Reading Reach

-Dyslexia Intervention & Screening

-Reading & Spelling Tutoring

-Dyslexia Educational Therapy Program

-Summer Programs

-Homeschool Program (group tutoring microschool)

Orton-Gillingham reading and spelling tutoring. Oceanside Vista Carlsbad. Summer Camp. Microschool.

Reading Reach - Leadership and Staff

Julie Herd, M.Ed.

Founder, CEO, Reading Specialist

   Julie Herd is a credentialed Reading Specialist and homeschooling mom. She has a master's degree in Literacy and Reading Education.  Julie is trained in the Orton-Gillingham approach, which is a structured literacy approach that is helpful for all students but essential for those with reading difficulties, including dyslexia.  Julie is a former Kindergarten classroom teacher and has held school administrative positions such as Education Coordinator and Home-Based Services Coordinator.  Julie has a Child Development Permit at the Program Director level and has been working in the field of education for 20+ years.
   Julie founded Reading Reach to create educational opportunities for homeschooled students and to widen the availability of reading intervention services to all striving readers, including those with dyslexia. 
   Reading Reach serves Oceanside CA and surrounding areas, and has been a licensed business since 2021. 

Matt Herd

COO, Instructional Assistant

Matt is our classroom instructional assistant, a homeschooling dad, and a little league baseball coach.  Matt holds a certificate in Computer Aided Design. He is currently receiving training in the Orton-Gillingham approach and multisensory math pedagogy. Matt has completed the dyslexia module at the UC/CSU California Collaborative for Neurodiversity and Learning.  

Lea Martinez, M.Ed.

Reading Tutor

Lea has structured literacy training and a Master's degree in Educational Leadership.

Board of Directors

Reading Reach Enterprises, Inc.

Julie Herd 
Matthew Herd
Blake Herd
Lynn Palmer
Roy Palmer
Brenda Faust

Reading & Spelling tutoring, private lessons,  
Dyslexia screening & intervention, Educational Therapy

We offer one-on-one reading and spelling lessons, dyslexia screening and intervention services, TK-10th grade. For inquiries click below.

 Tutoring Inquiries

TK-3 Homeschool Pod / 
Group Tutoring 

Enroll your child in a small group class directed by a reading specialist / credentialed teacher. 

Students will engage in multisensory structured literacy lessons, multisensory math activities, in a small-group setting.

 Go to Homeschool Group

Legal ways to homeschool in CA.  

Reading Reach is a member of the Home School Legal Defense Association (If you have filed a PSA, we recommend you join HSLDA and take advantage of our group discount code 301428). 

Download HSLDA's legal guide to homeschooling in California

Ways We Give Back!

We fundraise and donate to support great causes!  Here are some organizations we make charitable contributions to: 
-Shadow Husky Rescue 
-Operation Christmas Child (Samaritan's Purse)
-Camp Pendleton Toys for Tots
-Let Them Breathe
-One Print, One Tree
-Ramona Humane Society
-Free books for the community!


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