Tutoring will be provided to raise the academic performance of school aged youth to a level consistent with the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) Academic standards. Services shall be provided in a manner that is age and developmentally appropriate, and consistent with the child’s academic and learning style, interpersonal characteristics, and special needs. Children will be connected as appropriate with both formal and informal community supports, services, and activities that promote their literacy skills. The child’s characteristics such as race, culture, ethnicity, language, and personal history (including child abuse and neglect) will be considered when choosing/designing program interventions, materials, and curriculum. The provider will develop an education plan to address the child’s literacy and math needs. Activities and lessons shall promote literacy skills and academic development and should determine well-planned, flexible, and responsive services. Services should include regular use of external resources such as libraries, museums, and community educational sites.
- A Bachelor’s degree or at least 60 hours of post-secondary credit hours in the Education, Social Work, Psychology, or related field.