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This database includes an initial set of organizations that offer tutoring, technology platforms or academic interventions along with relevant information if available.  This is not meant to be an inclusive list, but a starting point. We welcome additional organizations to join the database by completing this form

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  • Tutoring programs are those organizations that offer one-on-one and/or small group tutoring directly to students, either in-person, virtually, or through both modes of delivery. 
  • Technology platforms are technology platforms that facilitate tutoring programs.
  • Interventions offer materials (e.g., an instructional scope and sequence, placement assessment, progress monitoring tools) that are used by a tutoring program, but do not offer tutoring directly.  

This database is intended for Districts, States or nonprofits to identify potential tutoring partners, for potential tutors to identify potential employers and for tutoring organizations to have a clearer understanding of the landscape and to identify interventions that might be useful to their programs, if needed.

Please note that some of these programs are also listed on ProvenTutoring.org where you can find additional information on relevant research studies and costs.


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826 National amplifies the impact of our national network of youth writing and publishing centers and the words of young authors. We serve as an international proof point for writing as a tool for young people to ignite and channel their creativity, explore identity, advocate for themselves and their community, and achieve academic and professional success.

Access’ Self-Directed Learners' Tutoring Program is a 40-session, metacognitive learning development program that develops learning competence among each student in 40 sessions. Our goal is to help students develop fluency in literacy-based applications and in foundational self-directed study skills that aid learning. Another intent is to strengthen students' skills in self-directed learning strategies as well as to facilitate their ability to construct meaning from informational text. Our tutors are skilled in using a venerated cognitive science learning vehicle, Reciprocal Teaching, and in integrating cognitive strategies into the students’ learning process.

Because constructing understanding requires both cognitive and metacognitive elements, Access’ 40-session program is designed for students in grades 4-12. The program teaches and reinforces skills with the goal of accelerating students’ capacity to learn and improve their reading and writing competence. The summer program seeks to help students construct knowledge using cognitive strategies, guide, regulate, and evaluate their learning by using metacognitive strategies and provide students with a jump start for regular school programming.


The College Advising Corps is the nation's largest college access program working through 31 universities in 17 states. Within each chapter (including the University of Texas at Austin chapter) recent college graduates are selected for specific high schools to be imbedded in the school full-time to work with students daily to increase the number of low-income, first-generation, and underrepresented students entering and completing higher education.


TutorKit is an all-in-one solution that makes it easy to assemble, administer, and assess your 1:1 and small group tutoring programs. Students can quickly find and join interactive live video tutoring support, including targeted warm-up resources to help them catch up and get ahead. TutorKit captures relevant program data, including feedback from tutors and students, helping you measure the impact on student success. And with TutorKit’s built-in calendar sync, you can automate tedious tasks like scheduling and session reminders. TutorKit integrates with your district’s preferred video conferencing application and follows industry-standard privacy and security practices. We know administrators are busy, so we made sure TutorKit is accessible on mobile devices. You already have all the pieces you need to change your student’s stories. TutorKit can help you put them all together.


All About Learning Press provides scripted, open-and-go programs developed for busy parents, teachers, and tutors who want to teach reading and spelling in the most effective way possible. Our Orton-Gillingham based programs are easy to teach and easy to learn!


Tutors encourage students in the subject areas of Reading and Mathematics, and support children in their school development. Tutors work directly with kindergarten through sixth grade students to improve their reading and math proficiency skills. Tutors perform one-on-one work with individual students, group work, or class activities.

The Apollo 20 Fellows Program is a service opportunity that places passionate full-time tutors in schools across HISD.

Art of Problem Solving trains today's brightest minds to tackle tomorrow's toughest challenges through highly engaging curricula, a supportive community of problem solvers, and varied onramps to advanced learning programs. Since 1993, we have prepared hundreds of thousands of motivated students grades 2-12 for college and career success through engaging curriculum, expert online instruction, and local academies. Programs:   AoPS Academy, and AoPS Online, and Beast Academy.


The Augustine Literacy Project-Charlotte works to improve the reading, spelling and writing skills of low income children who struggle with literacy.


