Institute Information for Tutors

Let’s Get Things Started

Get ready to start creating success stories! All members begin their Reading Corps experience with a training called ‘Institute’. While learning from literacy experts, you’ll gain the tools and fundamental skills needed to help struggling learners succeed. You’ll also have the opportunity meet and connect with great people from all across the state.

Whether you are attending in August, October or January — we look forward to seeing you there! Additional details about the location, schedule and logistics are available below. 

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Location

Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 2nd Ave. S. Minneapolis, MN 55403

Schedule

TrackDatesDaysLength
TutorsAugust 13-16Monday-Thursday3.5 days

Meals & Snacks

A lunch and snacks are provided during each full-day of training.
Breakfast and dinner are provided at the hotel for tutors staying overnight.

Parking

Live in the metro and plan to drive to Institute each day? Be sure to park in one of these selected ramps to have your parking validated. 

Transportation

Traveling more than 50 miles to attend Institute? Sit back and leave the driving to us! Chartered motor coaches are available from: 

  • Alexandria
  • Bemidji
  • Duluth
  • Fergus Falls
  • Grand Rapids
  • Hinckley
  • Staples
  • Mankato
  • Moorhead
  • Princeton
  • Rochester
  • Redwood Falls
  • Sauk Centre
  • St. Cloud
  • Willmar

Hotel Accommodations

The hotel for August Institute is the Hilton, Minneapolis (1001 S. Marquette Ave. Minneapolis, MN 55403). 

Reading Corps provides shared double occupancy rooms for tutors traveling 50+ miles to attend Institute. If you would prefer to reserve a private room, you will be responsible for half the cost of your stay. 

More information on accommodations is available in your Institute Registration (which you can find as a task in your iCims paperwork portal).

Location

Minneapolis Airport Marriott
2020 American Blvd. E. Bloomington, MN 55425

Schedule

TrackDatesDaysLength
K3 TutorsOctober 15-18Monday-Thursday3.5 days
PreK TutorsOctober 15-17Monday-Wednesday3 days

Meals & Snacks

A lunch and snacks are provided during each full day of training.
Breakfast and dinner are provided at the hotel for those staying overnight.

Hotel Accommodations

The hotel for October Institute is the Minneapolis Airport Marriott (2020 American Blvd. E. Bloomington, MN 55425).

Reading Corps provides shared double occupancy rooms for tutors traveling 50+ miles to attend Institute. If you would prefer to reserve a private room, you will be responsible for half the cost of your stay. 

More information on accommodations is available in your Institute Registration (which you can find as a task in your iCims paperwork portal).

Location

St. Mary’s University Center
2540 Park Ave. S. Minneapolis, MN 55404

Schedule

TrackDatesDaysLength
K3 TutorsJanuary 7-10Monday-Thursday3.5 days
PreK TutorsJanuary 7-10Monday-Thursday4 days

Meals & Snacks

A lunch and snacks are provided during each full day of training.
Breakfast and dinner are provided at the hotel for those staying overnight.

Hotel Accommodations

The hotel for January Institute is the Sheraton Minneapolis Midtown (2901 Chicago Ave S, Minneapolis MN 55407). 

Reading Corps provides shared double occupancy rooms for tutors traveling 50+ miles to attend Institute. If you would prefer to reserve a private room, you will be responsible for half the cost of your stay. 

More information on accommodations is available in your Institute Registration (which you can find as a task in your iCims paperwork portal).

Have questions or need an assist?

Your Program Manager is ready to help! Reach out to them with any questions you have about Institute and your service throughout the year. 

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