Schools of Hope in Madison

Become a Schools of Hope Tutor in Madison elementary schools!

We are no longer placing tutors for the 2023-2024 school year.
Note: Our Spanish application remains available because we are still recruiting Spanish-speaking tutors.

If you are interested in volunteering with our program during the 2024-2025 school year, please check back for our new application in August 2024. If you’d like to get a head start on the Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD) requirements to volunteer next year, please complete steps 2-4 below.

  1. Complete our application:
  2. Register to become a volunteer with MMSD. 
    • This includes a background check
  3. Complete required MMSD volunteer training.
    • This includes 2 online components: 
      • Building & Student Safety
      • Volunteer Onboarding
  4. Complete MMSD’s training for literacy tutors, K-12 Literacy Tutoring: A Crash Course in the Science of Reading.

Please also check out this page for more tutor training resources. Thank you for your support of our program and the students in our community! Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns.

You can find the MMSD 2023-2024 calendar here.


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