Bonner Center

America Reads

Photo of Oberlin student tutoring a student in the local elementary school.
Photo credit: Jennifer Manna

America Reads places students in the Oberlin City School District, preschools, and afterschool programs to serve as reading tutors for children in preschool through fifth grade. America Reads tutors participate in training and reflection sessions throughout the year. America Reads is a community service work-study partner and pays students through the federal work-study program.

To learn more about America Reads, apply for a tutoring position, or get involved in America Reads community events, email