University of Wisconsin–Madison
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Be a Tutor

If you are a UW employee, student, or community member, you can apply to be a tutor.

As a tutor, you must:

  • work with your learner at least 1-2 hours per week, for at least 1 semester
  • access the ProLiteracy Online Tutor Training
  • find resources and strategies to help your learner work toward learning goals
  • report tutoring hours every month

Be a Tutor

  1. Download the tutor application.
  2. Complete the application and save it to your computer.
  3. Attach your application to an email and send it to Jzong Thao at
  4. We will match you with a learner based on schedule, location, learning goals and preferences.

You can also print the application and mail it to:

Jzong Thao
21 N. Park Street, Suite 5101
Madison, WI 53715

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