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Stanislaus READS! Steering Committee

Amanda Hughes, Program Officer, Stanislaus Community Foundation
Sue Rich, Assistant Superintendent, Stanislaus County Office of Education
John Sims, Executive Director, Stanislaus County Children & Families Commission

Leticia Sidea/Leilani Garcia, Early Childhood Programs, SCOE
Diane McDonnell, County Librarian, Stanislaus County Libraries
Susan Neufeld, Professor of Education, California State University, Stanislaus & Director, ABC Project

Lisa Tiwater, District/School Support Instructional Support Services, SCOE

Adrienne Daniels, Senior Marketing Director, E & J Gallo Winery


Pilot Schools

Modesto City Schools District—Burbank Elementary School
Stanislaus Union School District—Josephine Chrysler Elementary School
Sylvan Unified School District—Sylvan Elementary School
Waterford Unified School District—Richard M. Moon Elementary School
Patterson Joint Unified School District—Las Palmas Elementary School


Strategic Partners

  • Boys and Girls Club of Stanislaus County
  • Center for Human Services
  • City of Modesto
  • City of Patterson
  • CSU Stanislaus
  • E & J Gallo Winery
  • El Concilio
  • Girls Scouts Heart of Central California
  • Learning Quest/Stanislaus
  • Literacy Centers
  • Modesto Bee
  • Modesto Junior College
  • Modesto Rotary Club
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Parent Institute for Quality Education (PIQE)


  • Sierra Vista Child & Family Services
  • Stanislaus County Behavioral Health & Recovery Services
  • Stanislaus County Community Services Agency
  • Stanislaus County Health Services Agency
  • Stanislaus County Housing Authority
  • Stanislaus County Police Activities League (PAL)
  • United Samaritans Foundation
  • United Way
  • Wells Fargo