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Celebrate Ten Years and Counting with HMT!


Heart Math Tutoring is thrilled to be celebrating our 10-year anniversary in 2023! Over 5,000 Charlotte students have received individualized math support and mentorship since 2013 thanks to support from Heart’s dedicated volunteers, donors, and school partners.

Thank you for your ongoing support and your collective impact in helping Charlotte students have successful academic experiences. We hope that you will join us throughout the year to celebrate!

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National Education News Source, The 74, Features Heart Math Tutoring


We are excited to have the work of Heart volunteers and staff highlighted in a recent article by national education news source The 74. The article focuses on the impact of volunteers as tutors and recognizes Heart as an Accelerate grant recipient. Heart’s CEO, Emily Elliott Gaffney, is interviewed; she shares how the Accelerate grant will support Heart in scaling geographically and connecting more students with tutors: “[Heart is] excited to contribute to the research related to volunteer-delivered tutoring. We have found volunteers … continue reading

Heart Volunteers are Excited to Begin Tutoring!


School is about to begin for Charlotte students, and that means we are on our way to another exciting year of math games, relationship building, and high fives with Heart students! We are grateful for our wonderful tutors who return year after year to partner with elementary students to work on foundational math skills and confidence each week. What keeps tutors coming back, and what are they most excited about as we get closer to our first week of tutoring? We reached out to a … continue reading

WBTV Features Heart Math Tutoring on QC Morning


Heart’s Director of Volunteer Operations, Padgett Vaughn, was interviewed on WBTV’s QC Morning Show about the need for volunteer tutors to support students with building foundational math skills this fall.

Vaughn provided an overview of Heart’s volunteer tutor experience: “[Volunteers] choose the school and the one hour a week that’ll work for them. We pair them with a student and they work with the same student all year, playing games, building confidence, and helping that student feel more successful!” Watch the full interview here!

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2023/24 Volunteer Recruitment Kickoff- Sign up to tutor today!


Heart is excited to officially begin recruiting and training 1,500 volunteers to partner with 1,300 students in the 2023/24 school year! Heart tutors will support students at 26 Charlotte area elementary schools with building foundational math skills and gaining the confidence needed for long-term academic success.

With just 1 hour per week from October to April, you can make an impact! Heart provides everything you need – tutor training, a fun, hands-on curriculum, and an on-site Program Coordinator for support. If you are local to … continue reading

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