Charlotte Downing joined the Read Charlotte team in July of 2022 as a Literacy Facilitator. Charlotte is native to Charlotte, NC and is a proud alumna of Providence Day School. Charlotte holds a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from Wake Forest University and a master’s degree in Reading Education from Vanderbilt University. Charlotte was a member of the 2018 Bay Area Teach for America Corps and served as a 1st grade teacher in Oakland, CA. Her favorite childhood book was The Day the Crayons Quit because of the bright illustrations.