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Brown County / IU Tutor/Mentor Program

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Be a Tutor/Mentor

Get ready to Zooooom with our kiddos! 


Need volunteer hours? Love kids? Here's how you can become a tutor!

  1. Tell Us About You & Sign Up!

  2. Get Your IU Programs Involving Children (PIC) Training

  3. Get Your IU Background Check via PIC

  4. Review the Tutor Orientation presentation, below

  5. Read the Tutor Manual 















About the IU/Brown County

Tutoring/Mentoring Program


Students in many majors and student organizations benefit from tutoring experience: All areas of education; psychology; criminal justice; neuroscience; children's literature; social work; pre-med track for pediatrics; and much more. 


But if you have patience, kindness, and a willingness to help, it doesn't matter what your major is, you can be a tutor

We tutor kids in reading, writing, math, and social studies, and help them get their homework done.


Each tutoring session begins with checking in on their well being. We then check their grades and see where help is needed. We model positive, respectful interaction by encouraging "please" and "thank you". 


When the student's required coursework is done, we help them write creative stories or practice their handwriting.

Most of all, we show them that we care about their success. 

About PIC Training &

Background Checks


All IU tutors are required to participate in IU's PIC training.  Follow the link below and choose "PIC Training". When you receive your certificate of completion, please forward it to Brown County Literacy Coalition. 


Questions? Email Us!

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