Alignment Teams

Literacy Alignment Team

The Polk Vision Literacy Team is focused on improving the literacy proficiency of students in Polk County.

2023-2024 Literacy Team Members

Lindsay Persohn, Ph.D. – Chair, University of South Florida

Denise Atwell – Community Member

Sara Catherine Barnes – Theatre Winter Haven

Carolyn Burnett – United Way of Central Florida

Gretchen Ceranic – United Way of Central Florida

Reba Coil – Polk County Public Schools

Sheri Geiger – Paper Pie

Emily Coppolo – Heartland for Children

Stacy Davis – Polk County Public Schools

Andrea Hagan – Heartland for Children

Jessica Hart – New Worlds Reading, University of Florida Lastinger Center

Craig Hosking – Maximize Digital Media

Claudine Humber – Florida Children’s Museum

Jennifer Kovac – Polk County Library Cooperative

Latrice Moore, Ph.D. – Purple Lion Consulting/Polk State College

Erica Morse – Polk County Public Schools

Jennifer Olivas – Mulberry Community Service Center

Angie Pattison – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay

Amber Qureshi – United Way of Central Florida

Ed Smith – ASAP Prints

Kate Wallace – Spectrum/Charter

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