Cleveland State University

Career Services Center

America Reads Program

For Prospective Students
tutor & student
"I have learned a lot and changed my opinion of what a teacher needs to be. Not just a person who helps someone academically, but also someone who builds positive relationships with children."

 ~ Keith Csank

Cleveland State University students serve as America Reads Tutors for elementary age children in Cleveland area schools and libraries. Both Work Study and Non-Work Study positions are available. All majors are welcome. To qualify as an American Reads Tutor, students must:

  • Be enrolled for at least 6 credit hours.
  • Maintain good academic standing.
  • Complete an application and the interview process.
  • Pass a criminal background check.
  • Attend mandatory, paid training sessions.
  • Be punctual, reliable, and an exceptional role model.
  • Provide own transportation to and from tutoring sites.

Download the application in MS Word format. Applications are also available in the Career Services Center, located in Rhodes Tower West, Room 280.

Learn More…

Career Services Center
(216) 687-5534 or (216) 687-2233
Cleveland State University
2121 Euclid Avenue
Rhodes Tower West 280
Cleveland, Ohio 44115

engaged learning
Office Hours
Monday-Thursday 7:30am-6:00pm
Friday 7:30am-5:00pm
Campus Location
Rhodes West, Room 280
1860 East 22nd Street
Phone: 216.687.2233
Toll Free: 888.CSUOHIO
Satellite Office
College of Urban Affairs, UR 209
Monday: 8:00am-6:00pm
Tuesday: 8:00am-5:00pm
Thursday: 8:00am-5:00pm
Mailing Address
Cleveland State University 2121
Euclid Avenue, RW 280
Cleveland, OH 44115-2214

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