Lesley Schurmann

Communications Director


Lesley Schurmann enjoys the privilege of conveying the substance and spirit of Literacy How in her role as Communications Director.  From her beginnings at J. Walter Thompson Company, she has served as a wordsmith and event planner for clients in health, the arts and education, including Nabisco Brands, the American Health Foundation, Constitution Health Network, Newington Children’s Hospital, Gretchen L. vanHoosier Collections and Manchester Public Schools.  Lesley joined the team in 2000 as an evaluation coordinator for Early Reading Success Initiative, after exploring the teaching profession as a Title I reading tutor and substitute teacher. She holds a B.S. from Cornell University and is an avid reader.