Cluster Tutors owe a lot to Elissa Speizman, a veteran tutor who passed away on Jan. 8, for all the help she offered in setting up a program to help tutors teach math more effectively. Elissa made a generous donation to Cluster for the express … [Read more...] about RIP tutor Elissa Speizman
Cluster Tutoring is lucky to have two more math experts serving as volunteers. But they're not just helping and coaching: Cathy Kelso developed a whole new curriculum for elementary-grade students. Last year was the first year tutors of students … [Read more...] about Volunteer spotlight: Cathy Kelso and Vicki Schnure
A new study confirms what many people volunteering as tutors and mentors already know: The practice of American adults mentoring children and teenagers unites people. The study, "The Power of Relationships: How and Why American Adults Step Up to … [Read more...] about Why mentoring works
Laila M. enjoyed being a student at Cluster for five years. But when her tutor was unable to return this year, she switched to being a tutor instead. Laila started at Cluster Tutoring when she was in 5th grade. She's now a sophomore at George … [Read more...] about Student/tutor spotlight: Laila M.
Volunteer tutors don't need teaching credentials or experience to be a successful tutor. But considering that 18 current or retired teachers volunteer as Cluster tutors, they bring a wealth of expertise and knowledge to their one-to-one sessions with … [Read more...] about Teacher tutors bring over 400 years of teaching experience to Cluster