Accelerate Virginia provides one-on-one and small-group hybrid high-impact tutoring to K-12 students in all subjects throughout Virginia. We work directly with students and their families and school divisions to provide data-driven instruction.
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.
We welcome additional organizations to join the database.
- 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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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.
Air Reading is a live virtual tutoring program that focuses on early literacy for students from Pre-K to 8th grade. Small-group instruction with up to 4 students per group. 40 minutes per session with 3-5 sessions a week.
Air Tutors is your district’s online partner in academic achievement. Our interactive experience developed long before the pandemic and, within the prestigious private school and boarding school arena, we polished research driven tutoring and mentoring service with the goal of helping all students reach their full potential with high quality, personalized instruction. Beyond their academic brilliance, our educators have personalities that shine through the web, and we utilize novel teaching techniques that make lectures come alive for students, captivating their engagement and attention.
Our educator to student ratio ranges from 1:1 to 1:15, with our sweet spot in K-12 occurring in groups between 1:1 and 1:5. Our programs take place before, during (Push-In intervention), and after school hours, as well as on the weekends. We have tutors available seven days a week, and while most of our tutoring sessions are scheduled, all participating students can schedule on-demand sessions as well.
Amira is an AI-powered Reading Coach, backed by 20+ years of R&D, that listens to K-3 students read out loud, assesses mastery, and delivers personalized 1:1 tutoring. Amira's mission is to help every child become a motivated and masterful reader. Amira is currently used in >250 school districts across 49 states, supported via our partnership with HMH.
Our embedded assessment is the licensed, digital version of the TPRI, built on decades of research at the University of Texas Health Science Center. The assessment includes a dyslexia screener that identifies dyslexia risk at 96% accuracy.
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.
We offer one-on-one in-home tutoring addressing the actual needs of the student: systematic phonics, writing assistance, grammar, math, and homework help in most subjects.
Our tutors can assist with K-12 and postsecondary academic subject areas, homework support, distance learning strategies, coaching, and creating routines to help with time management and organization. The tutoring staff at BES understand the difficulties that students who learn differently face every day. With an in-depth knowledge of different learning styles and how to address them, our tutors can individualize their methods to meet each student's needs. Depending on your child's age and need, we have a dynamic approach to support learning. From multisensory math and emerging literacy through AP and IB courses, our tutors can support your family.
BellXcel is a national nonprofit that helps schools and youth serving organizations provide tremendous impact on learning recovery. BellXcel is a single source solution that provides all of the building blocks needed to run and manage an evidence-based summer, afterschool, bridge, or tutoring program--all in one platform. This includes: step-by-step guidance, professional learning and development, assessment, robust whole child curriculum for SEL and wellness, enrichment activities, rich content, and support along the way.
Brainfuse has provided online tutoring services to school districts, higher education institutions, libraries, and organizations across the country for over twenty years. Brainfuse offers our clients a comprehensive, easy-to-use online platform that includes:
- One-to-one tutoring and small group tutoring options with Brainfuse-certified tutors
- On-demand and scheduled tutoring options for students across a variety of subjects, including math, reading, writing, social studies, science, and more.
- Intensive writing assistance through our Online Writing Lab
- 24/7 support for questions in our Send Question center
- Targeted skills building and test preparation, including college entrance exams, high school equivalency tests, graduate readiness exams, and more
- Brainfuse content library, including interactive and video lessons
- Robust collaborative and study tools
Brainfuse aligns all of our K-12 content with state standards and works with our clients to customize any aspect of the platform to align with classroom instruction. Brainfuse online tutoring services can be found in thousands of educational institutions and library systems in North America, making us one of the largest tutoring providers in the country.
Chariot Learning builds its nationally respected test prep programs on the understanding that amazing teachers and motivated students can accomplish wonders together. We train highly experienced and effective teachers to implement our flexible SAT/ACT combo curriculum to tailor instruction based on where students begin and what their ultimate goals are. We specialize in 1-1 tutoring and small group (4-6 students) classes for either or both tests.
EduTutorVA program description includes:
- Reading or Math
- Grades 3-8
- Title 1 school partners
- During the day or in an afterschool club
- 40-60 hours/ school year
- Groups of 2-3 students with the same tutor all year
- College tutors from Virginia’s colleges & universities
- Tutors are paid a competitive honorarium for their time, curriculum, paid workshops, and ongoing support from a tutor couch
EngiNearU is an online STEM tutoring agency which primarily focuses on serving high school and college level STEM students. EngiNearU identified a need for tutoring services in upper level STEM courses at college and universities across the nation. We also specialize in all Advance Placement (AP) STEM courses for high school students.
eTutorWorld offers one-to-one, and small group, online tutoring in math, science, English, and test prep for students in grades K-12. Tutors are carefully selected subject matter experts with college degree, often Masters, teaching experience, and go through extensive tutor training with ongoing coaching. Students are thoughtfully matched with a dedicated tutor for optimal personalized learning experience and mentoring relationship. Customized curriculum based on school and state standards, regular diagnostic assessments and Learn by Design teaching methodology to track progress. All sessions recorded and available for review. Sophisticated technology platform to manage large scale tutoring programs, currently delivering 2000 lessons per month. Flexible packages based on student needs. Now partnering with schools and districts to support high-impact tutoring initiatives.
