Tutors Needed

August 02, 1998

Area schools, libraries and literacy programs seek volunteers to help children or adults improve reading skills. Among them are: Thomas Johnson Elementary School, 100 E. Heath St., in South Baltimore, to work with children on reading difficulties during the school day beginning in September. Training will be provided, and hours for tutoring arranged between 7: 45 a.m. and 3 p.m. Information: Maria Zozuliak, reading teacher, 410-396-1575.

Baltimore Reading Aides, 6200 Loch Raven Blvd., for one-on-one tutoring of adults learning to read or trying to improve reading skills. Hours by arrangement. A workshop for prospective tutors is scheduled for 8: 45 a.m. to 3: 15 p.m. Sept. 19. Information: Pat Edwards, tutor trainer and director, 410-435-7188.

If your school or organization is seeking volunteer reading tutors and would like to be included in this listing, call Sundial, 410-783-1800, and enter code 6130.


"Reading is a foundation skill, and I don't believe we'll ever achieve the high standards that we've established through school reform efforts unless children are taught to read."

-- Nancy S. Grasmick, state schools superintendent, after the state Board of Education voted 11-1 to adopt her plan to stiffen reading course requirements for Maryland's 47,000 teachers.

Pub Date: 8/02/98

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