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1 The Leadership Institute presented by Prime Time Palm Beach County, Inc. Prime Time Palm Beach County, Inc. receives significant funding from the Children's Services Council of Palm Beach County.

2 The Leadership Institute presented by Prime Time Palm Beach County, Inc. Established in 1989 to promote and achieve literacy in Palm Beach County Annually serves more than 25,000 adults, children, youth and families Distributes 70,000 new books to children

3 The Leadership Institute presented by Prime Time Palm Beach County, Inc. After School Programs Children’s Services Council asked the Literacy Coalition to create a reading program for afterschool settings After School Reads was selected as the program name

4 The Leadership Institute presented by Prime Time Palm Beach County, Inc. KidzLit was chosen as the curriculum as it was research based and correlated to the Florida Sunshine State Standards for Reading Initially the program served 7 sites

5 The Leadership Institute presented by Prime Time Palm Beach County, Inc. In 2004, After School Reads became an enhancement under Prime Time Palm Beach County Since then more than 60 afterschool programs have participated in After School Reads

6 The Leadership Institute presented by Prime Time Palm Beach County, Inc. The core model includes: training afterschool practitioners in reading strategies modeling effective techniques conducting observations retraining as needed creating classroom libraries

7 The Leadership Institute presented by Prime Time Palm Beach County, Inc. Evenings are based on the Florida Partnership for Family Involvement in Education model around a common theme and book Snacks, materials, books, art activities and prizes are given to families attending Now annually, 15 Family Reading Nights

8 The Leadership Institute presented by Prime Time Palm Beach County, Inc. Since 2010, KidzMath and KidzScience have been added to KidzLit in the After School Reads Program All 3 programs follow the Common Core Standards

9 The Leadership Institute presented by Prime Time Palm Beach County, Inc. In After School Reads served 2,500 children through Family Reading Nights and the training, observations and modeling given to 300 practitioners at 25 sites More than 17,000 books were distributed to local afterschool programs

10 The Leadership Institute presented by Prime Time Palm Beach County, Inc. In 2011, Prime Time asked the Literacy Coalition to train staff on how to teach anti-bullying strategies to children using children’s literature Turning Bullies into Buddies was developed and now serves 16 sites with a dynamic literature based curriculum

11 The Leadership Institute presented by Prime Time Palm Beach County, Inc. In 2012, After School Reads and Turning Bullies into Buddies transitioned from being enhancements to being Expanded Learning Opportunities

12 The Leadership Institute presented by Prime Time Palm Beach County, Inc. Thank you for your interest in literacy!


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