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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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The Ignite! Reading program is typically implemented during the independent reading portion of a school’s literacy block or during a designated intervention period. Students receive 15 minutes per day of one-on-one instruction over Zoom from a highly-trained remote tutor. By leveraging Zoom we are able to both ensure that tutors are implementing the curriculum with fidelity and eliminate the traditional challenges of ensuring enough tutors are available at the time and place they are needed. School partners are responsible for ensuring that students show up on time for their tutoring sessions each day. Ignite! Reading serves students in K-5 and provides school partners with baseline and ongoing progress monitoring data.


Ignited Mind provides free tutoring to New Mexico middle and high school students with the long term objective of improving the graduation rate and surpass the 88% national high school graduation rate. They will facilitate this with direct tutoring services to students in active and strategic school partnerships.
Our goal is to establish an annual summer math camp for 75-100 students and to establish in-house tutoring centers at our school partner schools.


Web-based math program used in K-8 classrooms. Experimenting with incorporating live-teacher intervention.


Immokalee Readers is an after-school early intervention literacy tutoring program designed to help the lowest-performing young readers by supplementing their regular classroom instruction.


Ingenify is a two sided marketplace that connects high school volunteers with kids who need free tutoring.


For 28 years, IFL has been building community partnerships and developing innovative software and human-powered solutions to advance early literacy. We collaborate with schools, districts, teachers, businesses, and students, and provide customized, technology-based tools for individualized instruction. Our comprehensive, unique, and proven “whole village” approach has helped more than 70,000 K-2 students succeed as readers. IFL’s core program, TutorMate, combines intensive, high-dosage (H-D), 1:1 tutoring led by trained paraprofessionals with weekly 1:1 enrichment tutoring led by trained corporate volunteers. Using proprietary software and loaned hardware, students connect to tutors remotely or in person and build solid foundations in phonics, sight word acquisition, as well as reading fluency, comprehension, enjoyment, and confidence. In the U.S., more than 8,000 students participate in H-D tutoring and enrichment tutoring annually. Research shows TutorMate students significantly increase reading proficiency, enjoyment and confidence. A recent two-year study showed that 1st grade H-D participants experienced a 163% increase in reading scores, compared to a 41% increase among non-participants."

Volunteers are matched with students in small groups to develop a trusting, relationship and to engage in structured activities, often around classroom or homework-related topic. Inspiring Minds views tutoring as the direct and clearly defined work to support the student's academic skill development and mentoring as the more indirect work aimed at cultivating caring, positive relationships which will boost student confidence and promote academic achievement.


Intervenciones tempranas de la lectura is designed to work comfortably with a variety of existing core programs to provide the significant increase in the intensity of instruction in the critical strands of beginning reading—phonemic awareness, graphophonemic awareness, the structure of language (Spanish), aural language fluency, decoding fluency, and comprehension. Intervenciones tempranas de la lectura is a Spanish language parallel format to SRA Early Interventions in Reading providing language?specific instruction for early reading in the Spanish language. In designing the reading intervention, the developers applied research on the sequence and development of Spanish literacy acquisition to the same instructional design principles used to create Proactive Reading. The result was a curriculum that was different in terms of the sequence and focus of instructional content, but similar in terms of instructional design and delivery. Thus, teachers delivered explicit instruction designed to assist students in the integrated and fluent use of alphabetic knowledge and comprehension strategies. The 120 lessons represent the language?specific progression of skills from kindergarten through the end of first grade.


Intervene K-12's web-based platform supports data-driven, high-dosage small group tutoring for K-12 students across content areas. Intervene K-12 works closely with districts to diagnose students' misunderstanding by utilizing researched-based analytics. The programs' whole child approach prioritizes creating an authentic instructional environment that is culturally responsive.


Intutorly's volunteer tutors provide one-on-one tutoring to elementary and middle school students in need. All lessons are free of charge and offered online only at the student's convenience. Instruction is provided in a range of subjects, including reading, writing, math, science, and English as a second language. Students sign up by filling out a form on the website and then are matched with a tutor based on their individual educational needs and goals. Most tutors work with their students at least weekly for a minimum of 12 weeks.


iRead uses adaptive technology that adjusts instruction to meet children where they are and provides explicit instruction and guided practice to build mastery.


We strive to close the equity and access gap for under-served populations Nationwide and provide high-quality tutoring by partnering with schools and universities to make available cost-effective online education services. In addition to the direct provision of supplemental academic supports, we train teachers and paraprofessionals to become more effective.


