Our Partners

Education Connection could not be where it is today without the following key partnerships.

We thank each one of you wholeheartedly with our most sincere appreciation! Your generosity, whether financially and/or by providing volunteers, helps Education Connection be positioned to focus on addressing the systemic problem of 3rd grade illiteracy in the greater Austin Texas area. Thank you for helping us toward our mission of seeing "...every child reading by the end of 3rd grade."

Church Partnerships

Churches that are partnering with a school and are providing a Literacy Partner Coordinator for that school:

A - E

1st Baptist Burnet
1st United Methodist Church Georgetown
Acts Church Leander
Agape Christian Ministries
Austin Baptist Church
Austin Christian Fellowship
Bee Creek United Methodist Church
Belton Church of Christ
Calvary Chapel Leander
Central Baptist Church
Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church
Christ Redeemer Fellowship
CityView
Connect Church Liberty Hill
Cottonwood Baptist Church
Cross Tracks United Methodist Church
Crossroads Church Austin
Eastside Community Church

F - J
K - O
P - T
U - Z

Business/Community Organization Partnerships

Organizations that have volunteers reading and/or have given resources to Education Connection:

A - E

3M Company
Agape Pregnancy Resource Center
AirBorn
AlertMedia
All Care Therspies
Allfluent Wealth Management, LLC
Allied-Orion Group
Alpha and Omega Insurance Agency
American Constructors
Apple Inc.
Apple Leasing
Arlington convention & visitors bureau
Ascension Seton
Astellas
Austin Bridge Builders Alliance
Austin Community College
Bank of America
Baylor Scott & White
Baylor Scott and White - Marble Falls Hospital
Belton ISD
Blackbaud
Blue Cross Blue Shield (HCSC)
Cadence Bank
Cedar Park Chamber of Commerce
Cedar Park Local
Celadon Properties, Inc.
Central Austin Transport
Charles Schwab
Childcare Careers
CISCO
City of Round Rock
Cognia
Cru
Declutter Bee
Dell
Dimensional Fund Advisors
E78 Partners, LLC
Eastside Flats
East-West Ministries, International
Embree Construction Group
Emerson
Enhabit Home Health
ERCOT
Eviden

F - J
K - O
P - T
U - Z

Business Partners

Businesses that are partnering with a school and are providing a Literacy Partner Coordinator for that school:

Chamber of Commerce Memberships

Austin Chamber
Burnet CoC
Cedar Park Chamber of Commerce
Leander Chamber of Commerce
Round Rock CoC

Education Connection Core Teams

Austin ISD:
District Director – Amy Wilke
District Pastor – Jim Harrington, St. James’ Episcopal Church
District Database Coordinator – Erik Wirtz

Belton ISD:
District Director – Jessica Soorholtz
District Database Coordinator – Erik Wirtz

Burnet CISD:
District Director – Kendall Collier
District Pastor – Michael Barnard, Hill Country Fellowship
District Database Coordinator – Erik Wirtz

Del Valle, Hays, & Manor ISDs:
District Director – Amy Wilke
District Database Coordinator – Erik Wirtz

Georgetown & Jarrell ISD's:
District Director – Traci Holland
District Pastor – Dave Roberts, Grace Bible Church
District Database Coordinator – Erik Wirtz

Lago Vista ISD:
District Director – Keri Schooler
District Database Coordinator – Erik Wirtz

Lake Travis ISD:
District Director – Joan Mims
District Pastor – Craig Paczkowski, Lakeway Church
District Admin & Coach – Margie Neuenschwander
District Database Coordinator – Erik Wirtz

Leander ISD:
District Director – Vicki Larkin
District Pastor – Doug James, Hill County Bible Church Austin
Database Coordinator – Erik Wirtz

Liberty Hill ISD:
District Director – Charissa Pituch
District Pastor – Michele Lott, Cross Tracks United Methodist Church
District Pastor – Leighton Forshee, Connect Church
District Database Coordinator – Erik Wirtz

Llano ISD:
District Director – Kerrie Miksch
Database Coordinator – Erik Wirtz

Marble Falls ISD:
District Director – Jessica Cornelison
District Pastor – Jackie English, Christ Redeemer Fellowship
District Database Coordinator – Erik Wirtz

Pflugerville ISD:
District Director – Amy Wilke
District Pastor – Mark Canada, Parkway Bible Church
District Database Coordinator – Erik Wirtz

Round Rock ISD:
District Director – Cathy Laws
District Pastor – Nancy Brieger, Restoration Covenant Church
Database Coordinator – Erik Wirtz