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Celebrating Heart Students!

12.10.2018

Through December 17th, families, tutors, Heart staff and CMS school partners will come together to enjoy food and fun as we celebrate students’ progress so far this year. Heart students will receive goodie bags with math games they will play at the party with their families and tutors, as well as at home.

“We love this special time of year where we get to celebrate students’ hard work in Heart with families and tutors. It is a unique experience where students are surrounded by some … continue reading

Heart Throb 2019

11.30.2018

Heart is gearing up for its 5th Annual Heart Throb celebration, an annual event for young professional volunteers and their friends!

Mark your calendar for Friday, February 8th from 8pm to 11pm and plan to join us at Flight Beer Garden & Music Hall for live music and drinks. All proceeds benefit Heart Math Tutoring.

Tickets will go on sale in January 2019. Stay tuned for Early Bird pricing!… continue reading

Seek First to Understand…

11.29.2018

Seek First to Understand…

In Stephen Covey’s “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People”, Habit #5 is “Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood”. Heart’s Program team recently spent the weekly training time seeking to understand more about our students, most of whom are growing up in various levels of poverty.

“Locate a resilient kid and you will also find a caring adult—or several—who has guided them.”- Invincible Kids, U.S. News & World Report

“School is the single context within which the combination … continue reading

COMMUNITY FEEDBACK REQUESTED BY NCDHHS – ADD MATH

11.19.2018

The NC Department of Health and Human Services released a draft statewide Early Childhood Action Plan and is asking for community feedback in writing by November 30th. The goal of the plan is to improve early childhood outcomes across NC for children ages 0 – 8. Ten high level goals range from improving housing and hunger to health and academics. While it is encouraging to see reading included in the plan, (goal #10 is stated as “Grade Level Reading: Young children across North … continue reading

Charlotte’s PRIDE Magazine Highlights Heart!

09.12.2018

PRIDE Magazine highlights “Math Tutoring with Heart” on page 22 of its September-October 2018 Health and Education issue on stands now.

Heart is grateful for its many volunteers, like Telia Williams, who are instrumental in helping Heart ensure all elementary students develop the strong foundation in math and enthusiasm for academics needed for long-term success. Telia, a financial analyst, has been a volunteer with Heart for three years and says Heart “fits in well with my work and personal schedule”.

Read more about how you … continue reading

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