STAIR – Start The Adventure In Reading – is a proven reading and mentoring program designed to provide early intervention for at-risk second grade students in Annapolis and is free to all participants.
STAIR’s mission is:
- to increase the reading level of 2nd graders reading below grade level,
- increasethestudents’sense of self-esteem and self-confidence and
- provide a caring environment where reading is fun.
The STAIR – Annapolis program is an outgrowth of the original STAIR program that began in New Orleans in 1985 and still continues to effectively serve at-risk students after 30 years. The 2018-2019 school year represents our 13th year of STAIR in the City of Annapolis. The first Annapolis STAIR program began at the Stanton Center on Clay Street for students attending Annapolis Elementary School and now has grown to ten sites shown below. Click here for more information on tutoring locations.