Children's books

Extending students' knowledge and expertise in reading, writing and critical skills with various kinds of texts. 

Program purpose and mission:

  • Provides individual and small group literacy instruction to children in Kindergarten through 8th grade who may be experiencing reading or writing difficulties.
  • Provides a trained and supportive staff of professionals to supervise undergraduate tutors who meet weekly with their students throughout the semester.
  • Takes referrals from schools and families.
  • Provides future teachers and master teachers with literacy practicum experiences in diagnostic teaching in a clinical setting by serving as an intern facility for undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Offers reasonable tuition for quality services.
  • Office hours
    Fall and spring semesters
    (Sept-April, excluding academic breaks)
    Monday 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.
    Tuesday 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. 
    Wednesday 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.
    Thursday 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
    Summer and academic breaks (winter and spring break, May, June and Aug)
    Tues. - Thurs. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Get registered

  • Program registration

    Register your child for literacy instruction and tutoring! Registration periods are in the fall (September-December) and spring (January-April) semesters. Western Michigan University's future teachers and master teachers are excited to grow and learn with your children (ages Kindergarten through 8th grade) that may be experiencing reading or writing difficulties.

    Registration is currently closed.

    Program overview