Little Sprouts welcomes celebrity reader Dr. Ken Greene

| 15 Feb 2012 | 09:22

NEWTON — Dr. Ken Greene, Superintendent of the Newton School District, recently stopped by the preschool classroom at the Little Sprouts Early Learning Center to share a few favorite story books as part of Project Self-Sufficiency’s Celebrity Reader program. "It's important that children are read oral stories with pictures." said Dr. Greene. "It opens and enriches their minds." The Celebrity Reader program is a component of Project Self-Sufficiency’s Family Literacy Program, which exists primarily to assist parents with obtaining their GED or with passing the college placement exam. While in the program, parents also engage in a variety of activities designed to promote literacy within the entire family. Project Self-Sufficiency is a private non-profit community-based organization dedicated to improving the lives of low-income families residing in northwestern New Jersey. To appear as a Celebrity Reader, or to find out more information about participating in the Family Literacy Program or any of the other programs and services available at Project Self-Sufficiency, call the agency at 973-940-3500.