Tutoring and Out-of-School Time Strategies, Training, and Program Development

For more than a decade, Education Northwest has been a national provider of training and technical assistance to tutoring and out-of-school time programs. Our trainings combine the skills and expertise of staff teams with the wide-ranging talents of our national network of expert trainers. We design and deliver training for program staff and volunteers. Customized training formats can include:

  • Single program-specific site visits, workshops, and events
  • Workshops and tracks at state, regional, or national conferences
  • Large-scale conferences and institutes for federal and state grantee cohorts
  • Instructor led and self-paced online courses and training modules
  • Curriculum design and consultation

Training and consultation topics include the following and more:

  • Tutoring and out-of-school time program development
  • Volunteer recruitment and retention
  • Training and preparing volunteers to tutor youth
  • Program marketing
  • Youth development
  • Evaluation
  • Effective partnerships
  • Ongoing training and support
  • Homework help
  • Specific strategies for working with various populations (e.g., pre-K, adolescents, English language learners, etc.)
  • School culture
  • Communicating effectively with youth
  • Family literacy