Sign Up For a Tutor Training
Find upcoming trainings and registration information below.
For additional training opportunities, look to the Minnesota Literacy Council's website.
Please contact Ellen Nikodym with any additional questions.
Well-Trained Tutors Are High-Quality
We know that training is essential to ensuring that program staff and volunteers have the knowledge and skills to engage students in a meaningful way. Therefore, the Tutoring Partnership offers free tutor training sessions for any volunteer or program staff member working with young people in Saint Paul. Each of the training options is content-focused and age-specific, includes information about working with students in the Saint Paul Public Schools and will prepare to you be a high-quality tutor!
FREE Tutor Trainings
The Foundation has developed a tutor training that focuses on tutoring basics –important strategies that all tutors must know to successfully work with youth. The training provides a variety of core tutoring strategies through a framework of youth development needs. Tutors will learn how to effectively structure a tutoring session to be intentional and skill-based. Tutoring Basics is designed for tutors working in any program setting with any age group.
ABC's of Reading Tutor Training (Grades K-4)
The Saint Paul Public Schools Foundation and the Minnesota Literacy Council have created a workshop specifically for tutors working with Saint Paul Public School students in literacy. The ABCs of Reading provides strategies and activities for working with elementary students as well as an introduction to the literacy curriculum used in Saint Paul Public Schools.