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About READ

The purpose of READ (Reaching, Educating & Advocating for Dyslexics) is a parent-based advocacy organization committed to supporting students with dyslexia and related disorders, including students with general history of reading and spelling difficulties in GCISD.


READ will partner with teachers and administration to create and maintain a comprehensive dyslexia program, including proper identification, progressive remediation, and appropriate accommodations.


READ will advocate for every general education teacher to have a solid knowledge base of dyslexia and integrate strategies in classroom application among this population. GCISD’s dyslexic population will graduate with equal success to their traditional  learning peers.

Board Members

  • President Jen Goldsberry 

  • VP Communications — Stacy Wells

  • Treasurer Amy Ground

  • Secretary — Carrie Murdock

  • ESL Outreach — Adrianna Simon

  • Teacher Appreciation — Ashley Bott

  • Youth Mentoring — Nina Lagom

  • Past President — Amanda Wallace

  • Legal Counsel — Julia Mitchell Barth


The information contained in the R.E.A.D website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by parents of students with Dyslexia in GCISD and while we endeavor to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representation or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability or availability with respect to the website or the information, links, resources, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. We do not preset ourselves as experts in the diagnose, care or treatment of Dyslexia. We are simply making available resources and testimonials we have found useful in advocating for our children with Dyslexia. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

In no event will be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website. Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of this website. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them. Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, this website takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.

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