Connected Literacy Tutors

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Connected Literacy is a high impact tutoring grant program through the Tennessee Department of Education. PENCIL has partnered
with Metro Nashville Public Schools to implement the program through the MNPS Accelerating Scholars initiative.

Join PENCIL as a tutor this fall and help provide elementary students with the skills and tools, they need to be successful now and in the future.

Tutors will provide high impact literacy tutoring to Metro Schools 1st – 3rd grade students – working with groups of three students in 30-45 minute sessions at least twice a week for twelve weeks. All curriculum materials are provided.

Tutoring sessions take place in many elementary schools throughout Metro Nashville with a few virtual options. Sessions occur mostly during the school day, with some additional before and after school opportunities, and are scheduled based on the tutor’s availability.

Tutors are provided with generous hourly compensation for their time and commitment.

For questions, please email