The bilingual Preschool Literacy Tutor is embedded in an English/Spanish dual language or immersion classroom of children ages 4 – 5 to develop children’s early literacy skills in preparation for Kindergarten, serving alongside a teacher. Tutors are trained in research-based early literacy strategies and collaborate with the classroom teaching staff to enhance daily literacy opportunities and conduct literacy assessments to increase the number of children on target with early reading predictors. Tutors are placed in in one of two classrooms. The first classroom type is in which the goal is to fortify the native language in order to ease the transition to English by third grade. The second classroom option is an immersion classroom in which the goal is to develop bi-literate learners. This is an AmeriCorps service member position with the AmeriCorps program, Minnesota Reading Corps.
Early Literacy Instruction and Assessment
Reading Corps will not discriminate for or against any AmeriCorps service member or applicant based on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, familial status, disability, sexual orientation, age, or any other category protected by law.
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