Developed by the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and funded by the John H. and Cynthia Lee Smet Foundation, Onward Readers is an intensive, research-based literacy initiative designed to support students, parents, teachers, and principals to ensure that all students are reading on or above grade level. Onward Readers utilizes a multi-component approach to reading instruction that directly addresses phonics, word study, fluency, and comprehension. Tiered levels of intervention are also built into each component to ensure that the needs of all students are met. Onward Readers is seeking an Academic Excellence Specialist to work with multiple school sites.?