When we think of an Education Champion, sometimes we narrow our focus too much. We think only of those who are working in the most impoverished areas, or those who are working with what we would consider the most difficult children. It is that same narrow focus that School on
Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are. I just love this quote by Mason Cooley. Our kids are in situations they have little control over, where space is limited and the future is uncertain. Reading is such a great way to put yourself
Whether she’s helping a stressed first grader solve a seemingly impossible math problem or organizing and prepping tutor toolkits in our office, Hardeep has a smile and a positive attitude that never stops. Hardeep has been volunteering with School on Wheels for six years, primarily tutoring at the Salvation Army
Each month, we’ll be introducing you to a new School on Wheels staff member so you can learn more about the people who make our programs run successfully! This month, we’re excited to introduce you to Amy Gardner! What is your role at School on Wheels? I am the Program
You see adorable pictures of our kiddos working on homework. You hear amazing stories from our tutors about the “aha!” moments they experience with their students during tutoring. What you don’t see or hear as often is the work we do with the parents of the children we serve. Did you know that
Every few months, we’ll be introducing you to a new School on Wheels staff member so you can learn more about the people who make our programs run successfully! This month, we’re highlighting Tocarra Mallard, one of our Program Coordinators. What is your role at School on Wheels? I’m a
Every person involved in making our mission possible – from volunteers, to partners, to staff members — has a reason why they are involved, and February is the time of year when we ask people to share those reasons! During #SharetheLoveIndy, our annual awareness building and fundraising campaign, it’s inspiring to see
We always say that tutoring changes two lives: a child’s life and your life. Never has this been more evident to me than with my daughter. School on Wheels has been a part of Julia’s life since I started working here eight years ago when she was ten years old.
School on Wheels’ mission is to provide one-on-one tutoring and educational advocacy for school-aged children impacted by homelessness.