2014 Literacy Champions

Laurie Collins

Author, children’s librarian at Ipswich Public Library, Ipswich, MA

Laurie Collins is a 2014 Mass Literacy Champion and the author of The Pajamas of My Dreams, an inspiring children’s book about children going to sleep and dreaming… »

Jean Ciborowski Fahey

Author, Director of The South Shore Hospital Reading Partnership, South Shore

Jean Ciborowski Fahey, PhD is a 2014 Mass Literacy Champion. She is the Director of The South Shore Hospital Reading Partnership and author of Make Time for… »

Maureen Manning

Director of Family and Community Engagement, Wareham, MA

Maureen Manning is a 2014 Mass Literacy Champion and community advocate for literacy. As the Director of Family and Community Engagement in Wareham, MA, she runs… »

Kimberly N. Parker

English teacher at the Cambridge, Rindge and Latin School, Cambridge, MA

Dr. Kimberly N. Parker is a 2014 Mass Literacy Champion and English teacher at the Cambridge, Rindge and Latin School in Cambridge, MA. She holds a… »

Jan Plourde

Founder and director of the REAL Program, Lynn, MA

Jan Plourde, M. Ed. is a 2014 Mass Literacy Champion and founded The REAL Program in 2013 with the mission to improve literacy. Jan is an award-winning… »