Elenn Steinberg is the founder and educational director for Every Child Reading. It is her long held commitment to serve students, parents and educator with education, information and support. In establishing this non-profit 501(C)(3) she is furthering her goal of supporting students with Dyslexia and all students who struggle with to read.
Elenn began her journey into the world of education and literacy sixteen years ago when the school informed her that her son was at risk for reading failure. At that point she had no idea that that journey would result in her becoming a passionate voice for students, a highly skilled reading interventionist, an advocate for families, consultant and a nationally known speaker in the areas of dyslexia, literacy, student self-advocacy and literacy legislation.
In her work as both a member of and the Co-Chair of the Colorado Special Education Advisory committee she was able to work with the Colorado Department of Education in various capacities including developing the Colorado Reading Summit and in the decision making process of the Response to Intervention implementation in Colorado. As a board member and then president for six years, of the Rocky Mountain Branch of The International Dyslexia Association, Elenn built parent, family and educator programs that have received acclaim local and national acclaim.
In addition to a thriving tutoring business, she currently is a co-director of Orton Gillingham International with Ron Yoshimoto, an organization devoted to training classroom teachers, interventionists, special educators and parents in the Orton Gillingham approach to ensure that all teachers are prepared to teach all students to read. In her spare time she tutors students with dyslexia and advocates for families. She was a founding board member and Vice President of Advocacy of Literate Nation, a national organization dedicated to literacy for all students and is a founder of Decoding Dyslexia – CO. She is a committed participant on the Colorado Department of Education's Dyslexia Task Force.