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Heart Math Tutoring Featured on WBTV


Emily Elliott from Heart Math Tutoring was on WBTV News to discuss Heart’s annual Volunteer Recruitment Drive.

“We are going to need about 1,000 volunteers this fall, growing from 750 last year. The tutors do a great job helping kids build skills and confidence,” says Elliott. “In Charlotte, 56% of economically disadvantaged students are not performing on grade level and that number grows as the course level gets more difficult. Algebra is a high school graduation requirement and to be able to access any post-secondary … continue reading

Heart Math Tutoring Featured on Spectrum News


Connie Cann Barcelo from Heart Math Tutoring met with Rob Boisvert from Spectrum News to discuss Heart’s annual Volunteer Recruitment Drive.

“Heart connects all kinds of community members to students in high poverty schools. We have an internally designed, CMS approved curriculum that is hands on, full of games and activities and scripted. Each school has a Heart Program Coordinator on site to ensure that volunteering is easy and your time is used effectively,” says Cann Barcelo. 

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Heart Math Tutoring Featured on WBTV


Emily Elliott from Heart Math Tutoring and Jacqueline Myers from Apparo met with Chrisine Sperow to discuss the impact of Apparo’s 2017 Mission Possible Award.

“Apparo works with other nonprofits and empowers them with technology. We do that by bringing nonprofits in need, like Heart Math Tutoring, together with companies that have financial and skilled volunteer resources like Accenture. Heart Math Tutoring was the winner of our 2017 Mission Possible Award… it’s a milestone for Heart Math Tutoring to be the first of the Mission … continue reading


Heart Math Tutoring Featured on WCNC


Heart Math Tutoring’s Executive Director Emily Elliott met with WCNC’s Eugene Robinson and Colleen Odegaard to discuss Heart’s impact on students and the recent Mission Possible Award granted by Apparo.

“Studies show that school entry math skills impact later achievement of course in math but also in literacy. You need Algebra or Math 1 to get a high school diploma and you need that for the work force and of course to access any STEM careers,” says Heart’s Executive Director Emily Elliott.

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Wilson’s World Celebrates PiDay With Heart Math Tutoring


Wilson’s World joined Heart students at Montclaire Elementary this morning to celebrate PiDay. Students Scarlett and Oscar talked with their 5th grade teacher Mr. O’Leary about how they incorporate Pi in the classroom, and why they enjoy math!

Wilson also viewed a tutoring session and talked with Heart’s Program Coordinator Sarah Cover and Executive Director Emily Elliott about how Heart prepares tutors to support students. “When you sign up for tutoring, the first thing that happens is that I train you through our six concept notebooks. … continue reading

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