Now accepting grant applications for 2015-2016 school year.

2015-2016 applications deadline is Tuesday, March 1, 2016.
Navigate to the Grants area to complete your application.

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The "Run for Reading" is now a fun night run:
"G.L.O.W. 5K RUN"

Mark your calendars for the 15th annual run!

Saturday, June 4, 2016
Race starts at 8:15pm


Online registration for the 2016 event opens soon. Please check back. Thank you!

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About the Event

Jeanine Nicarico Memorial Fund for Literacy hosts 15th Annual Run for Reading – now a fun night run!

June 4, 2016, the 15th Annual Jeanine Nicarico Memorial Fund Run for Reading, a 5K family run/walk to support literacy, fitness and family, will again take place at our new location on 5th Avenue/Plank Road in Naperville. All proceeds will go to the Jeanine Nicarico Memorial Fund for Literacy to acquire and distribute resources that provide enriched literacy opportunities for learners within the Naperville community.

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MISSION STATEMENT

It shall be the mission of the Jeanine Nicarico Memorial Fund for Literacy to honor the memory of Jeanine by acquiring and distributing resources that promote a deeper understanding of literacy and provide enriched literacy opportunities for the learners within the Naperville community.

Fund Goals

  • Promote the development of literacy for learners of all ages
  • Provide resources for literacy programs and staff development opportunities for educators
  • Encourage and support educators to:

    • Clarify their personal belief system about literacy and learning that is reflected in their practice

    • Develop a deeper understanding of reading and writing processes

    • Acquire the understanding to create a climate that lays a foundation to develop life-long readers, writers, and learners

    • Provide opportunities that link literacy between the home and school

WHEN ARE GRANT APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED?

2015-2016 applications will be accepted between Friday, November 13, 2015 and Tuesday, March 1, 2016.

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