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:

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 scheduled throughout the summer.  If you are interested in tutoring, please click here

3.  Work with a child.

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


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

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