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Tutoring Opportunities Fall 2020
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Tutoring Opportunities for CPS Students Fall 2020


Tutoring Plus (all grades) offers 1:1 Tutoring and Mentoring that includes one hour of large group activities and then an hour with mentor/tutor on homework or identified subject area:

Cambridge School Volunteers (CSV) (all grades): 

Cambridge After School Program - program run by Harvard students through Phillips Brooks House Association, offers tutoring, mentoring, and homework help to students in grades 3rd to 8th grade living in the Fresh Pond Apartments. Program meets online at various times. Email for more information.

CHANCE Tutoring (high school): tutoring for high school students looking for help with SAT, college applications and personal development. Meeting online Tues/Thurs every week, run through Phillips Brooks House Association. Sign up here (select CHANCE).

TTT Mentor Program: Offers no-cost online math program for 15 students in grades 4-5, including study questions, practices, tests and quizzes. Registration deadline is Oct 24th,2020, interested folks send email to 

Cambridge Community Center:

K-8 In Person: Offering In person full day support from 7:30-5:30 Monday-Friday for K-8. includes virtual learning assistance and individual guidance, mentorship and homework assistance. $215 per week or $50/day.

Margaret Fuller House, Leaders of Today Peace Academy (K-8): 2-6pm after school in person on Mon-Friday, ages 5-12, many activities including structured homework support, community building, self-identity, social emotional support and future planning. Flyer on options here, $110 a week. Offering more hours for remote learners starting 10/13, contact: 

Junior Coach Massachusetts chapter is offering no-cost tutoring for K-12 as part of COVID19 relief. Families email

Programs offering tutoring &  intensive academic support for youth already enrolled in their programs: 

Breakthrough Greater Boston (7th-12th grade) Students apply in 6th grade and stay with program through high school, now offering virtual support (community zoom calls, one-on-one calls, ongoing college app  and financial aid support, and virtual SAT prep course for high schoolers)

CHA (Cambridge Housing Authority) Work Force Program (8th-12th grade):  students apply in 8th grade and stay with the program through high school, have to live in CHA housing or on Section 8 voucher to be eligible. Program provides life skills, financial, vocational education (paid internships) and academic support through afterschool workshops with peers and drop in tutoring and homework support.

Enroot: (9th-12th grade) Provides mentoring, tutoring, college access workshops and 1:1 case management to low income immigrant youth in high school (9th-12th grade) in Cambridge and Somerville. Teresa Martinez, 617-383-1164. Cambridge student application.  

Private tutoring:

Club Z Tutoring: (all grades) private tutoring company run by CPS parent Celine Bewsher; offers 1:1 and small group tutoring for 2nd grade-12th graders. Offers Subject Tutoring (inc. foreign language), Study Skills tutoring (30 hour program), Singapore Math Tutoring, and SAT/ACT Test Prep tutoring., website link here. To register: families request a free consultation on the website to see which program is best fit/type of tutoring.

Harvard Student Agencies (HSA) Tutoring:  (all grades, mostly older kids) 1:1 tutoring with Harvard students starting at $50/hour or $495 for 10hours of tutoring. Also offers small group SAT/ACT tutoring, $495 for five weeks of four hour sessions on Sundays from 4-9pm.


David Walker Scholars (grades 6-8) is a mentoring program run by Harvard Black Men's Forum, with support from the Phillips Brooks House Association. DWS is focused on guiding and empowering young men of color at Vassal Lane and Putnam Avenue Upper Schools, but welcomes participants from anywhere in the city for their online programming. Program seeks to develop positive life skills and a sense of black cultural and historical pride through meaningful mentoring and education. Program timing TBA. Sign up by selecting David Walker Scholars when filling out this form.

Harvard Muslim Youth Program: Mentoring for high school aged Muslim youth; program run by Harvard Islamic Society. Sign up here (select HMYP)

Science Club for Girls Virtual K-8 Clubs: runs hands on science programs for K-5 students on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons and Saturday mornings. Volunteer scientists and adolescent Junior Mentors (8-9th graders) run interactive STEM activities, starts Oct 5th for fall.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Community Based Mentoring: one on one mentoring (usually non academic) with community members, happening virtually now. Long process to get matched, generally a shorter wait for younger students

Partners for Youth with Disabilities: free for any youth with a disability between age 6 and 26.  Offers 1:1 youth mentoring (moved to virtual for now) meeting 4-6 hours a month for a year or more, as well as  mentoring for young adults with disabilities.

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