Our Mission

Fostering the Promise of Literacy

Since 2003, Reading Power has been delivering one-to-one high-dosage literacy tutoring during the school day to over 4,500 preschool through second grade children.

Our mission is to accelerate children’s literacy learning and develop their love for reading and writing.

Our program is:

  • Led by reading professionals, and powered by trained volunteer tutors
  • Professionally developed using cutting-edge, research-based curricula
  • Individualized daily for each student, and provided three to five days per week

Our Board

Board Members

Our Reading Power Board of Directors and CEO:

Kathy McFarland, PhD, Chairman

Kathleen Cowie, Vice Chairman

Ann Bates, EdD, Secretary 

Jim Young, MBA, Treasurer

Lisa Bulzoni, MEd, CEO

Joanie Alley, MSEd

Rob Davis, JD, MBA

Mary Jane Hender, EdD

Todd Litzsinger

Marra Lochiatto, MBA

Rahul Malhotra, MBA

Melinda Mooney

Jacalyn Ramdin-Johnson, MBA

Beverly Raudabaugh, MBA

Frank Sibley

Arthur Turner

Mary Weber, MA

Rev. Dr. Gordon Butcher, DMin, Emeritus