About Jody

Jody Cohn Regional Director – Denver Since 2022 Jody has been in education for 32 years as a teacher, literacy coach and for the past 18 years as an elementary school principal. Her passion in education is the opportunity to serve diverse communities while...

About Tara

Tara Castaneda Program Manager – La Junta Project Since January 2022 Tara has a background in sales development, market analysis, and multi-media marketing. She has a strong passion for youth and the aging population in rural communities, especially those in the...

About Noel

Noel Wilson Education Director Since Summer 2021 A native of Colorado, Noel Wilson has been an educator for 20 plus years, teaching exclusively at the elementary level. He has not only worked at providing a strong academic base for his students, but also at preparing...

Andrew’s Spotlight

Andrew Apodaca Volunteer Since 1997 Meet Andrew!  Andrew is self-employed as a private tutor and volunteers his free time tutoring for free with Children’s Literacy Center.  He has volunteered since 1997 and helped over 50 children improve their reading skills using...

Arlene’s Spotlight

Volunteer since Summer of 2017   Arleen is a phenomenal tutor; she incorporates a lot of her skills as an author in all of her tutoring sessions. She is really serious about her role as a tutor and sees the value of children learning to read well and write with...

Debbie’s Spotlight

Debbie Mulay Volunteer since Oct 2012 …you don’t have to be a teacher to do this. Meet Debbie! She is a retired teacher who worked as a Title 1 Reading Specialist at South Mesa Elementary in Pueblo School District 70 for many years. She has tutored for...