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Letter: America Reads program seeks volunteers




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Editor:
The elementary schools in Wilson and Guadalupe counties need your help. As an America Reads volunteer tutor, you can help area students develop strong reading skills.

A significant number of our young children recently entered school reading below their grade level. We all know that early reading skills translate to success later in life. Conversely, poor reading skills can make a young person’s road to success more uncertain. You can share the experience of a lifetime by reading to or with these students.

The RSVP America Reads Program is a community partnership approach to literacy. It offers one-on-one tutoring in 30-minute increments to students struggling with reading. As a volunteer tutor you will be able to give these students the encouragement and understanding they need to get on their proper grade level in reading.

To volunteer as a tutor you don’t have to have been a teacher. We will train you and the teachers will work with you. You will tutor during school hours at the school of your choice. You pick the elementary school where you would like to help and pick the day(s) and times you are available.

A couple of hours a week of your time will help to make a difference in the lives of the students you tutor.

To volunteer, call me at 830-379-0300 or email me at cfennel@gvec.net.

CATHY FENNEL
 

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