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Volunteer Tutor: High School Equivalency Diploma for English Learners

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Literacy Services of Wisconsin

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HSED-EL Tutor - Staring the beginning of 2022

Description of Role

HSED-EL Tutors provide one-on-one virtual tutoring sessions for an adult student who is preparing for, or currently completing, the HSED-EL program.

  • Commitment: One Semester Minimum (about 4-6 months)
  • Virtual tutoring is preferred / In-person tutoring may be considered


  • You and your student will determine a tutoring schedule that works for both of you, outside of regularly scheduled class times
  • You must be able to meet at least one hour per week with your student, though more frequently is preferred, depending on how much support your student needs


  • Tech skills needed: Zoom, Google Drive, Google Classroom (training provided)
  • Patience, enthusiasm, empathy, positive attitude
  • Resourceful, creative, and able to use available resources to help students learn
  • Willingness to learn material along with your student
  • Experience in education is a plus!

Additional details:

This list includes the subject areas students will study in the formal HSED-EL program. Tutors are not expected to be masters of all topics; however, whether you are tutoring a student in the Foundations class or a student in the formal program, you will likely complete work related to these topics. A willingness to learn with your student is essential!

  • English Language Arts
    • Persuasive writing, narrative writing, expository (informational) writing
    • Mechanics and conventions
  • History/Social Studies
    • Topic: World War II and the Holocaust
  • Math
    • Fractions, decimals, percents
    • Order of Operations: Rules, with integers, add/subtract integers
    • Exponents: Rules, Quotient of powers, Power of products
    • One-step & two-step equations; linear equations
    • Basic Geometry, some statistics, and ratios
  • Science & Health
    • Topic: Impacts of food choices on health and the environment
  • Civics
    • U.S. History based on the 100 Civics Questions required for graduation by the state of Wisconsin

If interested, please email Madison at

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About Literacy Services of Wisconsin


555 N. Plankinton Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53203, US

Mission Statement

Literacy Services of Wisconsin partners with motivated adults to provide access to quality basic education and skills training so they can improve their lives, enrich their families, and strengthen our community.


Literacy Services of Wisconsin is the longest volunteer-driven provider of adult literacy and basic education in the Milwaukee area. We are driven by our core belief in the power of education at any age to positively change lives.

Education & Literacy
Immigrants & Refugees


We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.


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




  • Background Check
  • 1hr per week minimum with a semester long commitment

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