The Catholic University of America

 

 

Welcome to DC Reads!

DC Reads is a program in which university students engage with the community by tutoring at local schools and non-profits. It began as a response to Clinton's 1997 America Reads Challenge. Now The Catholic University of America is one of seven universities in the DC Metro area that still maintains a DC Reads program. We partner with a variety of organization from private schools to charter schools and community centers to increase students' academic skills.
 
Undergraduate and graduate students alike are encouraged to apply at the beginning of every semester! We accept work study students and volunteers. No previous tutoring experience is necessary.

 

  • Sep 9, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Mandatory Meeting for All Tutors

    The must-see event of the season!This is where we lay out all of our expectations, collect applications, and process paperwork. Yo... more

  • Sep 19, 2015 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

    Tutor Training Day

    It's DC Reads 101: The essential foundations of tutoringWe will go over who you're working with, what you'll be doing, and why it'... more

 

Want to submit an application? Have questions?
E-mail us at cua-dcreads@cua.edu

 

 

If you feel that you are good with children and can be their friend and their tutor, and hope to gain a feeling of accomplishment for your service, then DC Reads is the program for you!" 

 

Joel Yablunsky, DC Reads tutor

 

 

  


 

 

 

Become a Tutor

Learn about your responsibilities as a tutor and find out how to apply.

 

Weekly Schedule

Find out the tutoring times available for our sites.

 

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