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McEnroe Reading and Language Arts Clinic
Founder and Associate Director: Tina Hansen McEnroe
To provide literacy support for children in grades 1-8 with intensive, research-based instruction through our clinical services and partnerships with community organizations.
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The McEnroe Reading & Language Arts Clinic continues to provide children with intensive instruction to develop fluency, reading comprehension, and writing, with an interdisciplinary (particularly STEM) focus. UC Santa Barbara is proud to offer innovative and effective literacy support and critical outreach programs to children in our community. The McEnroe Reading & Language Arts Clinic sustains our commitment to pioneering educational programs and helps prepare the next generation of leaders and innovators. The McEnroes’ long-standing involvement and support helps to sustain our leadership in education, research, and public service. Thank you, Tina and Paul, for your tremendous vision, passion, and dedication.
Help Fund Student Scholarships to Improve Literacy
Prior to the pandemic, more than 60 percent of K-6 students in the Santa Barbara area read below grade level. Literacy experts and school leaders are expecting greater decline due to consequences of the pandemic. The vast majority of youth in our community will need literacy support. The McEnroe Reading & Language Arts Clinic is a state-of-the-art research and teaching institute housed within the Gevirtz School of Education at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Students receiving support from the Clinic are showing unrivaled measurable growth in literacy. The research-based programming at the clinic has been recognized as a model and a resource for improving literacy instruction at the state and national levels. To continue and expand our services, we look to our community and philanthropic supporters to fund student scholarships. If you can donate at any level, please contact Tina McEnroe at (805) 350-2588 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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