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

Patti Shanaberg (

Laurie Schlossnagle ( or 801-643-6272.

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

Organization: Angel Paws, Animal Assisted Activities & Therapy

Contact Name: Patti Shanaberg,

City: Newark

State: Ohio

Phone: 740.364.0824

Fax: 740.364.0178

Cell: 740.348.6551



Notes: Angel Paws has been providing comprehensive, standards-based therapeutic health care visitation, R.E.A.D. literacy mentoring programs (both school & library) & community outreach in Licking County, Ohio, since 2003.

Organization: Paws With Compassion

Contact Name: Laurie Schlossnagle

State: Ohio

Location: Columbia Station & Chesterland

Phone: 801-643-6272,  440-823-1530



Organization: Therapy Pets of Greater Cincinnati

Contact Name: Glenna Mockbee

State: Ohio

Phone: 513-604-9108



Notes: We visit at the following places; Loveland Schools, New Richmond Schools, New Richmond Library, Cincinnati Public Library, Cincinnati Public Schools, Clermont Library, Lebanon Schools, Fairfield Schools, Mason Schools, Morrow Schools, Morrow Library.

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.