Each year hundreds of adult volunteers work one to one with our students on homework, math, technology, and life skills. Being a consistent source of encouragement and positive interaction can dramatically influence the life of a young student.
Since 1965, Tutoring Chicago has provided free one to one tutoring for elementary school children from the Cabrini Green neighborhood and surrounding areas. With a high school dropout rate of nearly 50%, our free tutoring and mentoring services are needed more than ever.
"One of my favorite nights of tutoring every year is the guest reader series. I love seeing kids get excited about reading and having someone special read to them makes it so much fun. The students always ask the readers the best questions." (Sarah, Lincoln Park) #talkoftutoring ... See MoreSee Less
Bon voyage to one of our most dedicated volunteers, Jack M! Before he moved out of Chicago, Jack sent a heartfelt message to our Logan Square Site Manager: "I want to thank you for providing me with a truly wonderful opportunity and phenomenal experiences and memories. Tutoring Chicago is an outstanding organization filled with selfless people doing really meaningful work. Your energy and positive attitude is infectious and a cornerstone to the success of the program at the Goethe School." We are lucky to have dedicated tutors like you, Jack! ... See MoreSee Less