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Reading Partners at the Leadership Academy at Como Elementary School

Volunteers will commit to one hour of reading tutoring with the same K-3 student each week. Volunteers participate in a one hour training prior to participating in their first tutoring session and receive ongoing training and support.
Sep 09, 2019
1 Hour
4,316 Needed
Volunteers Who Stepped Up

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More than simply reading with a child, our volunteers follow a proven, structured curriculum to help students learn specific skills necessary to become proficient readers. It’s simple, and it works. Each lesson comes with step-by-step instructions and materials. A trained site coordinator is always available to answer questions, assist with the materials, and solve problems.

Last year at Como Elementary, we provided students with 1,561 one-on-one reading sessions with the help of our 55 reading volunteers. Of the 46 students we tutored, 86% met their primary literacy goals. We were able to send home 363 books for students to keep in their own personal home libraries, and 100% of teachers and administrators at the school reported that Reading Partners was valuable to their school. 

Learn more and sign up at readingpartners.org/volunteer. 

Questions? Contact Jennifer Quick at jennifer.quick@readingpartners.org.

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