Presented by Dr. Diane Vautrot, Support Services Coordinator, Gilmer County Charter Schools, GA

How can educators overcome the cycle of poverty that limits student literacy achievement in some demographic areas?

Dr. Diane Vautrot shares her experiences leading a reading initiative in a public school system in a culture of poverty in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains and how the district made dramatic improvements in reading levels, including for students with severe reading disabilities.