AmeriCorps Lead to Read


"I am only one, but I am still one: I cannot do everything, but I can still do something; and becasue I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do the something that I can do."

Edward Everett Hale



Lead to Read is an AmeriCorps program that began in 2009 with a planning grant written by Chris Ballenger, Superintendent of Jennings School. Lead to Read is currently based in Jennings Public Schools as the Grantee. During the planning phase, partners were established and the groundwork was set for the program to begin utilizing members during the 2009/10 school year. Members are hosted at the following sites: Agra, Allen Bowden, Anderson, Barnsdall, Bristow, Crescent, Depew, Gypsy, Hominy, Jennings, Mannford ECC/Elem, Mason, Keystone, Oak Grove, Olive, Pretty Water, Wilson, Wynona, and Yale.