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Families who are experiencing homelessness tend to move pretty frequently, due to a number of reasons. Homeless students change schools an average of 3 times while homeless. For our volunteers, this means that they may see the students we tutor anywhere from one week to a month or so. However,

As a tutor for School on Wheels, I made a friend in one of the students I tutored every week and learned my own lessons from him as I tried to help him learn his. I’ll call him Mark. Mark and I worked together on his schoolwork, and as we

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Our volunteer tutors are key to our students’ academic success. They are amazing, dedicated and compassionate, and each deserve to be recognized. For this month’s tutor spotlight, Volunteer Coordinator Samantha Breeling will introduce you to Grace Trahan-Rodecap and her son, Nicholas, tutors at Fox Hill Elementary. Grace and Nicholas began

Our volunteer tutors are key to our students’ academic success. They are amazing, dedicated and compassionate, and each deserve to be recognized. For this month’s tutor spotlight, Volunteer Coordinator Samantha Breeling will introduce you to Nancy Stark, a tutor at Dayspring Center. Nancy has been a volunteer with School on

Volunteer Coordinator Samantha Breeling oversees School on Wheels’ nearly 400 volunteers, including performing background checks, interviews, training and placement. This ensures that volunteers are fully prepared to meet the needs of the children we serve and that School on Wheels students get to work with some of the best volunteers

One of my favorite things about my job is recognizing our volunteers. They give so much of their time, talent and love to our children every week while asking for nothing in return. For this tutor spotlight I have chosen to honor and thank outstanding and long-time tutor, Rita Novak.

I started tutoring in January 2010 after being referred to School on Wheels by a friend.  I saw tutoring as a great way for me to give back to the community in a way I hadn’t before – by giving my time.  What I didn’t expect was that I would