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 Huntingdon 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


Huntingdon County

>CareerLink Huntingdon County (Coming Soon)

>Huntingdon County Library (Coming Soon)

>Mount Union Community Library ( Coming Soon)




Recruiting Tutors and Classroom Aids
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.  Basic Tutor Training  offered to new Tutors.  Ongoing Advanced Tutor Training provided on a regular basis.
Interested in Becoming a Classroom Aid?
Classroom Aids assist in the classroom setting under the direction of an Instructor.  No degree necessary!

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