Make a difference as a 2nd grade reading tutor

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Start The Adventure In Reading (STAIR) is a twice-weekly, after school literacy tutoring program for Anne Arundel County Public Schools second graders currently reading below grade level. Tutors work one-on-one with a student for an hour-long session, and we offer our volunteers the flexibility to choose their level of commitment: one day per week, two days per week, or as a substitute on an as-needed basis. We have 12 sites conveniently located at elementary schools and community centers across Annapolis and throughout Anne Arundel County, and have more than 100 children enrolled in our program. We provide an educator-approved curriculum, tutoring materials, training, and on-going support to ensure you feel well-prepared from your very first session. STAIR is actively looking for volunteers to serve as tutors; we are also looking for volunteers who may be interested in the role of site coordinator or co-coordinator. For more information or to complete an application, visit

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171 Duke of Gloucester Street, Annapolis, MD 21401, US

Mission Statement

STAIR's mission is to increase the reading level of 2nd graders, to improve students' self-esteem and self-confidence, and to provide a caring environment where reading is FUN!


STAIR-Annapolis was founded in 2006 and now includes 12 sites throughout the City of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County, serving more than 100 Anne Arundel County Public Schools second graders. Our program provides twice-weekly literacy tutoring after school for the entire academic year for students reading below grade level, using a dedicated team of volunteer tutors and an educator-approved curriculum. Training is provided and no prior teaching or tutoring experience is necessary. On average, STAIR students improve 4.3 reading levels over the course of the year!


We'll work with your schedule.


Annapolis Elementary Schools and Community CentersAnnapolis, MD 21401



  • Mentoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Tutoring
  • Reading / Writing


  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1.5 to 3 hours per week or as a substitute

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