Otto Bremer Trust Awards N.D. Reading Corps $71,500

North Dakota Reading Corps recently received a grant from the Otto Bremer Trust for $71,500 towards our mission to help students in North Dakota become successful readers by the end of third grade. These funds help us to provide high-quality training and support for our tutors across the state to ensure we are serving children to the best…
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Do Something Dynamic! Become A ND Reading Corps Superhero Tutor

When the word ‘superhero’ comes to mind, you probably think of Superman, Batman, Spider-Man, Thor, Wonder Woman, or Captain America. These figures all “save the day,” fighting crime, protecting the public, and sometimes battling super villains. Superheroes, however, can come in many different forms. North Dakota Reading Corps tutors are their own special breed of superheros. Every…
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AmeriCorps Director Visits His 50th State, NORTH DAKOTA!

Director of AmeriCorps visits North Dakota Reading Corps The North Dakota Reading Corps and Madison Elementary hosted a site visit with Director of AmeriCorps Bill Basl on Thursday, March 31st. AmeriCorps is a national service program that engages over 75,000 individuals in service throughout the United States. Director Basl made his first trip to North…
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Where Are They Now: Reading Corps Alumni

Each year the South East Education Cooperative and North Dakota Reading Corps are blessed to have AmeriCorps members serve as literacy tutors. They vary in age, come from different backgrounds, are pursuing a variety of careers, but they all have ONE thing in common – they want to help North Dakota children become the best readers…
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10 Amazing #ReasonsToReadingCorps

Now is the time to think about serving a year with AmeriCorps and N.D. Reading Corps is a perfect place to make a difference. As one school year is about to wrap up, we are already planning for next year and another expansion of N.D. Reading Corps! Next year we are adding 10 new sites…
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Reading Is Important For A Child Inside And Outside The Classroom

North Dakota Reading Corps’ tutors come from different backgrounds and apply with different hopes of what to gain from the experience, but one thing that remains true across all tutors we’ve seen is that their love for working with children and joy of helping them succeed is top-notch and we couldn’t be more proud of…
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Why Reading Corps? Hear It Straight From The Tutors…

Reading Corps is a program that has somewhat of a domino affect. Students make connections with their tutor creating a trusting, encouraging relationship that follows that student back into the classroom. Now, the student can keep up with peers and gain confidence in his/her ability to read along, with others, and possibly in front of the class. That student…
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