Reading Tutor Programs

  • Have you been thinking about serving as a tutor?

    Take a minute and let Pat Riley Jr (2015) or Debby Coates (2011) inspire you.  

    It's easy to get started following these simple steps:

    kids w-stars.jpg 1.  Complete an application

    You may request an application or click here to download and print. Please print the application and bring it with you to a training, mail or hand deliver it to the ViPS office:

    616 North Harrison Street, Little Rock, AR 72205
    (located upstairs in the Fair Park ECC)     

    2. Schedule a training.

    Trainings are scheduling now in preparation for summer and fall. Click here to let us know you would like to attend a training.

    3.  Work with a child.

    We will help you determine the best location and student availability to accommodate your weekly schedule.

    RETURNING TUTORS need to acknowledge your interest for placement.   CLICK HERE


    Whether you are a volunteer tutoring in our schools or a family member working with your students at home, the videos provided below are great examples of how a caring adult can help a student master reading and increase comprehension.   

    If you have previously served as a reading tutor, THANK YOU!

    Please consider serving again.  


    LINKS to Training Information and Materials

    Reading Tutor at Work - Sample 1(video) 

    Reading Tutor Session - Sample 2  (video)

    Handouts (referred to as Graphic Organizers) are used to support reading comprehension. Links to each of the organizers recommended for use are below:  

    Life Cycle Chart  

    Problem Diagram  

    "W' Chart  

    Story Map  

    Write and Draw    


     

    Link to LRSD calendar.  

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