Leadership & Staff

Viri Perez, MEd

Associate Director of Programs

Viri Perez joined Reading Power in 2022 as Associate Director of Programs. She has a BA from Drake University in elementary education and an MEd in educational leadership from National Louis University. Before joining Reading Power, Viri worked in the classroom for six years at a gifted school in Des Plaines, where she gained experience with first through fourth grade classrooms, teaching language arts, social studies, math, and Spanish. Viri is dedicated to supporting students in need as they become stronger readers and develop a life-long love for reading.