How has your school overcome the challenges for the 2020-21 school year? Did you develop an effective strategy for distance learning with Read Live? We want to hear your stories!

The 2021 Read Live School of the Year Award recognizes schools whose students have substantially improved their reading skills using the Read Live program. Nominate your school for a chance to win up to $2,000 for your school. Enter your school today

To be considered for the School of the Year Award, explain why you think your school should be chosen as Read Live School of the Year in 500 words or less. Please include any relevant details about the progress your students made. In addition, submit photos or video testimonials from teachers, students, parents and administrators. Note that special consideration will be given to schools who submit video in support of their applications. Check out the winning entries from the 2019 winner, Pioneer Elementary, and the 2020 winner, Abraham Lincoln Elementary, for examples of winning video compilation.

The winning school will be awarded $2,000 Read Naturally Credit (can be used for future purchase of any Read Naturally program, materials, subscription or training) and a 2021 Read Live School of the Year trophy and certificate. The second and third place schools will each be awarded $500 Read Naturally Credit and a 2021 Read Live School of the Year certificate.

You and your students have been working extra head to make progress this year. You all deserve recognition. Just imagine how motivated your students will feel when they learn their hard work has helped earn such a big prize for their school!

Eligibility Requirements: 

  • Submission must be entered by a school representative.
  • Eligible schools must have, or be a member of, a current Read Live subscription.

Judging Criteria:

Winning submissions must…

  • Demonstrate the school’s commitment to using Read Live with fidelity.
  • Document growth in students' fluency and comprehension.
  • Describe positive changes in student attitudes and motivation.

We’re excited to learn all about your students' success during this extraordinary school year. Nominate Your School Today! Please contact us with questions or if you prefer to submit your entry via email.