​America Reads

​America Reads is a federally funded campaign to improve reading achievement in K - 6 school children. UWSP work study students are hired as tutors and matched with teachers and classrooms in local school districts. Tutors will work with students 4 - 6 hours per week in reading one-on-one or in small groups.

To learn more:

  • Visit the America Reads web site
  • View the position description for the job responsibilities, skills and qualifications, and hourly wage rate

To apply:

Applications are now being accepted for Fall 2012. Applicants must have work study and a minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA. To apply, please fill out the application and mail to:

Nick Nelson
1015 Reserve St.
Dreyfus University Center, Room 050
Stevens Point, WI 54481

Please email America Reads Liaison at sieoerc@uwsp.edu with any questions. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

For tutors:

For schools and teachers:

  • America Reads School/Partner Handbook
  • Tutor Evaluation
  • Request a Tutor