Ms. Karen Pershing, Executive Director
4930 Lyons View Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919
Alternative School Outreach Accelerated Reader – $17,554
The Accelerated Reader program combines a literature-based reading program with the use of technology to provide detailed reports to parents, teachers and administrators on each child’s reading progress. The purpose of utilizing the accelerated reader program is to help students develop skills they need to succeed in school and then move on to be productive adults through gainful employment.
Preventing Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome – $65,000
The program focus is to reduce the number of babies born with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome by providing educational services and early intervention strategies with at risk women of child-bearing age.