Parent Engagement

Randomized controlled trial study conducted?

Tennessee Tutoring Corps

To support student learning through the summer and help stave off a dramatic COVID slide.
Program Description

7-8 week program using trained college students to tutor students in 1st-4th grade through pre-existing community-based summer programs.

Type of service
Tutoring Program
Year Started
Headquarter Location (City, State)
Nashville, Tennessee
States of Operation
Operation Locations
Nashville, Knoxville, Memphis, Chattanooga
Most recent number of students served
Subject Offered
English Language Arts (ELA),
Grade Levels
1st Grade,
2nd Grade,
3rd Grade,
4th Grade
Languages Offered
Percentage of tutors who can speak a language other than English
95-100% English speaking
Race/Ethnicity breakdown of tutors
Hispanic or Latino- 7% Asian 6%, Black or African American 20%, White 66%
Out of School
Delivery Mode
Tutor-Student Ratio
2:1, 3:1. 4:1, 5:1
Number of Sessions Per Week
Number of Minutes Per Session
Number of Weeks Per Program
Does your program engage with parents?
Family Engagement Description

Parents received a letter from TTC explaining the program and how to further support their students with learning when they were at home.

Organization Type
Customer Type
Cost to District/ School/ Non-Profit
Cost to Student
Type of Tutor
Other tutor type
Paid college students
Randomized controlled trial (RCT) study conducted?
Quasi-experimental (QED) study conducted?
Contact Name
Jayme Simmons
Contact Email

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