Morelia Lara instructing two small girls, with the district seal and America Reads program seal superimposed on the foreground

A tutor for Unit 4 Schools was selected as the 2022 Tutor of the Year by the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana. Morelia Lara tutors students through the America Reads/America Counts program via Unit 4’s Family and Community Engagement (FACE) program. Lara was awarded a $400 scholarship and received a framed diploma.  

America Reads/America Counts provides online tutoring support to students in the areas of reading and math. To learn more, visit