“R2LP has been a leader in developing effective ways to support deep, lasting improvements in the early care and education community by identifying no-nonsense, practical ways to support both center-based and family child-care providers.”

Chris Amirault
Director of the Brown/Fox Point Early Childhood Education Center



“The [R2LP AmeriCorps] program changed my life. I was an accountant before coming to the United States, but working with young children is what I love now.”

Rosario Rodriguez
Former AmeriCorps Member


“Ready to Learn has made me a stronger teacher. I’m much more confident now. I can talk with parents and they can see that I know what I’m talking about.”

Jermell Johnson
Teacher at Roger Williams Day Care Center
Early Reading First Participant and T.E.A.C.H. Scholar



“Ready to Learn Providence has improved outcomes for thousands of children in Providence and the surrounding cities by supporting early childhood teachers and administrators in understanding and implementing research-based practices.”

Khadija Lewis Khan
Executive Director of Beautiful Beginnings Child Care Center