Read Across Pinellas

  • Special Announcement:

    Read Across Pinellas flyer

    We appreciate your interest in the Read Across Pinellas program. We are accepting applications for schools in the St. Petersburg area at this time.

    If you are interested in being RAP Tutor at a school in St. Petersburg, fill out our Interest Form.

    Become a Read Across Pinellas partner 

    Pinellas County Schools is looking for tutors to help children with reading challenges.   

    The new Read Across Pinellas (RAP) program was developed to help children in kindergarten and first grade become strong readers.  

    Receive paid training, and earn $20 per hour. All training and materials will be provided, and no prior teaching experience is necessary. 

    Nurture children’s love of reading and help them build their confidence! 

    RAP partner requirements: 

    • Attend all training sessions. 
    • Meet with students two to three times a week for 30 minutes each session. 
    • Be available to meet with students starting Sept. 6, 2022. 
    • Successfully complete a Pinellas County Schools background check 

    Schedules are flexible, up to 20 hours a week. 

    Download the Read Across Pinellas St. Pete flyer 

    Questions? Contact Kristie Gerber or Katrina Schneider at or 727-588-6000 ext. 2177. 

    Interested in helping children become better readers? Interest Form