High School Literacy Leaders
Do you need an ELA elective credit for graduation? Interested in developing real-world skills through a paid mentoring and tutoring position? Fantastic! High School Literacy Leaders wants you!
What does it take to become a Literacy Leader?
If you are in the 10th, 11th, or 12th grade and you are enrolled in high school in New York City, you can become a Literacy Leader this fall.
From September to January, you will meet twice a week after school to learn how to become a great reading tutor while earning one ELA elective credit through the Department of Education.
What about the job?
After you successfully complete the fall internship, you can then become a paid employee of the New York Public Library. Imagine getting paid, building your resume, and being a leader all while working with first and second graders to help them improve their reading and writing skills!
Ready to become a Literacy Leader and join us this fall? Great! Reach out to our team of Education Coordinators with your name, school, and grade, and we will put you in contact with a coordinator at the closest branch.