interested in becoming a tutor?
- Through one-on-one tutoring, tutors furnish reading assistance and encouragement to adults with reading difficulties.
- Any interested adult who is available to work with under-skilled adult readers and can offer them a supportive learning experience is qualified to be a tutor.
- A positive attitude and a strong interest are the most important qualifications!
Requirements and Responsibilities
- Attend training sessions and in-services.
- Plan lessons and assignments, and prepare relevant resources such as life-coping skills materials.
- Maintain regular weekly meetings.
- Maintain positive tutor/learner relationship.
- Maintain records to show evidence of learner’s progress toward accomplishing his/her goals.
- Exchange information with coordinator and other tutors and training sessions and in-services.
- Be available for initial training sessions and regular follow-up sessions.
- Schedule three hours per week for lesson planning, tutoring, and evaluating the learner’s progress.