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Happy National Volunteer Month!


April is National Volunteer Month and we want to take a moment to extend our deepest gratitude for each and every one of our amazing volunteers. Across 17 partner schools, over 980 volunteers are dedicating their time every week to provide Charlotte students with the strong foundation in math and the confidence they need for long-term success. Our volunteers are on the forefront delivering the one-on-one instruction students need while also serving as mentors and advocates for our students and schools. We wanted to … continue reading

CMS Releases “Breaking the Link” Equity Report


By Heart Staff

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools released Breaking the Link, a 70-page equity report on school demographics, teacher qualifications, test results, attendance data, and more. This kicks off the district’s strategic planning process for 2018-2024.

We applaud and thank the CMS Accountability Office for this endeavor.

“Any challenging effort for meaningful change must begin with acknowledgement of hard truths,” the report says. “Thus, this report… seeks to provide a solid, data-based picture of our schools with the most recent data available.”

While some of the … continue reading

Heart Math Tutoring Featured in The Mint Hill Times


Heart Math Tutoring was featured in The Mint Hill Times newspaper on February 14, 2018.  We are grateful to The Mint Hill Times for sharing with the broader Mint Hill community how someone could volunteer to help an elementary student who’s falling behind in foundational math. 

“Heart is offered in 17 CMS schools, which include Lebanon Road Elementary and Piney Grove Elementary near the Mint Hill area. The organization is looking to add volunteers at both schools, along with others around CMS,” Marion said.

Heart’s program runs … continue reading

Heart Math Tutoring’s Emily Elliott Recognized as the Charlotte Chamber’s 2018 Young Professional Nonprofit Leader


Heart Math Tutoring attended the 2018 Charlotte Chamber of Commerce CCYP Matchmaker Luncheon on February 14th where the Chamber connects Young Professionals (YP) with volunteer opportunities.  Heart’s own Executive Director, Emily Elliott, was one of the panelists for the event and received the 2018 Young Professional Nonprofit Leader Award presented by the Charlotte Chamber. We are grateful to the Chamber for the ability to network with YPs and connect with volunteers to share our mission of providing elementary students foundational math skills and enthusiasm for academics. … continue reading

Barings Supports Elementary Students with Donation


We are excited to announce a generous donation to Heart Math Tutoring from Barings! In addition to their partnership through volunteer engagement, Barings is now helping Heart reach more schools next year through financial support! At each Heart school, 50-80 students will receive one-on-one tutoring from late September to early May.

“We are very pleased to support Heart Math Tutoring, and believe strongly in the organization’s mission of providing elementary school students with tools to help them excel academically,” said Tom Finke, Barings’ Chairman … continue reading

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