Category "Team"

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    The More You Grow: RBBB’s Excellent Plan for Program Growth

    Once upon a time, there was only one “employee” at Read Better Be Better — founder and CEO, Sophie Etchart. Of course, there was also me, but I’m RBBB’s official mascot. (Not to mention their dashing digital spokesman.) But when your mission is to solve Arizona’s literacy crisis, stagnancy is simply not an option. This […]

    May 16, 2018

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    Marching Toward Progress: RBBB Stands With Educators at Arizona Capitol

    April 26, 2018 is a historic day. In response to the first teacher walkout in Arizona history, more than 1,000 Arizona public schools (in nearly 110 school districts and charter schools) have closed. But the fight has just begun. As thousands of educators, parents, children, and supporters march to Arizona’s Capitol today, you’ll find our team among them. Read […]

    April 26, 2018

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    Leadership & Literacy: Samantha the Site Leader Shares Her RBBB Experience

    If you know anything about robots, you know we’re not programmed to accept mediocrity. We aim for the stars every time, which means we give our all no matter how big or small the task. Truth be told, I hold RBBB’s site leaders to the same standards. After all, if we’re going to help solve […]

    April 3, 2017

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    Helpful Humans: An Interview With Volunteer Rachel Aja

    The Read Better Be Better program wouldn’t be possible without our wonderful volunteers. They believe in our mission so much that they selflessly donate their time and energy to help us achieve it. (BTW, that’s nothing short of worldwide reading domination.) That’s why I recently chatted with RBBB volunteer Rachel Aja — she’s an invaluable […]

    February 1, 2017

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    Three Cheers for Our Wells Fargo Volunteers!

    What an incredibly capacitor-warming experience it is to see humans take time away from their jobs to volunteer at RBBB. And our most recent volunteers, a group of managers from Wells Fargo, left the office for the day to learn more about the literacy crisis in Arizona, the work we do at RBBB, and to […]

    November 12, 2016

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    Introducing Dr Dave

    For this blog post, we would like to introduce you to Dr. Dave, the RBBB robot. To us, Dr. Dave is more than just a mascot. The name is inspired by a real-life hero, who represents the foundation of our organization and values: Be Excellent and Be Kind. Dr. David Allen, PhD is (Founder & […]

    September 26, 2016

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    RBBB is Hiring Site Leaders!

    We are hiring site leaders! If you are passionate about the ‪#‎RBBB‬ mission and want to ‪#‎BeBetter‬, please contact us or click here to learn more!

    June 20, 2016

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    Welcome Kelsey Pinckney to the RBBB team!!

    We are excited and proud to announce that Kelsey Pinckney has accepted the full-time Program Coordinator position. Kelsey will be taking over day-to-day operations of Read Better Be Better, enabling Sophie to take on more fundraising responsibilities. Welcome to the ‪#‎RBBB‬ team Kelsey!

    June 15, 2016

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    A Warm Farewell to Our Amazing RBBB Interns

    A farewell and big thank you to our outgoing ASU University Service-Learning Interns, Kristen Fowler and Rebekah McEntire. They have each donated 76 hours of their time to furthering the ‪#‎RBBB‬ mission. They chose to apply their skills in different ways, Kristen in the classroom and Rebekah in marketing, administration and fundraising. Their efforts have […]

    May 17, 2016

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    RBBB staff commit to ‪#‎bebetter‬ for AZ Education

    We would like to congratulate our very wonderful Social Media Coordinator, Tamara Christine Tirado, who graduated this Saturday with her M.Ed in Elementary Reading from Grand Canyon University. The skills she has earned make her even more invaluable to the RBBB mission and determination to help children improve reading skills and become better learners. Way […]

    April 26, 2016

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