Reading Center | Capital University, Columbus Ohio


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  • K-5 Reading Center

    Capital's School of Education sponsors remedial reading tutoring sessions for students who are struggling in the reading process in grades kindergarten through 5 at the Reading Center. These sessions are conducted by upper-level Capital students who are majoring in education under the skillful leadership and supervision of an on-site professor. The Reading Center started in 1976 and was funded by the Martha Holden Jennings Foundation. In its 40+ year existence, the Reading Center has served over 2,000 students.

    What We Do at the Reading Center
    Our reading tutors can help your child with:

    • Assessment skills
    • Literacy skills
    • Communication skills

    A Whole Semester for $100
    We offer a one-to-one tutoring environment that meets for one hour for two late afternoons a week for ten weeks each semester.

    We also offer tutoring that meets one hour for three days a week over a four week summer school for $60.00.

    We offer a sibling discount, so parents can reduce their fee for two children by $25.

    Sessions are offered:

    • February through April on Mondays and Wednesdays between 4 and 5:30 pm offered both face-to-face and online tutoring is available.
    • During the month of June on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays between 4 and 6 pm both face-to-face and online tutoring is available.
    • September through December on Mondays and Wednesdays between 4 and 5:30 pm offered both face-to-face and online tutoring.

    Our tutors and the professor will prepare and share a summary of your child's experience and skills and will discuss this information with the child's parent or guardian. We will share your child's accomplishments with their school if you request us to do so.

    Registration Information
    To register your child(ren), please complete the registration form.

    For more information about Capital's Reading Center, please contact:
    Professor Mary Trask
    Director of Capital's Reading Center