Share your love of reading

Share your love of reading

Help a child develop a positive self image and enthusiasm for learning

With one hour a day you can help a child get a better start in school as an OASIS Tutor.

Monday, January 19, 2015/Author: Dana Klassen/Number of views (5)/Comments (-)/
Categories: San Antonio
OASIS tutoring featured in the Rio Rancho Observer

OASIS tutoring featured in the Rio Rancho Observer

Janis Cline shares her love of reading as an OASIS tutor

“I saw it in the paper,” she said of the item that sparked her interest. “I love kids. (Tutoring) is so different from anything I’ve ever done."
Tuesday, December 23, 2014/Author: Dana Klassen/Number of views (1239)/Comments (-)/
Categories: Albuquerque
2500 tutors for 25 years of tutoring

2500 tutors for 25 years of tutoring

St Louis OASIS works to provide additional support to kids throughout the region for 2014-15 school year

As we celebrate our 25th anniversary of OASIS Tutoring in the St. Louis region, we're working to hit a milestone goal. We are looking to sign up 2,500 tutors by September 30 to work in St. Louis area schools as part of our OASIS Intergenerational Tutoring program.

Our tutors truly make a difference. The US Department of Education stated that one-on-one tutoring is
Tuesday, September 16, 2014/Author: Danni Eickenhorst/Number of views (2161)/Comments (-)/

"I always rejoice in the little accomplishments"

Tutor Carol Gabbert celebrates her students' success

When Carol Gabbert began tutoring 18 years ago, she had no idea how much it would impact her life. After years of working as a preschool teacher when her children were young, Carol wanted to try something different when a friend suggested she become an OASIS Intergenerational Tutor. She looks forward to each new year and the adventures that lie ahead.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014/Author: Jennifer Newcom/Number of views (1857)/Comments (-)/

New school year excitement never fades, even long after graduation

OASIS tutors channel their good memories into helping kids today

This time of year I can’t help but start thinking about going back to school, and how much I looked forward to that when I was a kid. OASIS tutors have many reasons for both choosing to tutor, AND where they want to tutor. Perhaps they want to complete the circle, and come back to their neighborhood school. 
Monday, August 18, 2014/Author: Jeanne/Number of views (2113)/Comments (-)/

Kids say the darndest things

And their OASIS tutors love it!

A student told his OASIS tutor, "Wednesday is my favorite day. I get pizza for lunch and you!” Wouldn’t you love to know that you ranked #1 on someone’s list—right alongside pizza? That's just one of the many wonderful comments I hear from OASIS volunteer tutors. You can learn more about what it's like to be a tutor ... and rank #1 alongside pizza.
Thursday, July 31, 2014/Author: Pat Gilbert/Number of views (2226)/Comments (-)/
Categories: Volunteering
OASIS sets goal to place 2500 tutors in St Louis area schools

OASIS sets goal to place 2500 tutors in St Louis area schools

Celebrating the 25th anniversary of OASIS Intergenerational Tutoring

Tutors from across the St. Louis region gathered at the Center of Clayton on June 25 and at Fort Zumwalt in St. Charles County on July 1 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of OASIS Tutoring and kick off an area-wide campaign to recruit tutors for the 2014-2015 school year.
Thursday, July 03, 2014/Author: Chris/Number of views (2159)/Comments (-)/
Categories: St. Louis
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