AVID offers tutoring that is:
 1. Structured: A process of repeatable steps allows for consistency across models; teachers, tutors, and students are trained on, reflective of, and continually coached in that process.
 2. Student-Centered and Safe: All tutorial models are built on a foundation of relational capacity so that students feel supported while seeking solutions.
 3. Inquiry-Based: Tutors and peers ask higher-order questions instead of offering answers.
 4. Collaborative: Peers use their collective agency to resolve points of confusion and support each other.
 5. Equitable: Defined roles and responsibilities ensure equal participation.
 6. Metacognitive: Students identify where they are confused, and then summarize their new learning and reflect on the process.
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As a foundation for the services Axiom Learning will provide to interested parties, we have developed some of the most powerful tools available anywhere in the world which have the potential to help millions of students worldwide. Through our 1-on-1 Learning Laboratories, technology-driven, cutting-edge technology tools, our transformative set of interventions for kids with learning challenges, Axiom is dedicated to spending the next several years of our journey scaling what we have to reach as many as kids around the world as we can.

Specific to this program, Axiom Learning has provided tutoring services for K-12 schools within an urban public school district, including from September 2021 to the present with the Boston Public School District at New Mission High School and from August 2018 to the present with Summit Public Schools.

During this period, Axiom Learning’s service offerings exemplify the relevant qualifications and components we will bring to our engagement with interested parties, including:

  • Weekly small-group tutoring sessions with around seventy-five (75) students struggling throughout middle and high school
  • Direct teacher training and support
  • Support and collaboration with the school(s) in developing appropriate lessons and materials for their students
  • Clyde Hill, WAThree (3) quarterly meetings and collaboration on grant reports with school leadership to evaluate/reflect on implementation

Families of students that require individualized supports have an uphill battle in determining what their child needs to succeed in school and how to go about getting it. Likewise, schools often face barriers in providing effective services to students with specialized learning plans: services can quickly become costly and resources are limited. Beacon professionals have been on both sides of the IEP table and are dedicated to creating partnerships between parents and the school in order to maximize support for the student.


Our goal is to get all participants at grade-level proficiency or above in math and/or reading. We accomplish this via small-group tutoring for grades PK4-12 in in-school, after-school, summer, and virtual programs targeted primarily at low-performing schools and students in South Dallas and surrounding communities. Students receive individualized attention, achieve academic mastery in core subjects, and show demonstrable proof of applied learning that will ensure their academic success in middle school, high school, and beyond. Each student is assessed, followed by the development of a customized learning plan. Certified professionals, assisted by trained volunteers, provide two to three hours of weekly tutoring using integrated exercises, workbooks, and storybooks. Students develop self-discipline, focus, and ability as they progress at their own pace; promoting confidence in their own abilities.


One-year fellowship placing tutors in Blueprint partner schools to provide in-school support.

BookNook provides a cloud-based platform for synchronous and rigorous K-8 reading instruction that can be accessed by any device larger than a phone. Students log in from school, home, or a community-based setting and work one-on-one or in small groups on algorithmically-recommended sequences of standards-aligned curricular and text content. Adult instructors are a diverse array of teachers, paraprofessionals, childcare providers, and community volunteers, and BookNook can also supply tutors from a national network of over 200,000 trained virtual instructors.


Braintrust partners with families, schools and school districts to deliver high-quality private tutoring support from certified teachers and learning specialists. With customized matching to expert educators, high-impact tutoring aligned with school curricula, and consistent assessments to monitor progress and track gains, Braintrust drives improved outcomes for students, enhanced coordination and support for classroom teachers, and complete transparency for parents and schools. Our evidence-based programs help close the learning gap for the 1-in-5 who have learning or thinking differences, the 2-in-3 who struggle with reading and math, and the countless others who continue to deal with pandemic-impacted unfinished learning.

6-year cohort providing summer and after school tutoring (homework help) and college guidance through middle and high school.


Selective student organization connecting high school tutors with K-12 students. Tutors provide in-person 1:1 support During-School's Academic Center, and also create YouTube videos explaining common concepts and content.

SIPPS (Systematic Instruction in Phonological Awareness, Phonics, and Sight Words) is a research-based foundational skills program proven to help both new and struggling readers in grades K–12 build skills and confidence for fluent, independent reading.

