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It’s National Mentoring Month

  • January 14, 2017
Tutors are mentors, too, because we do more than just help with academics. With a mentor,...

Student spotlight: Terria O.

  • January 6, 2017
Terria O. has been coming to tutoring since she was in the 1st grade. Now that...

Be a chemist at the library over winter break

  • December 25, 2016
The Chicago Public Library is sponsoring a winter break reading challenge called “Mix it up!” Through...

Tutoring Updates

January is National Mentoring Month. Invite a friend to be a tutor and attend new tutoring orientation on Jan. 26.

Students & Families

A caring, committed volunteer can make a lasting difference in the life of a child, regardless of the child’s current level of academic ability. Working with a tutor not only sharpens academic skills, but also bolsters a student’s confidence.

Cluster accepts new students in grades K-8, with priority enrollment going to students in K-3. Students may remain in the program through grade 12. MORE >>


You don’t need special training to be a tutor – just patience, a desire to help, and 90 minutes one night a week during the school year. The atmosphere is relaxed and supportive, and tutors find they get as much out of the program as their students. MORE >>

Read to Succeed

Because reading is the key to academic success, Cluster has a focus on literacy. Our Structured Reading project, which is overseen by a certified reading specialist, has produced great results. MORE >>