Mr. Scooter is an early literacy ambassador. He has trained with early literacy expert Saroj Ghoting in Every Child Ready to Read and is proficient in communicating early literacy strategies to parents and caregivers. Mr. Scooter understands the importance of early literacy rich environments and quality programming for children ages birth to five. Research has shown there are five practices that help get children ready to learn how to read: reading, writing, talking, singing and playing. These five principles are always the underlying focus of the programs Mr. Scooter offers for children.