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There have been many mentions of 3rd-grade reading scores in the news recently. Throughout the Suncoast region (Charlotte, DeSoto, Manatee, a…
Our journey with Suncoast Remake Learning Days (SRLD) has been a platform for incredible learning and connections and a catalyst for communit…
It is so easy to look at data and not really picture the magnitude of it; for me, that was the case with Suncoast Remake Learning Days (SRLDs…
Imagine a community where an emphasis on learning in unique and engaging ways is central to our day-to-day lives and where community and fami…
Editor’s Note: names have been changed for this blog. One of our amazing kids, Noah Butler, had a really hard start to his life, but due to a…
Editor’s Note: The Indiana University Indianapolis Lilly Family School of Philanthropy and The Patterson Foundation partnered on “TPF Immersi…
In just its third iteration, Suncoast Remake Learning Days 2024 (SRLD 2024) set a new mark for participation, drawing more than 36,500 Suncoa…
Imagine more than one thousand people across the Suncoast region, meeting in houses, offices, and restaurants, sipping coffee, and sharing sn…
On April 29th, Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (SCGLR) Engagement Team members were excitedly poised at The POINT, the support faci…
Editor’s Note: This article is written by Beth Duda and was originally published by the Herald-Tribune. When we think of learning, often we t…
Dear Friends, As you know, there’s lots of different kinds of families—nuclear, extended, family of friends, and family of co-workers. I’m lu…
The excitement was palpable on a Saturday morning when 200 early learning educators gathered at the Manatee Performing Arts Center with the a…
Dear Friends, Did you hear about the stellar open house event we had at The POINT 2.0 on February 22, 2024? Picture this: a day filled with l…
In 2016, the Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (SCGLR) had just begun to work in Sarasota and Manatee counties. The Patterson Foundat…
On February 13th, the Suncoast Summer Reading Challenge Thrive and Dine Breakfast brought together summer learning program providers from fou…
In the Spring and Summer of 2023, a transformative journey unfolded in the Suncoast region. Alongside TPF Fellow Michael Zimmerman, I embarke…
In September of 2023, the Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading began a book circle project centered around When You Wonder, You’re Learn…
Note: In the summer of 2020, as summer camps were unable to open due to the COVID pandemic, the Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (SC…