"The CDF Freedom Schools® program provides summer and after-school enrichment through a research-based and multicultural program model that supports K-12 scholars and their families through five essential components: high quality academic and character-building enrichment; parent and family involvement; civic engagement and social action; intergenerational servant leadership development; and nutrition, health and mental health. The CDF Freedom Schools program incorporates the totality of CDF’s mission by fostering environments that support children and young adults (known as “scholars” in the CDF Freedom Schools program) to excel and believe in their ability to make a difference in themselves and in their families, schools, communities, country, and world with hope, education and action. By providing K-12 scholars with rich, culturally relevant pedagogy and high quality books that deepen scholars’ understanding of themselves and all they have in common with others in a multiracial, multicultural democratic society, CDF Freedom Schools programs further empowers scholars to believe in their ability and responsibility to make a difference while instilling in them a love of reading to help them avoid summer learning loss."


The AERO program consists of online assessments and progress monitoring tools and over 200 lessons across three levels. The AERO program uses online assessments to create and implement individualized instructional plans that are delivered in small groups of students (two to three students at a time). The AERO program includes curriculum-based measures that help AERO Instructors know which skills to focus on during the sessions and monitor students' mastery of taught concepts to make instructional adjustments. AERO's curriculum and assessment resources are housed on the Children Learning Institute's (CLI) online platform, CLI Engage, which allows the majority of the award gift to be allocated to instructional support for students and professional development for AERO implementation.

 


City Year's AmeriCorps members serving as Student Success Coaches (SSCs) are diverse young adults who serve full-time on teams in systemically under-resourced K-12 schools. They implement City Year's core Whole School Whole Child program, forming near-peer, developmental relationships and providing research-based, integrated social, emotional and academic supports for students, combined with whole classroom and school supports to enable rich learning environments. City Year's SSCs partner with teachers to provide supplemental capacity and personalize the learning environment. They use youth development strategies and student data on social emotional skills and early warning indicators of high school graduation and post-secondary success, such as attendance, behavior and ELA and math course performance, to accelerate students' holistic development.


The Learning Commons is a working space installed in high schools that trains and pays students to tutor their peers in math.


Program helps youngest learners develop a love of reading using classic picture books.


Edficiency is an online platform that allows teachers to create "sessions" for flex time and/or before/after-school tutoring on whatever topic they'd like, limiting it to whatever groups are appropriate. Teachers can request groups of students for specific interventions or request individual students over any time period. Students can then request to see teachers for specific sessions based on their needs. Admin are able to oversee this process and also request any student see any teacher at any time. Students that did not request anyone and were not requested by any teacher on a particular day are also all accounted for, being assigned to a teacher they know while balancing class sizes for teachers as needed. Administrators can easily look up any student's assignment or teacher's complete roster, as well as pull reports to inform their coaching of teachers or conferences with students, parents, and/or teachers to ensure the time is being used effectively.


Enhanced Core Reading Instruction is a multi-tiered program (Tier 1 and Tier 2) featuring a series of teaching routines designed to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of reading instruction in kindergarten, first and second grade.


Trains tutors in subsidized platforms, recruits tutors, provides Implementation Workshop Series, provides HIT Summer Institute, provides LEA training, coaching, and The ESC Region 13 High Impact Tutoring Program provides COVID-19 learning recovery solutions that support acceleration. We aim to be your first call for high-quality resources, tools, training, and implementation support.


We are an educational services company that provides in person client services and online services, as well as, virtual tutoring and professional development trainings. We also provide online curriculum resources and programs, and early childhood curriculum development through our company program.


The information contained in the Tutoring Database is a compilation of publicly available information and information voluntarily provided by the identified organizations. THIS DATABASE AND ALL ITS CONTENTS ARE PROVIDED AS IS and are for informational purposes only. Neither Brown University nor the Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University nor the National Student Support Accelerator make any guarantees, warranties, or representations as to the accuracy or completeness of the database or the information it contains, and none assume any responsibility or liability for any errors or omissions that the database may contain. Use of this database is at the sole and exclusive risk of the user, and neither Brown University, nor the Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University, nor the National Student Support Accelerator shall have any liability for any claim, act, or omission arising out of or in connection with the use of the database.

The inclusion of an organization's information in the Tutoring Database does not indicate that Brown University, the Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University, the National Student Support Accelerator, or any individual associated with these entities endorse or support that organization. The National Student Support Accelerator includes all tutoring programs it is aware of in the Tutoring Database. In contrast, the Accelerator uses the following inclusion criteria for academic intervention materials. To be included, interventions must: 1) have a randomized control trial or quasi-experimental study, 2) that produced an effect size of +0.20 or greater OR 3) have particularly high-quality instructional materials but do not yet have RCT or QES research.