Otto’s Fall Reading Kickoff

otto's fall reading kickoff school of education visions credit unionThe Syracuse University School of Education, Syracuse Athletics, and Visions Federal Credit Union want to say THANK YOU for supporting the future of education! We’ve partnered with Otto the Orange for their Fall Reading Kickoff to contribute to your students’ love of reading (and the Syracuse Orange).

Fall 2023 Reading Kickoff

By reading just a few minutes a day your students, their families, and other teachers at your school will receive great rewards and special access to see Syracuse Orange football in action! Teachers, administrators, and other educators and staff can sign up your classroom, a grade level, or your whole school to participate. The recognition game is November 25, but you can continue to read, share, and celebrate all year long!

When your students participate in Otto’s Fall Reading Kickoff, your school or classroom will receive:

  • Otto’s Reading Kickoff bookmarks mailed to your classroom.
  • One complimentary ticket for participating students and educators to the Syracuse Orange v. Wake Forest football game on November 25, and the chance to purchase $15 discounted tickets for other guests (while supplies last; ordering information will be sent to participants). How mobile tickets work.
  • Special recognition for participants at the game.

Registered educators were sent an email with ticket information on November 7. If you did not receive this email, please contact us at

How to Participate:

  1. Sign up for Otto’s Fall Reading Kickoff below.
  2. Download and print football reading logs to help you and your students track progress. You set the goals for your own classroom, and there is not a goal students need to reach to be able to claim a ticket—the key is participation! Download: English | Spanish | Dual Language
  3. Share your classroom’s progress by posting photos and updates on social media using #OttoReads and tagging @SUSchoolofEd, or email to Otto loves to see these!

Signups for the 2023 Kickoff are now closed! Thank you to all of our participants.