Tuesday Reading Specialist Joan Richards is very glad to be back teaching reading. "I missed teaching so much," said Joan, who has a master's degree as a reading specialist and who taught for 15 years in schools run by the Chicago Archdiocese. … [Read more...] about Staff spotlight: Joan Richards and the importance of teaching reading
Cluster will sponsor two seminars for tutors in November. These seminars will help with students' academic work and with students who may have been exposed to highly stressful experiences. Seminar for tutors of struggling readers. The purpose of … [Read more...] about Reading, trauma subject of tutor seminars
High school seniors and their families now can submit FAFSA forms to the federal government to apply for college financial aid for the 2020-21 school year. FAFSA, or the Free Application for Financial Student Aid, is the form students must fill … [Read more...] about FAFSA forms are now being accepted
There's more than meets the eye to Cluster Tutoring's new program assistant, Max Tabb. Sure, he'll get everything set up for tutoring on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, but deep down, there's a lot of creativity. "My first love is art," Max said. … [Read more...] about Staff spotlight: Max Tabb, program assistant and budding artist
After 29 years, Cluster Tutoring has a new home. As of the beginning of September, the Cluster office and Tuesday night tutoring space are now at 118 N. Central Ave. in Chicago. The new space is housed at Circle Urban Ministries, a nonprofit … [Read more...] about Cluster Tutoring has moved!
Want to learn some tips on cooking end-of-summer bounty and raise money for Cluster Tutoring at the same time? There are still a few spots left for a cooking class fundraiser on Sept. 25, run by Cluster's own Cathy Lazuka and her catering company, … [Read more...] about Cluster cooking class fundraiser