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Minnesota Reading Corps Overview

Minneapolis, MN
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
K-12 Education
Unknown / Non-Applicable
Minnesota Reading Corps demonstrates how service and science can accelerate improvement in both students and systems. By mobilizing the people power of AmeriCorps, Reading Corps provides evidence-based literacy interventions and data-based assessments to children from age three ... Read more

Mission: All Minnesota children will become proficient readers by the end of third grade.

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Minnesota Reading Corps Managing Director Sadie O'Connor
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  • "K3 Literacy Tutor"

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    I have been working at Minnesota Reading Corps full-time (More than 3 years)


    The training and support from MN Reading Corps is the best I have ever experienced. The program staff and coaches are available to answer any question and collaborate with you to solve any problem. The training and associated printed/digital materials are extensive and easy to navigate. This is truly one of the most caring and inclusive organizations that I have worked for.


    This is a service position...any 'cons' are outweighed by the rewards of service. There is nothing better than seeing students grow and succeed.

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    Keep striving for added benefits for tutors in greater MN!

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Minnesota Reading Corps photo of: Tutors can earn up to $5,730 to help repay federal student loans or cover the cost of furthering their education.
Minnesota Reading Corps photo of: Since 2003, Minnesota Reading Corps has provided early intervention services to over 125,000 age 3 – grade 3 students.
Minnesota Reading Corps photo of: Our tutors come from all walks of life, including recent college grads, career changers, and retirees.
Minnesota Reading Corps photo of: PreK tutors are embedded into the classroom, serving next to the lead teacher while implementing our intervention model.
Minnesota Reading Corps photo of: Elementary Literacy Tutors work with students daily, one-on-one for twenty minutes.
Minnesota Reading Corps photo of: It all begins with the letter A.
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Minnesota Reading Corps Interviews



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    Literacy Tutor Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN
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    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Minnesota Reading Corps (Minneapolis, MN) in May 2011.


    Americorps contacted me on the phone to discuss whether I was available for a year of service, if I would be ok with the living stipend, and my basic background. Then I interviewed with a group and we were asked to discuss why we wanted to be tutors and what we thought of the achievement gap in Minnesota. It was not too hard to come up with things to say. Once I passed that round, I interviewed with the principal in the school district I wanted, and the questions were about my experience and skill level.

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    • What is your experience with community service and youth?   Answer Question
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