About Us

The Reading League Washington

As a nonprofit organization, we are driven to support the Science of Reading knowledge and practices of Washington’s teachers, principals, directors, and superintendents. We offer continuous professional learning and community-building experiences to ensure Washington scholars receive literacy instruction grounded in evidence-based research. Join us!

Meet Our Team

Staci Bain, Ed.D.
Staci Bain, Ed.D.President & National Representative
Renee Wilkens
Renee WilkensVice President & Treasurer
Bethany Moffatt
Bethany MoffattVice President & Secretary

Regional Directors

Dr. Katharine Overhauser-Smith, Eastern Washington

Erin Chaplin, Western Washington

Tim Sheppard, North Central Washington


Reimagine the Future of Reading

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