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New Mexico


Official R.E.A.D. training is offered periodically by licensed R.E.A.D. instructor:

Theresa McKinney, Rio Rancho, NM

Please contact her for details of location, dates, and cost.

Organization: Santa Fe Animal Shelter and Humane Society Pet Outreach

Contact Name: Sue Burnham

Street Address: 100 Caja Del Rio Rd

City: Santa Fe

State: New Mexico 87507



Organization: TALES of JOY R.E.A.D. Program

Contact Name: Theresa McKinney, Program coordinator, (505) 463-362

Liz Adkins (505)839-9240

City: Rio Rancho

State: New Mexico 87124


Notes: TALES of JOY R.E.A.D. program teams volunteer within Rio Rancho Public Schools, local libraries, local bookstores and participate in various community dog events. Each of our members are committed to the R.E.A.D. program and the improvement of student reading skills. Paw though our website and see the good things happening in New Mexico

Organization: Therapaws

Contact Name: Charlene Curry

City: Las Cruces

Phone: 575-524-2026

Fax: 575-526-3309

Cell: 505-642-2259


Notes: Therapaws visits nursing homes, the local hospital and rehabilitation hospital, and classrooms for developmentally disabled students in our public schools. We are looking for

volunteers for our new R.E.A.D. program.

Contact Name: National R.E.A.D. Coordinator

Phone: 801-272-3439


Notes: For more information on registered R.E.A.D. teams or groups in this state, please contact the ITA office

The ITA R.E.A.D. program is touching hearts across the nation. The following is a partial list of R.E.A.D. Affiliate Programs, Regional Workshops, and individual R.E.A.D teams. It is our hope that this list will help put R.E.A.D. teams in contact with programs and workshops in their area. If you would like to add your program to this list please send an email to the National R.E.A.D. Coordinator at the ITA office (

States ending in
have programs hosting regional workshops. Also, many R.E.A.D. instructors are willing to travel. Please feel free to contact one of them about setting up a workshop specifically designed for your group.