Race to Read: A Step-by-Step Guidebook for Parents

We want your child to read on time!

Dedicated professionals with 50 years of combined experience

Through their teaching, training and one-on-one coaching, Linda LoBue and Stacie Farin have helped thousands of children learn to read on time.

Linda and Stacie are dedicated to helping parents discover their hidden power to set their children up for long-term success in life—simply by serving as their children's first reading teachers. Let the authors show you how to pass on the critical reading skills that are the foundation of your child's love for reading, learning and building a better life.

Linda L. LoBue, M. Ed.

Linda LoBue with student learning to be a better reader

Linda completed her undergraduate work in Special Education at Central Washington University. She earned advanced degrees in Elementary Curriculum and School Administration. She has taught grades K-fifth, including LD students in the resource room, and spent fifteen years as an elementary school principal in the Clark County School District, Nevada. She is currently an education consultant and founder/coordinator of the Sight Word Buster Volunteer Program. Linda resides in Auburn, California with her husband Jim, mother Alma, and three hens, Ferrari, Marilyn, and Miss Miranda.
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Stacie Farin, M. Ed.

Stacie Farin with reading students

Stacie has always known she would become a teacher and has committed her life to education. She received her Bachelor's Degree in Education at Bloomsburg University of PA and her Graduate Degree in Early Childhood Education at University of Nevada Las Vegas. She has taught kindergarten, first, and second grade for the past sixteen years in the Clark County School District. Stacie currently teaches second grade at Estes McDoniel Elementary - An International School in Henderson, Nevada. Stacie lives with her wonderful husband and two children, who were also Mrs. Farin's former second grade students.

 


 

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News and Events

2016 Training Dates:

August 2016

Rock Creek Elementary
8/10 Wed. 9:30 a.m.

Rocklin/Lincoln area TBA
8/10  Wed. 4:00 p.m.

Rock Creek Elementary
8/11 Thurs. 4:00 p.m.

Rocklin/Lincoln area TBA
8/11  Thurs. 9:30 a.m.

Rock Creek Elementary
8/17 Wed. 9:30 a.m.

Rocklin/Lincoln area TBA8/17 Wed. 4:00 p.m.

Rock Creek Elementary
8/18 Thurs. 4:00 p.m.

Rocklin/Lincoln area TBA8/18 Thurs. 9:30 a.m.


September 2016

Rock Creek Elementary
9/14 Wed. 9:30 a.m.

Rocklin/Lincoln area TBA
9/14 Wed. 4:00 p.m.

Rock Creek Elementary
9/15 Thurs. 4:00 p.m.

Rocklin/Lincoln area TBA
9/15 Thurs. 9:30 a.m.


October 2016

Rock Creek Elementary
10/12 Wed. 9:30 a.m.

Rocklin/Lincoln area TBA
10/12 Wed. 4:00 p.m.

Rock Creek Elementary
10/13 Thurs. 4:00 p.m.

Rocklin/Lincoln area TBA
10/13 Thurs. 9:30 a.m.


November 2016

Rock Creek Elementary
11/9 Wed. 9:30 a.m.

Rocklin/Lincoln area TBA
11/9 Wed. 4:00 p.m.

Rock Creek Elementary
11/10 Thurs. 4:00 p.m.

Rocklin/Lincoln area TBA
11/10 Thurs. 9:30 a.m.

                               

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In the News:

August 18, 2015
Auburn Journal:

Sharing the Language of Learning
Community program at local schools gives students a head start in reading comprehension.
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Placer Community Foundation November newsletter: Helping Children Bust through Books One Word at a Time
See the article

November 30, 2014
Auburn Journal:
Another View: Busting down literacy hurdles

By: John Bowman / Guest Columnist
See the article

August 22, 2014
Auburn Journal:

Volunteers sought for kids reading program:
Sight Word Busters to hold trainings at local schools
See the article

June 27, 2014
Auburn Journal:
Sight Word Busters volunteers celebrate students’ reading success
See the article

August, 2013
Rock Creek Elementary School shows 10% growth in STAR Language Arts. Superintendent mentions Sight Word Buster Program as one of the contributing factors.
See the article

Aggie Roberts Elementary School in Henderson, NV purchases Race to Read, A Step-by-Step Guidebook for Parents for all incoming kindergarten families.

Linda completes intensive Spanish course at LTCC, Level: High Superior.


Archive of past events...

For more info call Linda at (530) 887-8335