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Madison 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 business 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 (608) 204-1603 x 41534

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. Primary role for volunteers is to serve as reading partner. Mondays preferred, 10:10 am, 1:05 pm, 1:50 pm. Contact coordinator about other days.

Mary Luteyn

Vocational Literacy Assist young adults with special learning needs to interact with text as part of employment or life skills training. Volunteer assignment may consist of listening to students or reading to them.

Tom Giddings

Mathematics, Science, Social Studies Classroom Aides Assist individuals or small groups in the classroom with tasks presented by the teacher. Placements available in tutorial sessions and in teacher-led classes throughout the day.

Cynthia Chin 204-1603 x 41534

Mathematics One-to-One Match. 1 semester minimum commitment to working with a single student twice a week on first-year Algebra or introductory plane Geometry

Achievement Connections Program

Jessie Brown

After School Homework Club—tutoring help in all subjects needed 3:45-5:30 pm Tues, Wed, Thurs.

Mayder Lor 204-1752

Advanced Math Help—AP Calculus & Statistics

2:30-5:00 pm Mon, 2:30-5:00 pm Tues—Fri.

Also Day Time: 12:55, 1:50, 2:45 Tues & Thurs

Cynthia Chin

204-1603 x 41534

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. 11:10-12noon and 1:50-2:45 Tuesday-Friday

Claudine Clark


French & Spanish Language-Advanced—native/experienced speakers to practice conversation with ADVANCED students

Claudine Clark


ELL Academic Tutorial Help students improve their writing, math, or science skills. Finding and reading sources, writing and revising papers, homework completion. 1:50 pm Mondays, 2:45 pm Tues-Fri .

Amy Piaskowski


General Academic Aide Help students improve their writing, math, or science skills in a supervised study area. One-to-one or small group assistance with daily homework completion. Opportunities throughout school day.

Cynthia Chin

204-1603 x 41534

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

11am –12 noon (Feb-May)

Dottie Winger