Karen Erickson is Director of the Center for Literacy and Disability Studies at University of North Carolina—Chapel Hill. She is focused on understanding the best ways to assess and teach reading and writing to children with the most severe disabilities.
Maureen Donnelly is a Curriculum Development Manager at Building Wings. Maureen is an early childhood educator and a former student of Dr. Erickson and has contributed to the development of numerous curriculum products and authored hundreds of texts that are geared toward the literacy development of beginning readers and writers.
Allison Dennis is a Curriculum Development Manager at Building Wings. Allison is a former high school teacher who received her doctorate from the Center for Literacy and Disability Studies at The University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill. Allison is an author, a product developer, and leader in the field of literacy and disability.
Jen Vaid is a Project Leader at Building Wings. She has a background in linguistics, work flow, and education. As a former elementary school teacher, Jen contributes to both the logistical and creative aspects of product development.
Don Johnston is the C.E.O and the visionary behind both Readtopia and ReadtopiaGO. Throughout his career, Don has created and disseminated a range of education technology tools and products that support the needs of students who face learning challenges. Don continues to inspire the Building Wings team today.
Trish Johnson is the president of Building Wings. She is a passionate advocate in the fields of special education and assistive technology. She is dedicated to ensuring that all learners have access to high-quality curriculum and that their teachers have the tools they need to implement it.
the following contributors: Spencer Cohen, Srdjan Vasilic, Mike Byrne, Stephie Bright, Leslie Boyd, Melissa Abraham, Mary Krenz, Jennifer Long, Patricia Cunningham, Ph.D, Caroline Musselwhite Ed.D, CCC-SLP, Gretchen Hanser, Ph.D,
the kids, their teachers, and school leaders who give us feedback. You are our teachers.
ReadtopiaGO™ by Building Wings is a comprehensive early literacy curriculum for emergent learners, Pre-K to Grade 2, designed to help get our youngest students on the road to literacy.
|Why we collect it
|Allows Administrators an easy way to identify their educators so they can manage educator accounts.
|For login purposes, to reset your password in the event that it is forgotten, and communication purposes.
|Password - only if account is created with an email from a non-third party integrated service such as “Google Sign-In”.
|No - If a third party integrated service such as “Google Sign-in” is used, no passwords are stored. If a service such as Google Sign-in is not used, a password is required.
|Unique identifier provided by a third party integrated service, such as, but not limited to, “Google Sign-in”.
|Allows educators to sign in with Google Sign-in, Yahoo login, Microsoft account, Office 365 account, and other providers.
No Personal Accounts exist (and no data is collected).
No Student Accounts exist (and no data is collected).
No parent accounts exist (and no data is collected).
No Child Accounts exist (and no data is collected)
Building Wings LLC does not sell, share, rent or otherwise disclose your information collected by ReadtopiaGO. No student information or child information is ever collected through ReadtopiaGO. Information is only disclosed when:
We do not monitor or view any Personally Identifiable information or content stored in ReadtopiaGO. Below lists the limited circumstances where your information may be accessed by our employees.
Aggregate, non-identifiable information is solely used to enhance ReadtopiaGO and, in the case of an Organizational Account, support implementation.
For Educator Users and Personal Users, we practice permission marketing: you will only receive information from us when you give explicit consent in advance to receive the marketing information.
Data is stored on servers located in the United States. If you live outside of the United States and have laws governing data collection and use that differ from U.S. law, then you acknowledge and agree that you are transferring your Personal Information outside of those regions to the United States and that, by providing your Personal Information to ReadtopiaGO, you consent to that transfer.
All data stored on our servers is encrypted. All transmission of information is encrypted and protected using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL). Passwords are stored using a hash function. We also use physical, managerial, and technical safeguards to secure your data.
In the event that your Personal Information may be compromised, we will attempt to notify you electronically so that you can take appropriate protective steps.
ReadtopiaGO's products and services are provided by Building Wings LLC (“BW” or "We" or "Us"). These Terms of Service (“Terms”) govern your access to and use of ReadtopiaGO's website, products, and services (“Products”).
