Executive Summary

TLC an intermediary organization that strengthens our community's ability to increase literacy by:  engaging stakeholders; promoting promising practices; aligning actions; measuring progress; and , advocating for sustained support of effective literacy efforts.  Since its inception, TLC has connected at-risk populations, educators, and service providers to resources that aid in improving early literacy, adult , and family literacy.

TLC endorses and supports early literacy programs aimed to increase school-rediness and parent engagement.  Continuously tested and assessed programs, such as SPARK< STEP, and Reach Out and Read Plus ensure that children and parents have the necessary tools and guidance to be engaged in their child's education from the start.

Contact Information

The Literacy Cooperative

1331 Euclid Avenue

Cleveland, OH 44115

Phone: 216-776-6180

Fax:  NA

Contact:  Robert Paponetti

Email:  rpaponetti@literacycooperative.org