FEV Tutor offers a 1:1 online tutoring platform that provides live academic instruction and support to students 24/7. Informed by research, student data, and each organization’s existing ecosystem, FEV Tutor develops a customized tutoring program that ensures the most impactful learning outcomes.
One-on-one tutoring for students who need help with school math or school-level computer science.
Tutor Matching Service has developed an online tutoring platform called GoBoard. It combines video conferencing, an interactive canvas, and education tools like a graphing calculator, an equation editor, molecular bonds creator, and much more. In addition, there is a reference library with subject-specific tools, including math, physics, chemistry, business, and more. GoBoard also features a first-of-its-kind ability to text in a photo of handwritten work or textbook pages directly into a collaborative board for others in the session to then mark up in real-time. For K-12 districts, GoBoard can even track the online tutoring hours that your tutors and students complete for reporting purposes.
GoBoard was constructed specifically for tutoring, is grounded in research-backed learning principles, and is vastly easier to use than running a virtual conferencing app and a digital whiteboard at the same time.
With GoBoard, tutors and students can create multiple pages with custom names, expanding the amount of content covered in a session. Tutors or students can upload work to a shared canvas by simply snapping a photo and texting to a session number. Work is done collaboratively in real-time with audio, video, and text chat features. Sessions are autosaved, allowing tutors and students to come back to the same GoBoard at the next booked session.
GoBoard also boasts a customizable Reference Library that allows tutors and students to use their own source materials. GoBoard can be accessed from an iPad, tablet, laptop, or desktop device by opening up any web browser and clicking a GoBoard link. There is no unique or separate software to download.
Phonemic awareness is the ability to understand that spoken words are made up of individual sounds called phonemes, and it's one of the best early predictors for reading success. We believe that explicit, systematic phonological and phonemic awareness instruction is the missing piece in classroom literacy instruction.
HeyTutor's program vets, screens, and trains tutors directly from a district's community to serve students live, and in-person on their campus. Our inclusive Learning Gap Curriculum embraces extensive academic standards to provide students with a solid foundation across subjects. It often involves diagnostic assessments to identify learning gaps, followed by resources and activities aimed at closing those gaps and ensuring that all students can achieve the expected learning outcomes. Tutoring is embedded during the school day with push in or pull out sessions or before/after school alongside childcare and enrichment opportunities. HeyTutor can also leverage district curriculum to support in-classroom initiatives.
Higher Achievement offers small-group academic mentoring in math and humanities/ELA for middle grade students. It has been the subject of two randomized controlled trial studies by MDRC, both of which demonstrated positive academic effects.
For nearly five decades Huntington has provided students with the skills, motivation and confidence to succeed in turn creating strong academic results. Huntington Learning Center conducts academic evaluations to identify students' specific needs and create personalized learning programs. Their certified teachers and tutors provide one-on-one or small group instruction, focusing on various subjects and emphasizing study skills and test-taking strategies. With a comprehensive curriculum and experienced educators, Huntington Learning Center aims to enhance students' academic skills and foster success. Regular progress evaluations ensure ongoing adjustments to the learning programs. Whether it's improving math, reading, or preparing for standardized tests, Huntington Learning Center offers a supportive environment where students can develop confidence and achieve their academic goals. We offer customized programs in person, online, and hybrid options. Huntington's programs develop the skills, confidence, and motivation to help students succeed and meet the needs of Common Core State Standards. Huntington is accredited by Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.
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.
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.
iReadify takes children on a journey, showcasing the beauty of diverse characters, cultures and people in a safe and secure digital environment. iReadify inspires and encourages children up to 14 years old to use their imagination with a growing collection of children's books that both kids and the entire family will love. Our books are written by diverse authors from around the world, and narrated with authentic dialect by native speakers.
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.
Grand Valley State University’s K-12 Connect program provides individualized K-12 academic support to students through virtual, high-dosage tutoring services. While K-12 Connect currently partners largely with Michigan school districts, the program is expanding to service districts across the US. K-12 Connect tutoring is flexibly designed, with tutoring offered in and outside of school, seven days a week. Tutors are highly trained and work in a community-based learning environment with ongoing coaching and collaborative peer and professional support. Additionally, tutors are given opportunities to earn literacy credentials.
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.
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.