Contact Us

Ferst Readers 
P.O. Box 1327 
Madison, GA 30650 

telephone 706-343-0177
toll free 1-888-565-0177 

Ferst Readers Headquarters

Betsy Wagenhauser 

Accounting and Development Coordinator 
Amy Zygler 

Director of Operations  
Glenda Cofer 

Grant Coordinator  
Kelly Freyer  


Regional Program Coordinator 
Debbie Ross 

Regional Program Coordinator/Technology 
Michelle Maddox 

Administrative Assistant - Registration and Database/Translations 
Claudia Jasso 

Administrative Assistant Publications/Social Media 
Olivia Ramfos 

Our Mission

"Provide books for local communities to prepare preschool children for reading and learning success."

Early Reading Benefits

The key is to start at birth. Immersing a child in a rich literacy environment can be a stronger predictor of literacy and academic achievement than family income. The more words a child hears, the larger the child’s vocabulary, and the larger the child’s vocabulary, the more likely the child will be a proficient reader.

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Thank you for visiting Ferst Readers!

Ensuring that children develop early literacy skills is one of the most important things we can do - as parents, as teachers - and as a society.

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