America Reads / America Counts (ARAC):
Bringing Barnard Tutors to the Community
America Reads / America Counts is a federally funded program designed to bring resources to schools and education programs to ensure all students are achieving at grade level in reading and math.Barnard students are matched with local public schools and community-based after school programs, and serve as tutors to children. If the tutors have received a Federal Work Study award, they will be paid an hourly rate. Otherwise, students are welcome to volunteer as tutors.
Become an ARAC Tutor
Quick Facts: ARAC Program
How to find an ARAC job
Applications become available on BarnardWorks in early September and again in late December or early January.
Our ARAC tutors have brought their dedication and talents to many partner organizations, including:
- Harlem Lacrosse
- The JCC in Manhattan (PS 75, PS 84, and PS 163)
- Reading Partners (PS 192, PS 123, PS 175, and PS 38)
- East Harlem Tutorial Program
- Star Learning Center at Goddard Riverside Community Center
- Row New York
- Young Athletes
Become a Partner Organization & Host Tutors
It's easier than ever to request student tutors for your program! If you have never participated in the America Reads / America Counts program with Barnard before, just email Adeline Medeiros, Associate Director of Civic Engagement, at AdelineMedeiros@barnard.edu and request information. It's a very simple process to get started!