (flagship) or through a train-the-trainer model (affiliate).
Springboard Learning Accelerators (SLA) provide the structure and support educators and families need to set and achieve reading goals. Over a 5- to 10-week period, SLAs help students boost reading skills while also strengthening family-educator relationships. SLAs serve as a starter pack for schools or districts looking to implement Springboard’s game-changing FELA framework.
Learning Accelerators can be implemented remotely or in-person at any time during the year (including summer!).