Name of Engagement

America Reads Program

Contact Information

Community Service-Learning

Contact Details

csl@jmu.edu

Description

America Reads tutors provide tutorial support specifically and exclusively in reading for children in the public school in Kindergarten through 5th grade. Each tutoring session is guided by a teacher at the local school who has expertise in reading. Tutors will attend orientation and training sessions in September at JMU and on-going in-service sessions during the academic year.

Web Presence

https://www.jmu.edu/csl/serve/non-profit-federal-work-study/america-reads.shtml

Involvement

Involves Students, Involves Participants External to JMU

Scope

JMU Only, Hburg/Local/VA

Frequency

Ongoing (Currently in existence, year round)

Primary Focus of Program

Education PK-12

Areas of Engagement

Community Engagement, Engaged Learning

Format

Service Learning

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