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Brighthouse Financial Surprises Heart Math Tutoring With a $50,000 Grant!

08.17.2018

Earlier this week, Brighthouse Financial surprised Heart Math Tutoring with a $50,000 grant! The grant will provide the philanthropy needed for one school site, bringing 50+ students critical skills and confidence through a year of weekly one-on-one tutoring.

In 2017/18, four Brighthouse Financial employees tutored weekly with Heart, providing seven students with a mentor and giving CMS ~70 volunteer hours! Heart tutors Jane LaVenture and Courtney Knowling were present at the check presentation.

Brighthouse Financial Foundation President Theresa Foust says, “The foundation board of directors … continue reading

Volunteer Recruitment Kickoff – Volunteers needed in the 2018/19 School Year!

07.26.2018

Heart’s 2018 Volunteer Drive is officially underway! Students across 22 school partners need tutors in the 2018/19 school year, which means Heart will be working to recruit over 1,300 volunteers between now and mid-September.

**Please sign up to be a volunteer tutor today!**

If you have already secured your volunteer spot, we’d appreciate your help in recruiting volunteers with these quick and easy tips:

Help spread the word by using these tools to recruit friends, family members, and colleagues who you think would be … continue reading

Congratulations Heart Students and Tutors! 98% Meet Growth Goals

06.29.2018

As summer begins, we celebrate what was accomplished in the 2017/18 school year by hundreds of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) students who were part of Heart Math Tutoring.

  • 98% of 893 Heart students met program growth goals in math, growing in two or more building block concept areas.
  • On average, students doubled the goal – growing in 4.9 concept areas. The goals were set with guidance from math specialists at Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools and UNC Charlotte.
  • Students grew from mastering 26% to 59% of the skills needed
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Heart’s 4th Annual Tutor Thank You Party

05.23.2018

Thank you to all of our tutors who joined us for the 4th Annual Tutor Thank You Party at Queen Park Social last night! We are so grateful to all of our volunteers for choosing to spend your time with Heart students. It has made such a difference in their experiences of school this year!

We measured some of that difference in our students’ final assessments: 98% of this year’s 893 students met program growth goals in math, growing in 2 or more concept areas. … continue reading

Students, Families and Tutors Celebrate End of Year

05.14.2018

Over the next week, families, tutors, and students will gather to celebrate a great year of tutoring and students’ progress in Heart with food and fun. Families will learn math games to play at home over summer break, and students will receive goodie bags that include a deck of cards and game directions that are on their level. All will celebrate students’ accomplishments in Heart!

See photos of each celebration with our 17 Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools partners on our facebook page!

 

 

 

 

 

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