- How is My Learning Springboard unique?
- What types of professionals are associated with My Learning Springboard?
- What services does My Learning Springboard offer?
- What is the role of our leadership team?
- What should I expect when I initially contact My Learning Springboard?
- How will I choose the right tutor for my child?
- How does My Learning Springboard hire its tutors?
- How will I know if my child is making progress?
- Where will the tutoring sessions take place?
- How long is a session?
- How often do tutors meet with students?
- What is the session rate?
- Is there a cancellation policy?
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How is My Learning Springboard unique?
My Learning Springboard offers comprehensive educational management, consultation, private tutoring, test preparation, and enrichment teaching. From preschool to bar mitzvah prep to college admissions, we build trusted relationships and become an extended part of families. We source top teaching talent and work with learners of all ages to develop and implement customized programs using best practices and a variety of methodologies from evidence-based research. An educational coordinator partners with each family to match students with experts, manage teams, monitor progress, and collaborate with other professionals.
What types of professionals are associated with My Learning Springboard?
My Learning Springboard’s faculty is comprised of top-notch educational consultants, early childhood educators, elementary educators, secondary educators, and professors from private, public, and charter schools, colleges, and universities. Our faculty also includes reading specialists, math specialists, special educators, and test preparation tutors as well as enrichment teachers. In addition, we offer college counseling, interview coaches, essay coaches, and internship specialists. Other expertise includes psychologists, speech and language therapists, occupational therapists, health and wellness coaches, and medical professionals.
Our faculty is involved in leading professional development, writing curriculum, presenting at conferences, and pursuing their own continuous learning and professional growth. We are passionate, reflective professionals committed to a collaborative approach.
What services does My Learning Springboard offer?
The collective talent associated with My Learning Springboard provides families the opportunity to collaborate with a group of professionals who help them navigate the intricacies of educational decision-making for their learner. We offer a wide range of educational services from preschool through college, including educational consultation, academic tutoring and support, enrichment, test preparation, and essay coaching. We consider our ability to assist parents in connecting with expert resources and facilitating school transitions as the building blocks for academic and social-emotional success for every child.
Enrichment teachers are available to help students pursue a wide range of interests from science to finance to art. Enrichment areas also include digital mentoring, b’nai mitzvah prep, film studies, photography, and foreign languages. We connect students with experts on any topic, and our Learning Concierge ® service helps students and families to develop a special program.
What is the role of our leadership team?
Our leadership team works directly with families and schools to develop, manage, and monitor customized programs. They connect families and schools with expert resources within My Learning Springboard and beyond and collaborate with other professionals involved in supporting a student and/or family.
What should I expect when I initially contact My Learning Springboard?
We will setup a complimentary initial consultation with a member of our Leadership Team. We prefer to meet with families in person to learn more about your goals and areas of focus as well as compile an educational history. Students are welcome participants in this process. This initial consultation allows us to match students and families with appropriate experts and to inform a customized plan.
How will I choose the right tutor for my child?
Our leadership team facilitates the selection process. Parents can begin to identify potential tutors using the search tool (Tutor and Specialist Finder) on our website. We present families with options based on parent and student input about subject matter, grade level, learning style preferences, special needs, gender preferences, scheduling parameters, and tutoring location.
How does My Learning Springboard hire its tutors?
Tutors are sourced from universities, K-12 schools, and our network of educational professionals. We seek tutors with prior teaching experience and a track record of success. Our educators are highly qualified teachers and most hold advanced degrees and certifications. The application process includes in-person interviews with our leadership team and a thorough screening.
How will I know if my child is making progress?
We track progress in a variety of ways, including tutors’ anecdotal notes and informal assessments, classroom teacher feedback, student performance on schoolwork, assessments, and standardized tests, and parent and student feedback. As part of our holistic view of education and success, we are concerned with a child’s social and emotional development and, therefore, also carefully monitor a student’s motivation, confidence, and independence. Educational coordinators are deeply involved with each case and work with tutors and colleagues to monitor instruction and student progress. Parents maintain decision-making about shared communication with outside professionals and schools.
Where will the tutoring sessions take place?
Tutoring sessions generally take place in students’ homes. In some cases, particularly for adult learners, sessions take place at a public location, such as a cafe, library, or bookstore. A few of our tutors maintain office spaces or art studios. Practice standardized tests can be scheduled to take place in classrooms or office spaces.
How long is a session?
A typical tutoring session is an hour and includes debriefing with parents. Test prep sessions are typically 1.5-2 hours. Sessions can be extended or scheduled for longer blocks in which case the session is prorated to the quarter hour.
How often do tutors meet with students?
The frequency of sessions depends on a student’s individual needs and learning goals. We may work with students anywhere from once a week to daily.
What is the session rate?
Families purchase packages of instructional time. Session rates vary depending on the tutor and are priced competitively with other tutoring services and educational practitioners.
Is there a cancellation policy?
My Learning Springboard asks families to respect our 24-hour cancellation policy. Sessions cancelled less than 24-hours in advance will be billed in full.