DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
PRINS. MEMO NO. 29
September 30, 2008
Linda M. Wallinger
Assistant Superintendent for Instruction
Herma's Readers is a nonprofit organization developed by the family of Frank Beamer, football coach at Virginia Tech, to honor his mother, Herma, who was a teacher for over 30 years. The purpose of the organization is to promote, encourage and support reading for students in kindergarten through third grade throughout elementary schools in the
Additional information regarding Herma's Readers, including information on requesting a school visit from a reader, can be found at www.hermasreaders.com.