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Literacy Network

  • 12 people are interested
1:1 tutoring

Still remember your high school algebra and writing skills? Our GED programs help adults achieve their GED/HSED. We need volunteers who are comfortable tutoring all GED/HSED subjects, including: Mathematical Reasoning (algebra and geometry), Reasoning Through Language Arts (Reading comprehension and essay writing), Social Studies, Science, Civics, Health, and/or Employability skills. Come work with our adult learners who are working on high-school level material in order to obtain their GED/HSED!

We have two types of weekly GED TUTORING sessions: one-on-one tutoring and in-class tutoring. ALL classes are currently virtual due to COVID-19. Locations reflect normal operations. Tutoring will be offered Monday-Thursday, with morning, afternoon, and evening sessions.:

GED one-on-one tutoring:

  • Tutors meet weekly with their learners for two hours.
  • Your Group Leader is available to provide ongoing support.
  • No experience needed! Training and lesson plans are provided.
  • Tutoring at Literacy Network, neighborhood library branches, Madison College Goodman South campus.

GED in-class tutoring at Madison College:

  • Tutors are placed in Madison College GED courses to support learners during class time.
  • Instructor provides support and direction as needed.
  • No experience needed! Training is provided.
  • Tutoring at Madison College Goodman South campus.
You can apply for either type of GED tutoring in our application form. When you sign up, you will indicate your availability.

Tutor Requirement
  • Be 18+ years old
  • Complete training before tutoring
  • Be reliable, professional, patient, and kind
  • Speak, read, and write English fluently
  • Have a working computer & reliable internet
  • Be comfortable using Zoom (including whiteboard & screensharing)
  • Check email daily
  • Have reliable transportation (when tutoring is held in-person)
    • If you plan to take the bus, research your route before you commit
  • Attend your tutoring session on time, every week, and stay for the full class session
  • Commit to tutoring through the full semester, with no more than two absences
  • Notify your Group Leader in advance if you will be absent
If we don’t have a spot for you right away, you’ll go on our Tutor Wait List and we’ll place you as soon as we have a student to match you with.

Apply online here (copy and paste link): http://www.litnetwork.org/application-ged-tutoring/

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About Literacy Network


701 Dane St, Madison, WI 53713, US

Mission Statement

Literacy Network teaches reading, writing, communication, and computer skills to Dane County adults so they can achieve financial security, well-being and deeper engagement with their families and the community.


Literacy Network assists adults in Dane County who are low-income and who need help improving their literacy skills, whether they are immigrants/refugees learning English, adults reading/writing below a 5th grade level, or folks studying to pass their GED or high school equivalency exam. We offer free group classes and trained volunteer tutors at locations throughout the Madison area. Programs operate on a three semester schedule: spring, summer, and fall, and we recruit interns and tutors every semester.

Education & Literacy


We'll work with your schedule.


701 Dane StMadison, WI 53713



  • Tutoring
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Reading / Writing
  • Mathematics




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2hrs/week in your assigned session; no make-up or outside meetings allowed
  • *Able to share effective study and test-taking strategies. *Mature, dependable, patient, and kind. *Non-judgmental and inter-culturally sensitive.

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