Become a Tutor

Spending just an hour or two per week to help strengthen someone’s literacy skills is a simple act that makes a profound difference in another’s life. We rely on nearly 200 volunteers to help us provide English as a Second Language and basic literacy instruction to more than 250 adults in Centre and Clearfield counties every year.

Volunteers work as private tutors and small group leaders to teach adult learners the literacy skills they need to keep their families healthy, get jobs, earn degrees, become U.S. citizens, gain confidence and give back to their community. Volunteering with Mid-State is a labor of love that personally enriches the tutor almost as much as the student. No prior experience is necessary, and training is provided for all volunteers.
Additionally, if you’d like to get involved with Mid-State but don’t wish to be a tutor, we can always use more help with events and other important tasks.

Email us at mslc@mid-stateliteracycouncil.org or call (814) 238-1809 to join our amazing team!

Tutor Forms

Pair Form (one-on-one tutoring) (Word Document)

Pair Form (one-on-one tutoring) (PDF Document)

Group Form (classes) (Word Document)

Group Form (classes) (PDF Document)

Please fill out the appropriate form and send it to mslc@mid-stateliteracycouncil.org or Mid-State Literacy Council, 248 E. Calder Way, Suite 307, State College, PA 16801.

Summer Classes 2019

Beginner Classes

English Communication & Literacy
Beginner
Isabel Friedenberg / Lexi Basciano
Tuesday / Thursday 3:30pm – 5:00pm
June 4 – August 6

Beginner English
Victoria Baumgartner
Wednesday 10:30am – 12:30pm
June 5 – July 31

English for Doctor Visits
Beginner
Hannah Short
Tuesday 12:30pm – 2:00pm
June 4 – August 6

High Beginner / Low Intermediate

Pronunciation
Robert Leach
Tuesday / Thursday 9:00am – 10:00am
June 4 – August 8

Daily Oral English & Vocabulary
Scott LaPaglia
Tuesday / Thursday 10:00am – 12:00pm
June 4 – July 23

English for Doctor Visits
Beginner
Hannah Short
Tuesday 12:30pm – 2:00pm
June 4 – August 6

Intermediate

Intermediate Listening & Speaking
Avani Gandhi
Monday / Wednesday 10:30am – 12:00pm
June 3 – July 31

Daily Oral English & Vocabulary
Scott LaPaglia
Tuesday / Thursday 10:00am – 12:00pm
June 4 – July 23

English for Doctor Visits
Intermediate

Zach Lichter
Thursday 12:30pm – 2:00pm
June 4 – August 1

High Intermediate – Advanced

Current Events
Anngelica Peters
Monday / Wednesday 10:00am – 11:00am
June 3 – TBA

Academic & Professional Writing
Alan Kim
Monday / Wednesday 11:00am – 12:30pm
June 3 – July 31

Culture and Conversation
Robert Leach
Tuesday / Thursday 10:00am – 12:00pm
June 4 – August 8

Multi Level

Computer Skills
Hannah Lugent
Thursday 3:30pm – 5:00pm
June 6 – August 8

TOEFL Program

A fee of $395 covers TOEFL classes, book, 3 other MSLC classes and tutoring.
The TOEFL Program will be offered again in the Fall of 2019.

TOEFL Prep

TOEFL Reading

TOEFL Speaking

TOEFL Writing

TOEFL Listening

Mid-State Literacy Council depends on the support of our community.

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Upcoming Events

Mid-State hosts a handful of special events each year that give the community a chance to celebrate literacy and support our efforts to help the adults in this area who want to realize their literacy goals.