Jackson County: Meet the Champions

Mary Jo Gothard
Community Foundation of Jackson County
Philanthropic advisor with a passion for promoting grade-level reading
Corrine Kroger
Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque
GLR regional coordinator connecting people and organizations to the cause
Linda Nudd
Jackson County Campaign for Grade-Level Reading
Educational leader planting reading strategies in her community
Katie Peterson
Jackson County Iowa State University Ext.
Summer learning coordinator conquering the summer slide
Maquoketa State Bank
Strong local contributor to Grade-Level Reading efforts in Jackson County.
Community Foundation of Jackson County Board of Directors
Investing local dollars to support young readers

Community Partners

The Jackson County Campaign for Grade-Level Reading committee of dedicated partners from schools, nonprofits, higher education, businesses and community organizations is led by the Community Foundation of Jackson County. Each partner has representation on one or more sub committees that meet bimonthly to discuss three focus areas: School Readiness, Attendance, and Summer Learning.