Across the country, students and families are finding new ways to excel academically amid a pandemic. Whether your child is sitting next to you, logged into their virtual classroom, or they’ve returned to campus with a backpack full of face masks, virtual education in some form seems here to stay. Research now shows what our community has known for decades; when Black children have Black teachers, they are more likely to graduate high school and significantly more likely to enroll in college. Check out these Black owned tutoring companies and get world-class educational support from brilliant people that help your children succeed long term.
Black-owned ACT Prep Chicago has been recognized as one of the best ACT and SAT Prep centers in the Chicagoland area. ACT Prep Chicago offers both one-on-one tutoring and small group class options for students looking to improve standardized college admissions testing scores. The company also offers professionally administered practice exams and score reports so students know how they are performing before the big test day arrives.
For students who need academic support beyond ACT and SAT prep, the tutors at ACT Prep Chicago also offer virtual help with middle school and high school math classes at Mr. Glenn’s Math Tutoring.
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Ms.Murray’s Corner is an Atlanta-based tutoring company providing robust, virtual, one-on-one lessons. Ms. Murray’s Corner serves students in Pre-Kindergarten through Second Grade. We are focused on Literacy and Math with concepts ranging from Reading Comprehension, Fluency, Phonics, Addition and Subtraction, Multiplication and Division, or a concept of your choice. Founder Khalia Murray holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from Spelman College and a Master of Arts in Teaching Degree with a focus on Early Childhood Education from the Relay Graduate School of Education. Schedule a session here.
Black Girl Tutors is an innovative tutoring collective rooted in the belief that educating our youth is at the foundation of building our community. Based in Brooklyn, NY, the company is now offering virtual tutoring to students from Kindergarten to 9th grade. In addition to tutoring services, Black Girl Tutors also provides services such as consultations, diagnostic assessments/ comprehensive review, assessment testing, special education services, speech and language related services and one‐on‐ one or small group tutoring sessions, test reviews, study skills, and assistance with NYS Common Core and Regents testing preparation. Schedule a session here.
Differentiating Minds Tutoring Service, Inc. was founded by Ashley Murray after identifying a need to develop a differentiated approach to aid children in improving their confidence, motivation, and academic performance.
Ashley received her Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from Mercer University and her certification in School Library Media from the University of West Georgia. She has more than 8 years of experience in multiple fields of education and is currently teaching Instructional Technology in Metro Atlanta. It is through her teaching experience, that she firmly believes, “all children have the ability to learn and will learn in their own way”. Schedule a session here.
INC Education is a nationally recognized tutoring program for students of color. Since 2013,the company has expanded its program from one tutor — founder Jay Veal — to 100 tutors teaching many subjects and 10,000 students across the United States. Schedule a session here.
If Math is where your student needs to excel, call Kevin’s Mentor and Tutor Services. Kevin “makes math make sense” with practical, customized one-on-one lessons. Kevin has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering, an M.S. in Telecommunications Management, and an MBA. Schedule a session here.