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Latest Updates for Heart Tutors

10.19.2020

We are so grateful for everyone who has signed up to be a Heart tutor this year! We are keeping tutors updated through email aswe finalize the details of our virtual tutoring model.Our latest updates are below. If you have signed up to tutor and aren’t receiving these emails, please contact Tayler Fisher. If you haven’t yet signed up to tutor for the 20-21 school year, you can do so here!

Tutor Training – Action Needed!
Training for Heart tutors will look different from … continue reading

2020 Annual Report

10.06.2020

We are excited to share highlights from 2019/20 in Heart Tutoring’s 2020 Annual Report. Support from donors and funding partners provided one-on-one tutoring, math skills, and confidence to 1,193 students across 23 elementary schools last year!

In response to the disruption caused by COVID-19, donors helped Heart expand program offerings for students and establish a virtual tutoring format that will be a new option for reaching more students in the long-term. Read stories, updates, and results from the 2019/20 school year in the reportcontinue reading

Upcoming Heart events!

08.20.2020

Want to get more involved with Heart Tutoring? 

We have a series of events/gatherings where potential and existing tutors can connect. Upcoming events are listed below! Most of all, we hope you will join us as a volunteer by signing up here.

Upcoming Fall Events 

Interested in attending one of our events? Sign-up below! We hope to see you soon!

See details of events below!

Heart Tutoring Virtual Information Sessions

Heart Tutoring is hosting a series of virtual information sessions to explain our virtual tutoring … continue reading

Tutor Spotlight: Jalen Gilmore

08.07.2020

Jalen has been a Heart tutor for 3 years, most recently at Bruns Academy. He spoke with us about his tutoring experience!

Q: How did you get involved with Heart Tutoring?

Jalen: At the time I was working at US Bank, and there was a United Way-sponsored event where local nonprofits were trying to find volunteers. The one that appealed to me most was Heart Tutoring. I’ve always liked working with kids; I was an AAU basketball coach in the past and really enjoyed that. … continue reading

Heart Tutoring’s New Virtual Program Featured on WBTV

07.23.2020

Heart Tutoring’s Executive Director, Emily Gaffney, was interviewed during a WBTV segment about the importance of virtual tutoring this year.

“Teachers are going to be strapped to have individual time with students, particularly in the virtual environment,” Gaffney said. View the full interview here.

Volunteers are needed now more than ever to provide individualized support for students. Sign up to become a tutor today!… continue reading

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