In Kansas Reading Comes First: Bill Blokker Discusses Literacy First at Governor’s Summit

Bill Blokker, President of Literacy First


Bill Blokker, the President of Literacy First, recently presented at the Governor’s Literacy Summit at Emporia State University.  At the conference a panel of educators and Governor Brownback set three measureable objectives in his “Road Map for Kansas”.  Mr. Blokker discussed the Literacy First Process and how it’s helping Kansas children learn how to read and succeed!

Below is a link to the full story and also a copy of the thank you from the Kansas Commissioner of Education.

Thank you for speaking at the Governor’s Literacy Summit on December 7 at Emporia State University.  I appreciate your willingness to participate and provide input regarding the important work of the Literacy First and how it impacts our Kansas kids.


Diane M. DeBacker

Commissioner of Education


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