ReadWest Weather Closure Policy

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ReadWest follows the delay and closure policies of Rio Rancho Public Schools. If Rio Rancho Schools close due to a ‘snow day’, ReadWest will too. If the opening is on a 2-hour delay, ReadWest will open at 11 AM. Watch the local news for announcements. Please communicate with your students during inclement weather. Use your…

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Meeting a Literacy Hero

Founder of Literacy Volunteers of America Ruth Colvin poses with ReadWest Executive Director Muncie Hansen.

Recently, I had the opportunity to chat with a living literacy legend. While at the ProLiteracy Conference on Adult Education in San Diego, I was amazed to see Ruth Colvin walk out of the ballroom along beside me. When she saw “Literacy Volunteers” on the logo of my ReadWest shirt, she struck up a conversation…

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Literacy Goals Achieved!

Cyndy, Marisol, and Lynn celebrate Marisol's US citizenship.

ReadWest Adult Students achieved a total of 721 of literacy goals during the 2018 – 2019 fiscal year. Among our ESL Students, 6 ReadWest Students and 8 First Unitarian Church students gained their US Citizenship this year.  Many of these students studied for their US Citizenship Exam with their one-to-one tutor. Others attended a 10-week…

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Can You Believe It’s Been 30 Years?

Summer Greetings! July is the start of another Year at ReadWest. This year is unique as we celebrate 30 years of providing literacy to adults in New Mexico. Our calendar is filled with commemorative events. This month we rolled out our 30th Anniversary Letterhead and signatures that we will use throughout the year.  We will formally…

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Recent Coverage in the Media

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In case you missed it, ReadWest has been in the news lately! The Rio Rancho Observer published an article about the need to find a new home both in their online edition (Oct. 5) and in print. You can find the online article here. Executive Director Muncie Hansen also made an early morning appearance on…

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