Thank you for your generous support of Tutorpedia Foundation. We're grateful that you have chosen to stay connected with us and hope to see you soon so we can thank you in person! We'd love to have you join us at Education By Design 2.0 on February 27, 2014 at the Autodesk Gallery in San Francisco.
Because of your support, during the 2012-2013 academic year:
We are currently working on our 3-5 year strategic plan to build a sustainable future for Tutorpedia Foundation and our students. In 2013, we created a comprehensive data and impact plan, hired site coordinators for 4 program sites to refine the model and experience for students and partners, and we continue to offer students personalized access to professional educators with specific content expertise.
Tutorpedia Foundation's fourth annual conversation on personalizing education will be a fun evening of dynamic speakers, delicious food, engaging activities, awesome raffle prizes, and the opportunity to make a larger impact on the lives of under-resourced Bay Area youth. The event is all-ages.
Thursday, February 27, 2014 -- 6PM - 9PM
Autodesk Gallery - One Market St., Fl 2; San Francisco, CA
Kevin Kumashiro, Ph.D. - School of Education Dean, University of San Francisco
Jon Deane, M.Ed. - Chief Information Officer, Summit Public Schools
Tickets will go on sale Thursday, January 23, 2014 via our website. A special thanks to our sponsors Autodesk and The Adventure School.
If you'd like to make a connection to your employer or a business in the community, please contact Diaris Alexander, our Director of Operations and Development via email.
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**Become a Volunteer Tutor**
Tutorpedia Foundation is looking for volunteer tutors to help us at our tutoring program at Mission High School (MHS) in San Francisco this year. Tutors are needed to work 1-1 with 10th grade students on academic subjects and school success at MHS.
**Thank you for support!**
If you are interested in being further engaged with our work, have questions/comments, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We'd love to hear from you!
Thanks again for your continued support of our work with under-resourced Bay Area students. They say it takes a village to raise a child, and we're happy to have you as part of the Community of Learners raising our TF Scholars. Because of your generous support, congratulations are in order for TF Scholar Bianca S.! Bianca recently enrolled at Mercy College, a private liberal arts college in Dobbs Ferry, NY!
Bianca intends to obtain a BA in Social Work at Mercy College, so that, in her own words, she can “help people and make them happy.”
You may have met Bianca in San Francisco back in February at our event Education By Design. She was the brave student who shared her story with attendees and can be seen in the video recap of the night. Tutorpedia Foundation has worked with Bianca since 2011 to provide her with one-on-one tutoring to assist with school work and SAT preparation.
During this past year, one of our partners, Dr. Amy Morgenstern of Blue Star Admissions Consulting, donated her time to Tutorpedia Foundation to provide one-on-one counseling to Bianca to help her navigate the college application process. We are grateful to have volunteers in our community who compound the work we do with our TF Scholars. To read more about Dr. Morgenstern's work with Bianca, please visit our blog.
The entire Tutorpedia team is proud of Bianca's incredible resolve and remarkable accomplishments during this journey. We wish her the best of luck at Mercy College and beyond.
Thank you again for your support of our mission. Your support allows us to provide personalized academic support and other educational services to students in our community who wouldn't otherwise be able to afford the extra help. We hope that with your continued support, we will be able to share more success stories as more of our students graduate high school and head to college.
If you'd like to learn more about opportunities to get involved, please email us at email@example.com.
We are so grateful to have generous supporters like you!
In February, we reached our initial project goal of $10,000 thanks to your contributions! We've since decided to expand our GlobalGiving project goal by $5,000 for 2013. Every year, Tutorpedia Foundation receives applications from deserving low-income students who need extra support to succeed in school. In 2012, we received over 50 applications from students that we did not have the resources to support. With every $1000 raised, this ongoing project will provide a year's worth of free, one-on-one tutoring for one student with an exceptional tutor who can help him or her excel both academically and in everyday life.
About two weeks ago, on February 28th, Tutorpedia Foundation hosted Education By Design-- our third annual fundraiser and conversation on personalizing education at the Autodesk Gallery in San Francisco. The event featured a series of short talks by dynamic speakers focusing on the most effective methods we can use to make learning personal and customize education in real, relevant, and rigorous ways for all students.
Bianca, a high school senior and Tutorpedia Foundation scholarship recipient, spoke about the impact of her experience with her tutor, Aaron. Because of generous donors like you, Bianca has been able to work with Aaron over the last year and a half and during that time her goal of attending college has become attainable. To get a sense of the vision and scope of the Education By Design, watch our recap video on Youtube at http://youtu.be/U6CIYjaN01g. Please also check out the photo album we posted on our Facebook.
If you'd like to see what our featured speakers had to say, links to full videos of each talk are found below:
Dear Tutorpedia Foundation supporters,
Happy holidays! Thank you for supporting our efforts to provide a Class of One for low-income Bay Area students and contributing through the GlobalGiving platform. Your kind generosity has helped us support deserving under-resourced students by providing free, high-quality 1-1 tutoring.
We are particularly grateful that our wonderful base of supporters has not only made financial contributions to further our mission, but also stepped up to help us build our organization's capacity by spreading the word, volunteering, becoming a tutor, joining a committee, and making new connections and introductions to increase our network of allies. Accordingly, we have recently expanded our board – we have an incredible community leader in our new Board Chair, Mindy Rogers – and we have added two amazing new members to our board of directors and six dynamic new members to our advisory board.
Below you will find a snapshot of our most recent work and organizational profile:
Thanks again for your support. If you would like to get involved or learn more about Tutorpedia Foundation and other opportunities to support us, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and our Operations Manager, Diaris Alexander, will get back to you with more information.
Have a joyous holiday season!
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