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Suncoast Remake Learning Days 2024 Sets Record for Participation

In just its third iteration, Suncoast Remake Learning Days 2024 (SRLD 2024) set a new mark for participation, drawing more than 36,500 Suncoa…

When You Wonder, You’re Learning: A Journey with Mister Rogers

Imagine more than one thousand people across the Suncoast region, meeting in houses, offices, and restaurants, sipping coffee, and sharing sn…

Suncoast Remake Learning Days: Sharing on Many Levels

On April 29th, Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (SCGLR) Engagement Team members were excitedly poised at The POINT, the support faci…

Suncoast Remake Learning Days Encourages Family and Community Involvement in Learning

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…

Suncoast Remake Learning Days Kick-Off Family Reunion

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…

Breakfast with a Purpose

The excitement was palpable on a Saturday morning when 200 early learning educators gathered at the Manatee Performing Arts Center with the a…

Getting Straight to The POINT 2.0

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…

Evolving Partnerships

In 2016, the Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (SCGLR) had just begun to work in Sarasota and Manatee counties. The Patterson Foundat…

Suncoast Summer Reading Challenge Thrive and Dine Breakfast: Uniting Providers for Summer Reading Success

On February 13th, the Suncoast Summer Reading Challenge Thrive and Dine Breakfast brought together summer learning program providers from fou…

Building Bridges: Empowering Non-Native English Speakers in the Suncoast Region

In the Spring and Summer of 2023, a transformative journey unfolded in the Suncoast region. Alongside TPF Fellow Michael Zimmerman, I embarke…

Oh, the Things We Have Wondered!

In September of 2023, the Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading began a book circle project centered around When You Wonder, You’re Learn…

Sharing Our Cookies: THIS BOOK IS COOL! In School

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…

A Joyful Noise

Between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve, events, parties, and songs include opportunities to create or listen to joyful noise. As you read th…

Pop-Up Neighbor Through Laundry

Editor’s Note: Special thanks to the Pop Up Neighbor Through Laundry team: Beth Duda Carolina Franco Melissa Hirstein Renee Isrel Cinthia Pe…

Spreading the Word Through Creativity: Attendance Awareness Poster Contest 2023

Editor’s Note: Special thank you to the Attendance Awareness Team…team work makes the dream work. Karen Windon, Team Leader, Overall Title…

Suncoast Remake Learning Days Sneak Peek

Friends, I don’t know about you, but one of my favorite parts of a vacation or a long-awaited meal is planning the vacation or meal. For me, …

Celebrating Success: Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading Earns Pacesetter Honors

The Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (SCGLR) has been recognized with Pacesetter Honors by the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (CGL…

Pop Up Partied

Dear Friends, I’m going to tell you something that would shock the people who know me best… I am officially partied out. I don’t know about y…