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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

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

Virtual Tutoring Pilot Program

07.21.2020

In response to COVID-19, Heart Tutoring is preparing for a virtual tutoring model for the 2020-21 school year. After a significant amount of time spent researching software programs for math and talking to school principals and other partners, we believe virtual tutoring will be an impactful way to support students in building confidence and strengthening their foundational math skills while still being able to use volunteers as tutors.

Heart staff members tested virtual tutoring with a Summer Pilot program! Thanks to gifts from Pamlico … continue reading

Internal program evaluation indicates positive effects on students’ long-term achievement

06.04.2020

Heart Math Tutoring’s mission is to ensure all elementary students develop the strong foundation in math and enthusiasm for academics needed for long-term success, by helping schools use volunteers as tutors. During the spring, Heart Tutoring conducted an internal evaluation specifically determining the program’s effect on students’ long-term success.

Based on a data-sharing agreement, Heart Math Tutoring receives North Carolina End of Grade (EOG) Mathematics test scores from Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) for students who have participated in the program. Heart Tutoring also receives selected de-identified … continue reading

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