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Reach Out and Read Progress Report Update

Starting with the July 2012 Progress Reports, the deadline for completing the reports will be September 1st. (It was previously Sept. 30). The July 2012 Reports are currently available in myROR and we encourage you to complete them as soon as possible.  Thank you to those who have already submitted your report!

Please contact Amanda Marlow at or
713-500-3849 with any questions.

2012 Reach Out and Read Texas Summit "Creating a Community of Readers"

The 2012 Reach Out and Read Texas Summit will be held on Friday, October 5th in Austin.  Confirmed participants include:

Dr. Monica Ultmann

Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrician, Tufts University

Dr. Ultmann created Reach Out and Read’s Developmental Disability Literacy Promotion Guide in conjunction CVS Caremark‘s All Kids Can program, which is dedicated to serving the needs of children with disabilities. Her presentation will include valuable information on providing literacy anticipatory guidance in the pediatric primary care setting.

  • Earl Martin Phalen, CEO of Reach Out and Read
  • Kate Rogers, Vice President of Partner Communication and Engagement, H-E-B
  • Rachel Kalban, Director of Research & Curriculum, Out of the Blue Enterprises

Register today! To find additional information about the speakers please visit the Reach Out and Read Texas homepage.

All active Reach Out and Read sites that send a representative to the conference will receive a special shipment of 50 books to supplement your annual book supply.  In order to receive this offer, you must attend the full day of presentations and designate your Reach Out and Read Site ID when you register. Though we encourage multiple site contacts to attend, each clinic is only eligible to receive a total of 50 books. If you are a multi-site coordinator and plan to attend the Summit, please contact:

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