Reading Partners Charleston
Reading Partners is a nonprofit literacy organization that recruits and trains community volunteers to provide one-on-one reading tutoring to students in under-resourced schools across the country. Our highly-effective program has helped thousands of children master the fundamental reading skills they need to succeed in school and beyond.
Be a hero. Become a volunteer tutor. You can make a difference in a child’s life with just one hour a week. Become a Reading Partners tutor and spread the gift of literacy, the gift of opportunity.
Why it works :
-Structured, phonic-based program including comprehension, writing, vocabulary development, and reading a variety of books
-Trained site coordinators leading the program and supporting tutors during each session at each school
-Orientation and ongoing trainings for tutors
-Students engaged in one-on-one tutoring 2 times per week
-Lesson plans based on individual needs
-Progress and performance tracking provided by pre- and post -testing
What do we need to be successful? YOU!!! We rely on 600 volunteers to serve 300 students!
Check out our website or email today to be part of the solution to the literacy crisis in Charleston