Reading Team Founder Receives Prestigious World of Children 2017 Education Award

NEW YORK CITY – Reading Team founder Maureen Rover has won the World of Children Education Award for 2017. The Award will be applied toward the continuing enrichment and expansion of the organization’s early literacy programs in Harlem.

After a rigorous vetting process, Maureen was chosen from thousands of international applicants for her, “Extraordinary contributions to the education of children, providing them the platform from which to become fully productive members of society, according to World of Children Board of Governors. Maureen," said the Board, “is boosting elementary school literacy rates by instilling a lifelong love and enthusiasm for reading in children from New York’s disadvantaged communities."