About Us

The Reading League New Mexico

The Reading League New Mexico chapter was established in 2024. The Reading League New Mexico shares the mission of the national organization of advancing the awareness, understanding, and use of evidence-based reading instruction.

Meet Our Team

Allison Caldwell
Allison CaldwellPresident
Instruction Team Lead, Institute for Multi-Sensory Education (IMSE)
Kendra Peralta
Kendra PeraltaVice President
Structured Literacy Coach, Central Regional Education Cooperative
Adjunct Professor, UNM-Taos
Kathy House
Kathy HouseSecretary
Professional Development Specialist and Performance Coach
Erin Brown, M.Ed., CALT-ICALP, C-SLDS
Erin Brown, M.Ed., CALT-ICALP, C-SLDSBoard Member
Certified Academic Language Therapist and Structured Literacy Dyslexia Specialist
Nicole Florez, M. Ed., C-SLDI
Nicole Florez, M. Ed., C-SLDIBoard Member
Literacy Specialist, Institute for Multi-Sensory Education (IMSE)
Mary Ann Kuechmann
Mary Ann KuechmannBoard Member
Special Education Literacy Processing Specialist, Rio Rancho Public Schools (Maggie Cordova Elementary)
JoDee Lanari
JoDee LanariBoard Member
PreK-12 Outreach Specialist, New Mexico State University (CORE-NMSU)
Sara Lister
Sara ListerBoard Member
President and CEO, Make-A-Wish New Mexico
Manon Lujan
Manon LujanBoard Member
Special Education English Teacher, Albuquerque Public Schools (eCADEMY K8)
Manessa Padilla
Manessa PadillaBoard Member
1st Grade Teacher, Los Lunas Schools (Tome Elementary)
Christine Quesada
Christine QuesadaBoard Member
Assistant Director of the Literacy and Humanities Bureau, New Mexico Public Education Department (NMPED)
Andreia Simon
Andreia SimonBoard Member
Senior Director, Center for the Collaborative Classroom

Reimagine the Future of Reading

Help us bring the science of reading to every educator, parent, and child.