We reserve the right to modify the Terms at any time, but you will be notiﬁed on ReadtopiaGO’s login page or by some other means. We will not change the Terms in any material way without providing notice of the change via email to you and obtaining consent to any new uses. If you do not agree with the new terms, you may reject them, but you will need to terminate your account and/or stop using ReadtopiaGO. Your continued use constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms.
As a condition to using ReadtopiaGO, you must register for an account. Accounts can be created with a password and a valid email address. Accounts can also be created through an Integrated Service such as, but not limited to, “Google Sign-In.”
You will provide true, accurate, complete, and updated account information. You are responsible for maintaining the conﬁdentiality of your account and password, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account. If you learn of any unauthorized use of your account, contact us at email@example.com. You may not create an account with the name or email of another person without that person’s prior authorization. Use of another person’s login is only permitted for troubleshooting and technical setup if absolutely necessary.
You may not transfer your account to anyone without express prior written consent of Building Wings LLC. An account can be created for and accessed by a single individual only. You may not share an account with anyone without express prior written consent of Building Wings LLC. Violation of any of the foregoing may result in immediate termination of your account, revocation of your ability to use ReadtopiaGO, and may subject you to reimburse us for unauthorized accounts, pay for past use, state and federal penalties, and other legal consequences.
Building Wings reserves the right, but will have no obligation, to investigate your use of ReadtopiaGO in order to determine whether a violation of the Terms has occurred or to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request.
Each organization which purchases two or more licenses is provided a license administer at no charge. The purpose of this account is for Managing/Administering Teacher Licenses and Professional Development and Training. Each teacher is required to have a license. A minimum of 1 license per classroom is required. Licenses can be reassigned. For reassigned licenses, all printed materials must be transferred to the next licensed teacher or destroyed.
The only materials allowed to be used after termination are Graphic novels printed and distributed to students during the duration of the subscription. All other materials printed during the duration of the subscription are to be shredded.
ReadtopiaGO permits you to register for an account through third party integrated services, such as, but not limited to, “Google Sign-in.” By registering with an Integrated Service, you agree that Building Wings LLC may access your unique identiﬁer provided by the Integrated Service and your registration information: your ﬁrst name, last name, and email address.
If you are a Child User, you may not create an account. If we learn we have collected personal information from a Child User, we will delete that account and all associated information as quickly as possible.
If you are at least 18 years of age and you provide education to students, you may register an Educator Account. ReadtopiaGO makes available to Educators an educator and administrator account. You represent and warrant that you will use all information collected by ReadtopiaGO solely to provide education-related services. You represent and warrant that you are responsible for complying with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (“FERPA”) and The Children’s Online Privacy and Protection Act (“COPPA”).
You agree to pay BW a license fee for the Initial Term based upon the current fee schedule as set forth in the Invoice. Payment Terms are Net 30. We reserve the right to terminate access for non-payment. Prior to the end of the Initial Term, BW shall, based upon the current fee schedule or as otherwise agreed to by the parties, invoice you the amount payable for the annual fee for each subsequent Renewal Term. To ensure continuity of service, you agree to pay the invoice amount prior to the end of the term.
If you cancel your subscription, you will not be invoiced again. Your subscription will be canceled at the end of the billing cycle. If your subscription was canceled partway through the billing period, you will be able to use the product for the remainder of the billing period, but no money will be refunded.
If you terminate for any reason prior to the end of the Initial or Renewal Term, your organization shall be liable to BW for payment of all Fees through the entire Initial or Renewal Term.
Building Wings LLC welcomes your comments regarding the legal terms. If you have any questions or comments regarding the legal terms, please contact us electronically or via postal mail at the address provided below and Building Wings LLC will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.
Building Wings LLC
Attn: Legal Department
26799 W. Commerce Drive
Volo, Illinois 60073
firstname.lastname@example.org Subject Line: Attn: Legal Department