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

Helene Skopek-Krygier (570-814-6078 or or

Please contact Helene for details including location, dates and cost.

Organization: B.A.R.K. (Books Are Real Knowledge)

Contact Name: Hollee Russell

City: Jeannette

State: Pennsylvania

Phone Number: 724-388-6220


Notes: We are currently visiting Grandview Elementary, Penn Township Library, and Stanwood Elementary

Organization: Furry Tails Reading Partners

Contact Name: Helene Skopek-Krygier

City: Wilkes Barre

State: Pennsylvania

Phone Number: 570-814-6078


Organization: Furry Tails Reading Partners

Contact Name: Bethann Siteman

City: Laureldale

State: Pennsylvania


Organization: Paws 4 a Cause

Contact Name: Debbie Locke

City: Pleasantville

State: Pennsylvania

Phone #: (814) 589-0005


Notes: Visiting at Oil City Library, Tionesta Library, Cooperstown Library, Pleasantville Elementary School, Central Elementary School, and Franklin High School

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.