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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

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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