The America Reads Challenge is a grassroots call to action by President Clinton. This unprecedented national campaign challenges every American to help all our children learn to read, including those with disabilities and limited English proficiency. The Challenge touches citizens from all walks of life and sparks collaborations between educators, parents, librarians, business people, senior citizens, college students, and community and religious groups.
Tutors may work during the school day between 9am-3pm or in an after school program from 3-5/6pm. Tutoring sessions may be with one child or in small groups of two or three children.
William Paterson University has undertaken this challenge and instituted the America Reads Program through the Career Development and Advisement Center and with the help of the College of Education and Financial Aid. This is a tutoring program for children in grades K-3 in several local school districts.
Requirements for participation:
- GPA of 2.5 or higher
- Federal work-study eligibility
If you would like to participate in this worthwhile program, please contact Victoria Nauta, 973.720.2556