Read with CPS 3rd Graders in Albany Park at Hibbard Elementary!


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Tue Oct 17, 2017 10:10 AM - Tue May 29, 2018 10:50 AM


3244 W. Ainslie St.Chicago, IL 60625


Working in the Schools (WITS) creates positive learning communities through a portfolio of volunteer literacy mentor programs and teacher professional development; a comprehensive design to inspire students' passion for reading.

The WITS Mid-Day Mentoring program focuses on third grade literacy. At this point, students make the cognitive transition from learning-to-read to reading-to-learn. Volunteers travel to the school and are paired with the same third grade student for an entire school year. Volunteer/student pairs spend time reading aloud and building comprehension skills through conversation.

The WITS Mid-Day Mentoring program at Hibbard Elementary runs from 10:10am-10:50am on Tuesday mornings beginning October 2017.


  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 40 minutes once a week from October-May

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