Parent Engagement

Randomized controlled trial study conducted?

The Wilds Writer's Studio


Student writers are empowered to find their voice through guided writing exercises in the areas of short story, poetry, and creative non-fiction. Small groups and individual tutoring are available for in-depth creative writing support and academic support in English, Literature, Composition, and Communication.

Program Description

Students meet in person in small groups, workshop groups, or individually to work towards writing and reading goals. The program is open to students ages 14-18 or students currently enrolled in a high school or the homeschool equivalent.

Type of service
Tutoring Program
Year Started
Headquarter Location (City, State)
Odenton, MD
States of Operation
Washington DC
Operation Locations
Annapolis, Maryland
Baltimore, Maryland
Washington, D. C.
Most recent number of students served
Subject Offered
English Language Arts (ELA),
Grade Levels
9th Grade,
10th Grade,
11th Grade,
12th Grade
Languages Offered
Race/Ethnicity breakdown of tutors
100% White
Out of School
Delivery Mode
Tutor-Student Ratio
1:1, 1:2, 1:3, ≥ 1:6
Number of Sessions Per Week
Number of Minutes Per Session
91-120 minutes
Number of Weeks Per Program
6 weeks or less
Does your program engage with parents?
Family Engagement Description

To support scheduling, sharing tutoring session content , reporting attendance, sharing academic progress, sharing social or emotional progress, sharing at-home support suggestions, goal setting and monitoring progress toward goals

Organization Type
For Profit
Customer Type
Cost to District/ School/ Non-Profit
Type of Tutor
Certified Teacher
Contact Name
Katie Begley
Contact Email

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