Connected Literacy Tutoring Program

Thank you for your interest in the Connected Literacy Tutoring program. Connected Literacy provides small group reading support for students in 1st grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd grade attending schools in Shelby County. (School Location Map)

Registration information must be submitted by November 19th, 2021, by 3 p.m. CT (4 p.m. ET).

Eligible students have been verified by their district according to the following eligibility guidelines:

  • Identified as in need of literacy tutoring
  • Enrolled in 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade in one of the district’s schools 

Families of eligible students will receive a coupon towards tutoring your student. This coupon will be given directly to your tutoring provider and will allow your student to participate in one semester of tutoring. Funds will be paid directly to your tutoring provider from the State on your behalf. Please note that no funds will be given directly to families.

Application Instructions

  • This application must be completed by a parent/guardian of the student.
  • If a parent/guardian has more than one student who is eligible, the parent/guardian must submit one application per student.
  • Applicants are responsible for ensuring the accuracy of the information provided in the registration form.
  • After completing your application, your application will be reviewed to ensure eligibility and you will be contacted by a tutoring provider within 2 weeks.
  • After completing your application, your application will be reviewed to ensure eligibility and you will be contacted by a tutoring provider within 2 weeks.
  • If you need assistance completing your application, please send an email to: Connected.Literacy@tn.gov

Application

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By agreeing to terms, you agree to the following statements:
  • I agree that my child can attend tutoring.
  • My student will attend at least 85% of tutoring sessions.
  • I will provide monthly program feedback through a brief survey.
  • I will provide a review of my student’s tutoring provider at the end of the semester of service.
  • I understand that by signing this, I certify that I have the legal right and responsibility to direct the education of the student.
  • If any information on this application changes, including, but not limited to, the student’s physical address, account holder’s email address, account holder’s mailing address, and/or the account holder’s phone number, I agree to notify the department within fifteen calendar days by emailing Corrie.Jones@tn.gov.
  • I certify that the information provided in this application is truthful and accurate.