America Reads/America Counts

A national tutoring program that employs college students as reading and math tutors for children up to grade 6. Its goal is to increase children's chances for a successful future by raising their reading levels and math skills. Cooperatively with the other area colleges, Smith reaches out to local schools and agencies to provide tutors. Students seeking a paid America Reads/America Counts Tutoring position must have been awarded federal work-study as part of their financial aid package.

Visit the Student Financial Services Web site for information about upcoming offerings. The program contact is Valerie Schumacher, Student Employment/Fund Coordinator, Student Financial Services, (413) 585-2530.