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hands raisedMadison East High School is home to a diverse and exciting group of young people.  They have come to East from a wide variety of family, ethnic, and national backgrounds, to pursue their education and prepare for adulthood.  They will study, art, civics, history, languages, literature, mathematics, and science, as well as develop career and life skills in areas as diverse as agriculture and fashion. Many find their studies to be challenging.  Please come and meet our students—you can help them reach their goals. 

Check for updates at (key words: Madison East High School) or contact Cynthia Chin at or (608) 204-1603 (x41534). 

Unless otherwise noted, placements possible Mon—Fri. Most volunteers come 1 or 2 days a week. 

East High School is located at 2222 East Washington Avenue, between 4th and 5th Streets.  Approx.  20 minutes from campus on city bus routes #4, #5, or #6.  On-street parking  within 1-2 blocks. 

Note: Board of Education policy requires all persons working directly with students to complete a form authorizing a basic background check, the results of which may limit placement opportunities. Learn more and access the forms.



Literacy Instruction

Assist students below grade level in reading to make gains and adjust to demands of subject-area reading and writing.  Systematic reading intervention supervised by on-site specialist.

Mary Luteyn
204-1543 or

Mathematics Tutors

Assist individuals or small groups in the classroom with tasks presented by the teacher. Placements available in tutorial sessions and in mathematics classes throughout the day.

Cynthia Chin

204-1603 x 41534 or

Student-Athlete Math & Science Help

Assist 10th & 11th –grade students in Geometry, Algebra2, Chemistry, or Physics—

2:45-3:45  pm on Wednesdays.  Select group of motivated athletes with limited afterschool time. Academic and athletic staff on hand to supervise. Male applicants only at this time.

Steve Erato, Project LEAD

204-1724 or

After School Homework Club

Tutoring help in all subjects needed, with math, physics, chemistry in high demand. 3:45-5:30 pm 

Tauri Robinson  

204-1752 or

Japanese , Mandarin Chinese & Arabic Language

Native/experienced speakers needed to tutor small groups or individuals in beginning conversation, reading, grammar. Also welcoming conversations about affiliated cultures, in English.

Claudine Clark

204-1802 or

French & Spanish Language-Advanced

Native/experienced speakers needed to practice conversation with ADVANCED students

Claudine Clark

204-1802 or

ELL Academic Tutorial

Help students improve their writing, math, or science skills. Finding and reading sources, writing and revising papers, homework completion.  1:00 pm Mondays, 1:45 pm Tues-Fri .

Amy Piaskowski

204-1809 or

Sewing Support  

Assist with basic operation of sewing machines and reading patterns, as well as independent projects

12:45-2:45 pm (Sept – Dec)

Dottie Winger

234-7788 or