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Literacy Programs

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United Way of Greater Atlanta Homework Diner

Ella Davis- Project Manager | 

Vanessa Milton - Part-time contract worker | 


Purpose: To assist students with homework and to raise literacy level for student in

PreK-5th grade by focusing on reading comprehension and basic math skills

Contacts Protip Biswas  Vice President Homeless & 

Place Based Initiatives Emmie Dejene 

Homelessness/Community Engagement United Way of Greater Atlanta 

SPARC Joy Monroe Director   

Single Parent Alliance & Resource Center

Ariel Monroe 

Community Outreach Coordinator SPARC

Richard L. Stephens II, MBA –Dekalb County District Family & Engagement

Locations: All locations contact Richard Stephens, Family Engagement Dekalb County & Emmie Dejene  

Peachcrest Elementary 

N. H. Scott Rec Center 

 Hills @ Farrington Apartments

Terraces @ Parkview  Apartments

 Stoneview Elementary Pop up HW Diner

Jolly Elementary 



Tutoring McNair DLA – Barbara Flanigan Project Manager

Purpose: To assist to improve literacy readiness for Pre-K and first grade students 

Carolyn Jones Tutor

Cynthia Carter Tutor

Barbara Flanigan Tutor



Mr. Shaun Wells – Principal Mr. Shaun Wells 

SDIA Assists with Literacy Night, Math Night & STEM Night

Other contacts: Sonya Searcy Teacher 

 Cynthia Woodard Teacher


Other Tutoring –  Virtual - AS needed with Apartment complexes and their tenants, currently Farrington Apts. And Parkview Apts. uder the management of Mercy House

Summer Literacy Program Dekalb County School System

Coordinators Ella Davis: /Stewart Scott: & Cynthia Carter

Purpose: To provide student tutors to support teachers in the classroom to improve student’ literacy skills and assist students to prepare for the next grade level K-5thgrade 

School Contacts varies each year


DeKalb Partners for Early Learning (DPEL) -   Carol Crumby/Ella Davis SDIAE Coordinators

Decatur Book Festival for Pre- K Students


Purpose: To celebrate early literacy for Pre-K students, provide books for classrooms and learning materials and books for Pre-K students



McNair DLA Mr. Shaun Wells 

Peachcrest Elem Dr. Shelia Nelloms 

Flatshoals Elem Mrs. Laconduas Freeman 

Columbia Elem Dr. Raymond E. Stanley 

Contacts: Pamela Ross | PLR Consultants Training & Technical Assistance/Partners Advancing Childhood Education (PACE) Consultant Administered by Smart Education – The United Way of Greater Atlanta 

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