Reading In Motion Awards and Honors by Year
- Reading In Motion was the Signature Grant Recipient of the 2007 Humana Chicago Benefits Program.
Reading In Motion Executive Director Karl Androes, staff and Board members accept the 2007 Humana Chicago Benefits program award.
- Reading In Motion was the winner of the Andrew Family Foundation 3 year “Opportunity Knocks” Grant.
- Reading In Motion was one of four beneficiaries of the 2006 Chicago Tribune Charities United Partners Campaign.
- Reading In Motion was one of the three Finalists for the 2006 Humana Chicago Benefits Grant.
- Reading In Motion one of six beneficiaries of the 2005 Chicago Tribune Charities United Partners Campaign
- Reading In Motion was one of three Finalists for the 2005 Humana Chicago Benefits Grant.
- Reading In Motion was one of seven beneficiaries of the 2004 Chicago Tribune Charities Donor Advised Giving Campaign for literacy.
- Reading In Motion received the Arts & Business Council of Chicago’s ABBY Award for Arts/Business Partnership with Quaker Oats.
- Executive Director Karl Androes was awarded the Benjamin Gingiss Service Award by the Illinois Humane Society for exemplifying the Society's mission of benefiting disadvantaged children in the State of Illinois.
- Reading In Motion received The American Alliance for Theatre and Education’s Lin Wright Special Recognition Award.
- Reading In Motion was one of only 22 reading programs selected by the Chicago Public Schools to provide service to its 200 lowest-performing schools.
- Reading In Motion was the recipient of the Distinguished Public Service Award given by DePaul University's Public Services Graduate Program.
- Research on the correlation between Reading In Motion's drama-based reading instruction and improved reading comprehension test scores merited a juried article in The Journal of Educational Research.
- Two of Reading In Motion's research studies were cited in a report by Harvard University, entitled "The Arts and Academic Improvement: What the Evidence Shows."
- In 1999, the Illinois Theatre Association awarded Karl Androes with an Outstanding Contribution Award for Reading In Motion's use of creative dramatics to teach reading.
- Reading In Motion received the Arts & Business Council of Chicago’s Management Excellence Award (1997).
Reading In Motion Executive Director Karl Androes accepts DePaul University's award, with Pat Ford of the Chicago Annenberg Challenge (left) and former Reading In Motion board chairperson Diane Yetter (right).
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