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Become a School Partner

Heart Math Tutoring is currently planning for the 2024/25 school year! Please review the planning resources at the bottom of this page if you believe the program is a good fit for your school. If your school is interested, please contact the Heart staff member listed below for your city:

Charlotte- Padgett Vaughn at
Charleston or Winston-Salem- Cydney Kramer at

Our goal is to play an important role in our partner schools’ math intervention efforts by strategically serving 50 students across grades 1 – 5 in each school. One of HMT’s operating principles is to minimize work created for school staff. We provide the curriculum and manage the volunteers so that, on a day-to-day basis, no additional work is created for teachers and administrators. That said, for the program to be effective, important commitments are needed from partner schools.

Heart Math Tutoring needs from schools:

  • Access to students: Two hours within the school day during which students can be pulled for tutoring (students come 2x weekly for 30 minutes, see example schedules on Fast Facts below)
  • Space for materials storage and tutoring
  • Assistance in identifying students for program
  • Check-ins between Principal and Heart Math Tutoring staff in August, November, February, and June
  • Surveys and Feedback
  • Financial contribution (~20%)

Schools can expect from Heart Tutoring:

  • Students receive tutoring 2x per week for 30 minutes, from September – April
  • Streamlined communication to teachers regarding volunteer scheduling
  • Quarterly student progress reports
  • Heart Math Tutoring assessment results (October, June)
  • Family outreach preceding Winter Break and Summer Break

Heart Math Tutoring operates in a spirit of collaboration. We make every effort to understand the unique needs of each partner school and be a positive presence to the school community. We appreciate the support of and collaboration with CIS Coordinators, school social workers, office staff, and teachers to make sure we are collectively meeting students’ needs.

Download this additional planning resource for potential School Partners:

Heart Math Tutoring 2024/25 Fast Facts

Interested in bringing HMT to your city?

Contact Heart’s Director of National Partnerships, Cydney Kramer, at

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