Altoona Area School District

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Tutoring Program

Tutoring Program

The Altoona Area School District offers a free tutoring program for adult learners. Adult learners participating in adult basic education (ABE), English as a Second Language (ESL), and those working on obtaining their GED may participate. 

Volunteer tutors meet one-on-one with their students for a minimum of three hours per week.

Tutors are available in Blair and Cambria Counties. They meet with their students at the following locations:

Blair County

> AASD Adult Education Program, Altoona
> Altoona Area Public Library
> Bellwood Public Library
> Claysburg Area Public Library
> Hollidaysburg Area Public Library
> Martinsburg Community Library
Roaring Spring Community Library
> Tyrone-Snyder Public Library
> Williamsburg Public Library


Cambria County

> Cresson Public Library
> Gallitzin Public Library
> Lilly-Washington Public Library
> Portage Public Library

Recruiting Tutors
Interested in Becoming a Tutoring?

Free tutor training is offered monthly for those individuals desiring to volunteer their time to assist adult learners.  Tutors must possess a four-year degree or must be currently enrolled in a 4 year-degree program.

For more information, contact Barbe Daugherty at (814) 946-8495 or email at