Malone University offers free tutoring program through America Reads/America Counts
August 13, 2013 | Release # 6682
Malone University will again be participating in the America Reads/America Counts free tutoring program for the 2013-14 school year. Half-hour tutoring sessions in reading, math, or both are held Monday through Thursday from 3:30- 7:30 p.m. Tutoring sessions take place in room #70 of Founders Hall on the campus located at 2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W. in Canton, Ohio. For more information or to schedule a tutoring session, please call 330.471.8569.
The highly successful program, now in its 12th year at Malone, is under the direction of Patti and Jack Freeder. Patti retired from Coventry High School after teaching English for 32 years in grades 7 – 12. Jack retired after teaching in the Coventry local school district for 33 years at the elementary and middle school level. They bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the program.
Tutors are Malone University students, most of whom are education majors. Parents must remain on the premises during the tutoring session and a waiting room is provided. The free program is available to all Stark County elementary students as well as those from surrounding counties.
Malone University, a Christian university for the arts, sciences, and professions in the liberal arts tradition, affiliated with the Evangelical Friends Church, awards both undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than 100 academic programs. Malone has been recognized by the prestigious Templeton Foundation as a leader in character development, as one of Northeast Ohio’s Top Workplaces by the Cleveland Plain Dealer, and is ranked among the top colleges and universities in the Midwest under the category Regional Universities according to U.S. News & World Report's America's Best Colleges 2014 , and is named to AffordableCollegesOnline (ACO)’s Best Lifetime Return on Investment list for the State of Ohio.
Suzanne Thomas, APR
Director of University Relations
2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W., Canton, OH, 44709