Read Across America Day is celebrated annually on March 2nd. Georgia's First Lady, Sandra Deal proclaims March as "Read Across Georgia" month. Read Across Georgia Month Kick-Off is scheduled for March 5, 2018, at the Georgia State Capitol. Gov. Nathan Deal, first lady Sandra Deal, and other special guests will celebrate Get Georgia Reading Day and kick off Read Across Georgia Month, which supports the shared expectation that all children in Georgia will be on a pathway to third-grade reading proficiency by 2020.