About Us

The RISE Institue for Literacy is a non-profit organization whose mission is to:

Research Literacy

Afford opportunities for experts to research literacy topics, thereby helping to advance the field.

Instruct Students

Provide struggling readers, non-readers, and English Language Learners access to reading by using instruction that focuses on individual needs and draws from scientifically-based research.

Support Parents

Inform, train, and provide resources for parents to help them raise successful readers and intervene when their child is struggling with reading.

Empower Teachers

Train teachers and administrators with strategies that empower them to prevent and remediate reading problems in at-risk students.