A Collaborative Effort Between Service-Learning and Education Studies
The America Reads Program encourages tutors to help elementary-age children read well and independently. The purpose of the America Reads Program is to:
America Reads Tutors are part of the Federal Work Study Program at Mesa Community College. They tutor and mentor youth, while focusing on reading skill development, at one or more of the following schools:
To encourage the tutors to also be eligible for the AmeriCorps program, the America Reads tutors should stay with the same students throughout their term of service.
In addition, America Reads tutors plan two events:
Pass RDG 091 or pass out of it on the reading placement exam
Enrolled in EDU 101 AA – Tutor Training & Practicum (1 credit online course)
Submit a completed application to the Center for Community & Civic Engagement office
Attend the America Reads Orientation
Get matched to a classroom at our schools
Applications are available at Mesa Community College’s Southern & Dobson campus in the Center for Community & Civic Engagement.
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