WHAT WE DO
ReadWest, Inc. is a non-profit literacy agency providing one-to-one tutoring by trained certified volunteers. ReadWest is an Accredited Affiliate of ProLiteracy. Sixteen standards of quality are continually achieved to maintain ProLiteracy accreditation. Since its inception, ReadWest has provided over 3,500 adults with literacy services and is expanding to meet the growing needs of our community. ReadWest has served Bernalillo and Sandoval Counties for 25 years!
ReadWest believes that the ability to read and write is essential to economic self-sufficiency and personal well-being. ReadWest exists to increase literacy skills for adults as the means of achieving basic survival skills, parenting skills, employability and job skills, citizenship, and further education.
ReadWest’s mission is to provide quality one-to-one tutoring to adults seeking to transform their lives through enhanced literacy skills.
Meet our Staff
Board of Directors
Ray Sanchez, President
Vice President-Operations, New Mexico Gas Company
Karen Beaton, Vice President
Elvira Burciaga, Secretary
Kelly Porter, Treasurer
Unit Business Manager, Department of Neurology, University of Louisville
Adrian Montgomery, Member
Associated Broker & Realtor®, Coldwell Banker Legacy
State Senior Board Trainer for Adult Literacy Programs, New Mexico Coalition for Literacy
ReadWest participates in the Smith’s Community Rewards. Simply click on this link, search for ‘Read West’ and add the number to your Smith’s Shopper’s card to link ReadWest with your purchases. Smith’s will donate a percentage of your purchases quarterly to ReadWest!
Amazon will donate a percentage of your online purchases to ReadWest via their Amazon Smiles Program. Simple go to smile.amazon.com and register ReadWest as your preferred charity. Be sure to log on to smile.amazon when you make purchases so Amazon will donate to us.