In New York City, Get Ready to Read! expansion efforts gained ground with the cultivation of new partners across the city. The NYC program is currently coordinated by the Day Care Council of New York, Child Welfare League of America,
Child Care Inc., Urban Education Exchange, Saint Aloysius Education Clinic, Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies, Literacy, Inc. and Universal Pre-K Association.
At the Rochester, New York site, the Norman Howard School focused on conducting outreach to new partners in the community, such as public libraries, community groups, and childcare networks. It trained an additional 1,030 trainers and 14,400 screeners in 2005.