For almost 20 years, Ivy Tutors Network's brilliant and caring tutor-mentors have inspired students to achieve through fundamental skills-teaching and a growth mindset curriculum, in both individual and small group settings. Our team of 50+ best-in-class, vetted tutors work with kids of all ages to help them achieve their scholastic potentials, retain knowledge, increase confidence, receive higher scores on exams, and gain admittance to the best schools. We arm students with skills, strategies, and thirst for knowledge that will carry them through school, college, and beyond.


After school tutoring, mentoring and Summer Enrichment programs


As part of Jumpstart’s mission to ensure children enter kindergarten prepared to succeed, college student volunteers work to provide high-quality services to children through Jumpstart classroom service and planning. Jumpstart provides volunteers with the training, coaching, and support to ensure that all of Jumpstart’s activities provide children with high-quality, developmentally appropriate experiences and supportive interactions with well-trained adults.


Free virtual tutoring sessions available to K-12 students throughout the state of Michigan. Students sign up for an initial session and work with their tutor to set up recurring sessions if needed.


Offering free virtual tutoring sessions for K-12 students for all subjects.

Kelly Education, an established presence inside schools across the United States, will closely partner with parents and teachers to ensure tutoring meets individual student's needs. Tutoring solutions are designed with insights based on its work with school districts over the past 20 years. Upon completing a needs assessment, the education team develops a plan to show how an effective tutoring program should be structured.
 


Knack is a peer tutoring platform that partners with educational institutions to power and scale the most affordable and impactful academic support programs proven to reach, engage, and retain more students.


Knoyo connects students from all walks of life so they may share their individual experiences and knowledge. Our tutors are college honors students from universities all across the country, from junior colleges to the Ivy League, to ensure that there's a perfect tutor for each student. We created this space to foster these invaluable connections, giving students a strong foundation to grow from.


Series of 30-minute math worksheets that students complete at Kumon centers and at home.


LEAP engages undergraduates in helping kindergarten through fourth grade students develop the language, literacy, math, and social skills necessary to succeed in school.


Online tutoring platform that matches tutors with students in a variety of subjects.


Learnfully focuses on multisensory, evidence programs to engage and challenge each learner. Supported programs include, but are not limited to:
Orton-Gillingham®
Wilson Reading Systems®
Social Thinking®
ZONES of Regulation®
Making Math Real®
Carol Dweck and Jo Boaler's Mindset®
Lucy Calkins Writers and Readers Workshop®


Learning Bridge was created to help close the educational gap between children in foster care and their peers by providing one-on-one tutoring for kids who are struggling in school. The program began in August 2020. In February 2021 the nonprofit Learning Bridge that was created to sustain and grow the program. Our target demographic is youth in foster care in Kindergarten to 12th grade in Travis, Hays and Williamson Counties. The program is unique in its focus on foster kids, providing consistent academic support and coaching geared to their needs.


In response to COVID-19 school closures, Learning Lodge provides free virtual tutoring by connecting college volunteers with elementary and middle school students.


Lexia® Core5® Reading supports educators in providing differentiated literacy instruction for students of all abilities in grades pre-K–5. Lexia’s research-proven program provides explicit, systematic, personalized learning in the six areas of reading instruction, targeting skill gaps as they emerge, and providing teachers with the data and student-specific resources they need for individual or small-group instruction.


Lindamood-Bell is an international literacy organization that offers specific evidence-based programs to address decoding and comprehension skills, thereby positively affecting academic performance. Lindamood-Bell's programs develop the sensory-cognitive processes that underlie reading and comprehension. Instruction is based on the individual's learning needs. The company delivers instruction in learning centers that are stand alone or within schools, in online environments, and in schools throughout the USA.


In partnership with the School District of Palm Beach County, volunteers are recruited and trained to provide tutoring in reading comprehension in selected 1st and 2nd grade classrooms within the School District. The goal is to have each student 50% closer to grade level at the end of the year than when they began the year. The 30 minute sessions have been designed by School District staff to supplement reading taught in the classroom.

There is also an afterschool component, free, conducted at the Literacy Coalition for students in grades 1 through 3. Tutors meet with their students for 60 minutes once a week during the school year and during the summer.


Literacy First members tutor kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grade students through daily one-on-one sessions designed to strengthen their early reading and comprehension skills. Fifty percent of Literacy First’s tutors are bilingual, allowing the program to provide support to both Spanish and English speakers.


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.