Reading Tutor Programs

  • CLICK HERE Have you been thinking about serving as a tutor?

    It's easy to get started following these simple steps:

    kids w-stars.jpg 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 will be available after July 15 in preparation for fall.  Trainings will be conducted via ZOOM or in person.  Click here to let us know you would like to attend a training.

    3.  Work with a child.

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

    RETURNING TUTORS need to acknowledge your interest for placement.   CLICK HERE

    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.  Take a minute and let Pat Riley Jr (2015) or Debby Coates (2011) inspire you.  

    LINKS to Training Information and Materials

    Reading Tutor at Work - Sample 1(video) 

    Reading Tutor Session - Sample 2  (video)

    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    


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