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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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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.


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.


Volunteer tutors work one-on-one with struggling readers under the supervision of professional staff who provide training, support, and weekly, customized lesson plans.

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.

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.


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

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.

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

Back to Basics Learning Dynamics utilizes experienced educators to meet students where they are at and teach them in the style they need to learn and keep them engaged. They work 1:1 with students or in small groups.


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.


Bespoke provides curriculum and tutoring support for schools and students in Grades 3-12; we have developed curricula for and run small- and large-group classes (from 5-25 students per cohort) in elementary and middle school math and ELA (English), SAT and ACT prep, AP prep, and more. Bespoke works closely with school administrators to schedule classes, group students, assess progress, and coordinate curriculum. We are able to quickly create customized programs for each school based on their needs, and we can run live, synchronous, in-person or remote classes during the school day, after school hours, or on weekends.


Our program combines small, online classes with dedicated instructors, tailored curriculum, and cutting-edge learning management system. Our program focuses on math and/or English. Students attend weekly, live classes and complete homework assignments to reinforce learning between classes.


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.

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.

Allee Burka is a licensed reading specialist who is an associate of Orton Gillingham and has her Masters in literacy. She provides one one one tutoring online and in person.


Carnegie Learning’s Virtual Mathematics Tutoring is an on-demand, virtual tutoring program. Our Directors of Professional Learning collaborate with district leaders to configure a tutoring offering that best fits their needs and their schedule. Our experts will own the overall tutor management, establish a weekly tutoring hours schedule, initiate an easy-to-use scheduling tool for students/parents, provide the live/video conferencing platform, manage the day-to-day support, and share the daily usage data with key stakeholders.

Virtual Mathematics Tutoring could include:
● Live, video-based online tutoring sessions in 15-, 30-, or 45-minute increments
● 30 hours of scheduled tutoring per week
● 1:1 and/or small group sessions
● Sessions offered during the school day or after school hours
● Flexible scheduling 4-6 days per week
● On-demand or pre-scheduled formats
● Choose your favorite or select the first available tutor
● Email and text messaging support for quick questions and homework help
● Weekly reports and ongoing usage data

Our tutors leverage Carnegie Learning's MATHia software to gather real time formative assessment data, identify specific areas for tutoring support and to reinforce concepts covered during tutoring.


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 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.

 


Cignition's unique math tutoring program targets significant improvements in elementary through high school math outcomes as well as improvements in student attitudes towards math.


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.


Connect Me provides free online tutoring and mentoring services to students who fit at least one of these criteria:
1) They are in a low income family (less than $60,000 yearly household income)
2) At least one parent/guardian of the student is an essential worker (as defined by the NCSL)
3) The student is in virtual/hybrid school due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Students meet with their tutor at least once per week on a secured and monitored Zoom link, and have access to additional resources such as office hours.


Connect Tutors is a remote tutoring program providing high school students with free and high-quality college application essay support. We pair predominantly low-income students with our team of tutors, and equip them to build meaningful mentorship relationships that develop the writing skills and confidence of high school students. We believe a student's financial circumstances should play no role in their ability to access college writing support and tell their stories effectively.


CovEducation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that works to connect mentors from higher education institutions with K-12 students affected by school closures. Our mentors not only serve as academic tutors but also as role models who foster non-academic interests and career exploration. We also compile free, web-based educational resources for students, families, and educators, as well as partner with schools and other non-profits to improve the learning experience of K-12 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.