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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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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.


Language for Literacy is a program designed to deliver evidence-based literacy and language intervention through the lens of speech-language pathology and the science of reading. Tutoring is differentiated and tailored to specific student needs and assessment results. Tutoring and curriculum development is implemented by a certified Orton-Gillingham tutor, licensed RAVE-O provider, and American Speech-Language and Hearing Association member. The following components of reading and writing are targeted: phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, language comprehension, fluency, syntax, letter formation, encoding, written output, and executive functioning.

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.


Littera enables district or school personnel to design tutoring programs, setting program parameters such as schedule, student to tutor ratio, session length, content to be used, and type of tutor. When those programs are implemented, the platform manages all the tutor/student matching, scheduling, online tutoring delivery, and tracking of program execution.

Made for Math is an online math intervention service for students with dyslexia, dyscalculia, mathematics learning disability (MLD). We work with students ages 9-20 years of age. All sessions are one-one and held online via Zoom. A box of manipulatives is sent to each student for use during sessions. This program is built to close gaps in mathematical knowledge.


For more than 20 years, the JCC has trained and paired hundreds of volunteer tutors with academically vulnerable students in Manhattan's public schools through our Literacy and Math tutoring programs. Their
objective is to help raise elementary, middle, and high school students’ reading and math scores to grade level. The majority of students come from low-income households and under-resourced communities, including students living in low-income housing facilities and in domestic violence and homeless shelters.


Affordable and effective 1:1 Tutoring for local K-12 students.


MTT offers high-impact, research based, one-on-one tutoring both in person and virtually. In addition to working with individual families, MTT's certified teacher-tutors have a proven success record of working with small groups of students in both public and charter schools (K-12) in the Baltimore and DC areas in order to increase academic performance and engagement in ELA and Mathematics.
 


Masteryhour.org is a free, online tutoring program for K12 students, led by volunteers from colleges and universities, currently offered in English and Spanish. We use a mastery-based approach to ensure students advance at their own rate. All our tutors are trained in innovative teaching techniques including inquiry-based learning. anti-bias education, child-centered communication differentiating learning and cultivating a growth mindset. Volunteer professors and math teachers come to observe tutoring sessions and offer feedback and support to the student tutor volunteers. All the tutoring happens in the Mastery Hour zoom room. Students can drop in whenever they need tutoring and are paired with tutors in breakout rooms - or can stay in the main room for study hall (occasionally asking a question as needed). While we're starting with math offered twice a day in our zoom room, we hope to add more subjects and hours until Masteryhour.org is available 24 hours a day for free to any child who needs it.

Students receive daily individual or group tutoring in additional to conventional instruction, extended school day.


Visual math program that builds a deep conceptual understanding of math through rigorous learning and creative problem solving.

Highly trained tutors work with pairs of students in grades 4-8, using evidence-based math interventions created by experts.

Affiliate Programs:  

Hope Network – Michigan Education Corps, https://hopenetwork.org/michigan-education-corps/

South East Education Cooperative (SEEC), https://www.ndreadingcorps.org/


The goal of Math Motivators is to close the opportunity gap to, in turn, close the achievement gap by using a volunteer-driven math tutoring program that pairs underserved middle and high school students with professionals and college students with strong mathematics backgrounds.


Our tutors work one-on-one with fifth-, sixth-, seventh-, and eighth-grade students to help with homework completion at Buford Middle School and Walker Upper School. The tutors mainly motivate and encourage while also answering some questions regarding homework assignments.


We pair students with experienced, background-checked teachers based on preferred learning style for 1:1 online tutoring sessions.


Mission Acceleration deploys college students as Academic Guides in select communities across Misssissippi. These communities include: Oxford, Starkville, Jackson, Vicksburg, Long Beach, Starkville, and Tupelo. The program works through:
1. an evidence-based intervention with explicit, systematic 1:1 academic assistance (also known as high-dosage tutoring) in reading
2. a student-centered, personalized, digital literacy environment giving students access to more than 6,000 enhanced digital books matched to the students’ interest, grade, and Lexile® reading level to deliver appropriate texts for reading practice that can be monitored and assessed, as well as utilized for parent/child/academic guide engagement
3. a meaningful connection with a role model for academic, social, and emotional support.


Outreach program of the Office of Civic Engagement, at University of Chicago. Partners with 50 sites on Chicago's south Side.

Virtual platform connecting grade 10 math students with certified teachers for homework support. Sessions are by virtual whiteboard or phone and run for 20 minutes.


Small group tutoring program for 1st graders in math, targeted at students at risk of falling behind.


We provide an individualized approach catered to each student’s academic needs, learning style, and personality. Our flexible tutoring approach maximizes students’ results and improves confidence.


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.