Tutor Fun Day on Sunday, November 17

 

Do you want to get to know your student or tutor outside of a classroom setting? Want to spend time together playing games and having fun? Then drop-in on Sunday, November 17th, between 2:00pm-3:30pm at the White Oaks School Multi-Use Room (1901 White Oak Way, San Carlos) for an afternoon of games, activities, and fun to catch up with your student!

The day will include face painting, minute-to-win-it games, and a fun snack! We hope to see you and your student there! All are welcome – tutors, students, their families, and tutor/student pairs! RSVP here.

Questions? Please contact Cynthia Wiggin.

New Tutor Training on October 16

Healthy Cities tutoring provided tutors for 508 students at 14 schools in San Carlos and Redwood City during the 2018-2019 school year. Additional tutors are needed again this year to meet the need.

Volunteers range in age from 14-96 and no prior tutoring experience is needed – just an interest in helping a child for 45 minutes once a week. Scheduling is flexible, before, during or after school.

TRAINING INFORMATION

  • Where: White Oaks School, Multi-use Room, 1901 White Oak Way, San Carlos
  • When: Wednesday, October 16
  • Time: Two identical sessions offered: 8:30-10:30 AM and 6:30-8:30 PM.

 We need more tutors like YOU! Hope you can join us on October 16! 

If you can’t make the October 16 training, no worries! We have more training sessions scheduled. For a complete schedule of tutor training and orientation dates click HERE.

Volunteer Recognition Reception on May 28th

 

Please join us for our 23rd annual Volunteer Recognition Reception as we honor the 2018-2019 Healthy Cities Tutoring volunteers. Everyone involved in the program is welcome: tutors, students, parents, teachers, staff, donors and community members.

All volunteers will receive a Certificate of Appreciation and a small gift of thanks. Refreshments will be provided following the program.

To rsvp click here. For questions or more information call (650) 508-7327 or email Karen Molinari at karen@healthycitiestutoring.org.

We hope you will join our celebration!

Workshop on Social Emotional Learning on April 9

How do people learn best and in what environments? How do we help students deal with anxiety about not wanting to fail? Or those that have a hard time sitting still or concentrating? We know positive emotions increase learning. We will share examples of how tutors and parents can use social/emotional learning tools and tips to help their students.

April 9, 2019
7:00-8:15 pm
Arroyo/Central Middle School Library
Presented by Jill Greenberg, MAPP, SEL Consultant & an HCT Tutor
Please RSVP via our Evite at http://evite.me/Dct15wdvcm
Open to Healthy Cities Tutors, Parents and Para-Educators

 

Want to tutor? Arrive early to hear about volunteer tutoring opportunities in our local schools.

6:15-6:50 pm Orientation “How to become a tutor?”

Donna Becht is the San Carlos Citizen of the Year!

Come celebrate on February 1st!

As most of you know, Donna retired as Executive Director of Healthy Cities Tutoring after founding and leading the organization for 22 years. We are so excited that the San Carlos Chamber of Commerce is honoring Donna as the 2018 Citizen of the Year.

The San Carlos Chamber of Commerce and the City of San Carlos cordially invite you to attend the Annual Citizen and Business Recognition Dinner on Friday, February 1st at 5:30 pm.

You may purchase tickets to the event by clicking on the button below which will lead you to the the San Carlos Chamber of Commerce website. The team at Healthy Cities Tutoring will definitely be there to celebrate Donna. We hope to see you there!

Workshop “How to support your student in math”

The workshop is open to tutors, parents and para-educators and led by an elementary and middle school teacher from the San Carlos School District.

What will be covered: guidelines on working with your student on math assignments, plus resources, tools and strategies for helping students with math.

 

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
7:00–8:30 pm
Arroyo/Central Middle School Library

Please rsvp here for attending the workshop

In addition we are offering a tutor information session for anyone interested in becoming a volunteer with Healthy Cities Tutoring. This session precedes the math training and is being held from 6:15-6:50 pm, also at the Arroyo/Central Middle School library. Hope you can join us and help us support more children on our waiting lists.

Any questions, email info@healthycitiestutoring.org or call 650 508-7327.

 

“Tutor Tips” Workshop on January 16

In January we offer an informal training session  to share our successes and concerns working  with students. Maybe you wonder how to approach a particular subject? Maybe you have some great ideas for others to make their sessions more interesting? Whatever your question or suggestion, we hope you will join us for this year’s “Tutor Tips!” This workshop is suitable for tutors and parents alike.

The workshop will be led by White Oaks School teachers, Melissa Brenner and Tracey Mitchell-Ardwan; They are the perfect people to address questions to about working with students across a wide range of grade levels. They will share math games to help your students practice basic facts and strategies to help the reluctant writer and many more aspects of tutoring.

We guarantee you will come away with some new ideas. We hope to see you on January 16th!

Wednesday, January 16, 2019
7:00 – 8:30 pm
Central Middle School Library
Change of location: classroom 9, there will be signage! Come to Central Middle School, 757 Cedar Street and we will direct you.

Donna is 2018 Citizen of the Year!

As most of you know, Donna retired as Executive Director of Healthy Cities Tutoring after founding and leading the organization for 22 years. We are so excited that the San Carlos Chamber of Commerce is honoring Donna as the 2018 Citizen of the Year.

The San Carlos Chamber of Commerce and the City of San Carlos cordially invite you to attend the Annual Citizen and Business Recognition Dinner on Friday, February 1st at 5:30 pm.

You may purchase tickets to the event by clicking on the button below which will lead you to the the San Carlos Chamber of Commerce website. The team at Healthy Cities Tutoring will definitely be there to celebrate Donna. We hope to see you there!