Welcome TLC Members and Applicants! 

The Tufts Literacy Corps was established in 1998, when President Bill Clinton introduced the America Reads Challenge and authorized college students across the nation to use their Federal Work Study awards to help children learn to read. Since then, the Federal program has expanded to include mathematics, writing and science. The Tufts Literacy Corps, too, has grown into three core tutoring groups (reading, writing and mathematics) and several student run initiatives.

Literacy & the Arts 

If you’re looking for information about this summer’s Literacy & the Arts camp, please click here to learn more and apply to work with the program! 

Interested? Please fill out the Literacy & the Arts Counselor Application and email it to Dr. Cynthia.Krug@tufts.edu. We’ll set up a time for an interview.


Literacy & the Arts Showcase, 2020

Literacy & the Arts always ends with a showcase designed to celebrate the children’s work. In 2020, the summer of the pandemic, we took Literacy & the Arts and its showcase online. The program was very different that summer, as our campers and counselors worked together from their livingrooms in Somerville, Colorado, Rome, Jerusalem and Beijing. One aspect of the program was the same, though: the wide variety of projects the children pursued. Now almost three years later, the zoom-based Literacy & the Arts Showcase, 2020 showcase offers a glimpse of the work children do with their tutors during the program. We hope you enjoy this presentation!

Tufts Literacy Corps

Are you thinking of tutoring next fall?  Please read through the Tufts Literacy Corps website to learn more about the programs we offer. Think about what you would like to contribute and email Dr. Cynthia.Krug@tufts.edu at the beginning of September, 2024. 

Tutoring Resources

Please click on TLC Resources if you’re looking for tutoring resources and updates on scheduling and event planning.