Community Literacy ESL Tutoring

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Group Tutoring session

Community Literacy is a group ESL Tutoring program for adult immigrants and refugees. All tutoring is done in English and tutors work in weekly 2-hour classes with their assigned student for one semester. No experience needed: training and lesson plans are provided, and an ESL Session Leader is available every class to offer you and your student support as needed. Apply early, as spots can fill up fast! You can apply for any semester listed below; if it ends up that all tutor spots are full for a particular semester, you will be added to the waitlist.

(Jan 22-May 4)
Training: (choose one)
5:30-8:00pm Thu 1/17
or 9:00-11:30am Sat 1/19

(May 28-Aug 17)
Training: (choose one)
5:30-8:00pm Thu 5/23
or 9:00-11:30am Sat 5/25

(Sep 16-Dec 14)
Training: (choose one)
5:30-8:00pm Tue 9/12
or 9:00-11:30am Sat 9/14

Tutor Requirements

  • You MUST attend Tutor Training at Literacy Network before tutoring; we give preference to applicants able to attend one of our scheduled trainings at the start of the semester.
  • Reliable transportation is required of all tutors. (If you are planning to take a bus to/from your tutoring sessions, please research your route ahead of time to be sure you understand the commute you are committing to.)
  • You must attend EVERY WEEK during the semester; no more than 2 absences are permitted. (Let your Session Leader know any anticipated absences at the beginning of the semester.)

Weekly ESL Tutoring classes are below; if a class for the semester you’re applying is full, you will be added to the waiting list.

  • Monday nights, 6-8pm at Literacy Network (701 Dane St)
  • Tuesday mornings 10am-12noon at Literacy Network (Focus on basic computer literacy)
  • Tuesday nights, 6-8pm at Literacy Network (701 Dane St)
  • Wednesday mornings, 9-11am at Literacy Network (701 Dane Street)
  • Wednesday nights, 6-8pm at Literacy Network (701 Dane St)
  • Wednesday nights, 6-8pm at Vera Court Neighborhood Center (614 Vera Ct)
  • Thursday mornings, 10am-12pm at Lussier Community Center (55 S. Gammon)
  • Thursday nights, 6-8pm at Literacy Network (701 Dane St)
  • Saturday mornings, 9-11am at Literacy Network (701 Dane St)

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Community Education & Literacy Immigrants & Refugees


Mon Sep 17, 2018 - Sat Dec 15, 2018


701 Dane StreetMadison, WI 53713



  • Literacy / Reading
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Tutoring
  • Adult Education
  • Reading / Writing




  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours every week for a semester

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