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Boon is a platform for bringing broad, public donor support, for outsized impact and funding sustainability through our Donor-funded Scholarship Program, to the critical task of training teachers in the science of reading to thereby end the reading crisis.

Specifically, Boon
  • Encourages informed donors to give online through our Donor-funded Scholarship Program with a dollar-for-dollar match to fund teacher training scholarships in structured language reading instruction methods with our expert partners.
  • Provides free, multi-state, tutorial-intervention instruction with Wilson Certificated Level 1 teachers for low income and minority students that are failing to reach grade proficiency.
  • Advocates and builds awareness about the reading crisis, and the ideal reading instruction that benefits ALL learners, including dyslexics.
  • Helps grow a national community of citizens who understand that reading is the gateway skill to academic, career, and life success in the 21st century.
  • Manages collaborations with our best-in-class teacher training allies that offer proven methods for teaching all children to read, even dyselxics.
  • Deploys training experts to strategic markets.
  • Shares knowledge and resources to guide teachers to obtain training that is immediately accessible and available, while reducing or eliminating the tuition expense.
  • Continues research to be the most informed, national education non-profit facilitator in the reading field.
  • Publishes VIM Magazine, a celebration of the importance and joy of reading that features teacher stories, galleries of art, profiles of students and families, meaningful books, and highlights exemplary organizations in the education field.