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Woodbury schools in need of 2019-20 math, reading tutors

Woodbury schools need eight literacy tutors and three math tutors for the 2019-20 school year according to Minnesota Reading Corps and Minnesota Math Corps. The Woodbury schools that have been awarded tutor positions are:

• Brookview Elementary (K3/math)

• Gordon Bailey Elementary (K3)

• Middleton Elementary (math)

• Royal Oaks Elementary (K3)

• Valley Crossing Elementary (K3/math)

• Woodbury Elementary (K3)

Minnesota Reading Corps and Minnesota Math Corps are seeking 1,700 tutors for the 2019-20 school year. Both full- and part-time tutors are being recruited to begin a year of paid service this fall. By joining Reading Corps or Math Corps, individuals will be helping more than 35,000 students statewide. Minnesota Reading Corps and Minnesota Math Corps are statewide initiatives to help every Minnesota student become a successful reader by the end of third grade, and proficient in math by the end of eighth grade.

Tutors are being sought for three different levels of commitment: 35, 25 or 18 hours a week. Tutors receive a stipend every two weeks and can earn up to an additional $4,200 for student loans or tuition, which can be gifted to a family member if the tutor is 55 or older. Many tutors also qualify for additional benefits like free health insurance and child care assistance. Anyone interested is encouraged to apply at or by calling 866-859-2825. Tutors will begin in August 2019.