Meet our Education Support Coordinators!

Meet our Education Support Coordinators!

Our Education Support Coordinators (formerly Program Coordinators) are the faces our students and tutors see each day. They not only oversee tutoring each week, but they are also working behind the scenes with teachers, social workers, and the parents of the kiddos we serve to build education plans and overcome educational obstacles the families we […]

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Tutor Tips: Behavior Management 101

Last week,  School on Wheels was fortunate to have two amazing speakers to present on the topic of Behavior Management. Holli Frazell, the Director of Organizational Leadership & Development at Bierman ABA Autism Centers, and Stacy Pigg, the Culture and Climate Specialist at Cold Spring Elementary (one of our partner schools), gave our tutors and […]

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#SharetheLoveIndy Results Are In!

Every February, the School on Wheels community unites to #SharetheLoveIndy to share stories of our amazing kids and to raise vital funding to provide 1:1 tutoring for students experiencing homelessness. We ate, drank, shopped, and even worked out in the name of education. We couldn’t have done it without each amazing and dedicated volunteer who […]

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Family Matters…at Tutoring!

Volunteering as a family is a great way to spend positive time together while making a big impact in the community. Sekar and Vishnu Iyer are just one of our adult/child teams who dedicate one hour of each week to working with our kiddos at Coburn Place. Sekar and Vishnu began tutoring in August of 2017. “My favorite part about tutoring […]

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It’s almost time to #SharetheLoveIndy!

2018 has been off to such a great start at School on Wheels, and it’s only going to get bigger and better from here! It’s almost time for #SharetheLoveIndy 2018, and we couldn’t be more excited to share a sneak peek of all that’s going to be happening next month. This February, School on Wheels […]

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2017: What a Year!

Happy 2018!  A new year brings so much excitement and opportunities with it. While we can’t wait to see what all 2018 has in store, we can’t help but take some time to look back fondly at all that happened at School on Wheels in 2017. January- We kicked off the new year by training […]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Rik

School on Wheels tutors typically tutor one hour a week at one of our sites, but Rik is no typical tutor. Since becoming a volunteer just over a year ago in September 2016, Rik has frequently tutored at two different sites, sometimes volunteering three times a week! Amy Gardner, the Program Coordinator at Cold Spring School where […]

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Tutor Tips: Advice for New Tutors

It’s natural that each individual who starts volunteering with School on Wheels has some apprehension about being a new tutor. While we know each person will positively impact our students, we also want to reassure our volunteers by answering some of the questions they have about the tutoring session or just working with kids in […]