Age group reached: Elementary
As an Elementary
Literacy Tutor, you will work one-on-one with K–3 children who need help
practicing their reading skills. You will use prescribed literacy interventions
and will conduct weekly progress monitoring to ensure the student is on track
to read at the end of 3rd grade.
What is Minnesota
Minnesota Reading Corps
is a proven early literacy program helping Minnesota students read successfully
by third grade. By combining the power of AmeriCorps resources with the science
of how children learn to read, Reading Corps is helping more children gain the
skills they need to be successful in school and life.
Since 2003, Minnesota
Reading Corps has helped more than 100,000 struggling readers, age 3 to grade
3, progress toward reading proficiency by the end of third grade. Reading Corps
applies research, rigorous training for tutors, personalized instruction,
student assessments, data review and ongoing coaching so tutors and students
are set up for success. By harnessing the power of national service, the
program serves students in urban, suburban and rural settings across Minnesota
and consistently delivers impressive results.
When is the application
Positions are filled on
a rolling basis and there is no hard deadline. Early applicants will have more
choice in where they are placed.
What is the difference
between a "member" and a "tutor"?
They are the same thing.
A Minnesota Reading Corps Literacy Tutor commits to 11 months of serving as an