Victoria E. Greene
Project Read® Curriculum Author
It is with heavy hearts and great sorrow, that we announce the passing of our beloved company founder and Project Read® curriculum author, Victoria (Tori) Greene. Tori died on Friday, December 9th at the age of 87.
Tori was passionate about helping children become active, thoughtful, purposeful readers and writers. She dedicated her life to unlocking every student’s true potential, regardless of their learning profile. She believed that, with the proper tools, every student could learn to read and write proficiently.
Founded with her colleague, Dr. Mary Lee Enfield, Tori owned and operated Language Circle Enterprises. The Project Read® curriculum has been proven in the classroom, and built a strong reputation among educators spanning the United States and beyond for over 50 years.
Tori developed teaching methods that were trailblazing and ahead of their time. She incorporated multisensory strategies into the curriculum and classroom, long before modern research found it to be an effective way for students to learn. As a struggling student herself, Tori had a keen mind for how students learn best, and how to teach them.
Throughout her life, Tori had a profound impact on countless educators and students, and changed the lives of so many, by providing them the priceless gift of reading and writing. She will be sorely missed, but her legacy will live on through Project Read® curriculum, which continues to thrive in classrooms today.
Tori’s obituary can be found here.
Victoria Greene, author of the Project Read® Curriculum, had over five decades of experience in education development. Mrs. Greene specialized in staff trainings for public and private schools throughout the nation, and served eight years as the director of an alternative high school for severely learning-disabled/behavior-disordered adolescents. Mrs. Greene also taught in the classroom for many years, and was awarded the L.D.A. National Teacher of the Year Award in 1992. She served on several different educational boards, including the International Dyslexia Association and the Regional Board of the International Dyslexia Association. Tori shared her knowledge and passion for literacy by leading staff development opportunities and updating the curriculum to match current educational standards.