A Way With Words & Numbers (MU Career Center)

Partner Type

Education, Children & Youth

Description and Mission

A Way With Words & Numbers is a tutoring program that utilizes the skills and resources of graduate and undergraduate students at MU to help local students master the basic skills of literacy and math. Teams of tutors consisting of volunteers, service-learning students and work study students work at 25 sites including all 19 elementary schools, two middle schools, Moving Ahead and the Columbia Public Library. The tutors assist children in preschool through eighth grade.

Special emphasis and skills:

Child Enrichment Activities, Math Proficiency, Reading Proficiency, Tutoring, Youth Emphasis, Elementary School Emphasis

Contact Information:

A Way With Words and Numbers

201 Student Success Center
Columbia, MO 65211
Phone: (573) 882-5535



How to Serve

I want to earn credit for service (through service-learning)

In order to earn credit while serving on this project, please contact the MU Office of Service Learning online by submitting this form or calling us at 573.882.0227.

I want to volunteer

If you want to volunteer with this agency, please contact them directly through the contact information listed above.