Considering Older Tutors? Here’s What You Need to Know

Posted by AVID Center on 8/21/2019

Adult Totor The number of people over 50 with a desire to help young people achieve is growing fast. For the past year, AVID has worked closely with Encore.org to test an expanded tutoring model using older adults (over age 50) as tutors. The encore tutor pilot project, implemented in five school districts nationally, found that older tutors provide many benefits to both the students and teachers and can be integrated into AVID tutorials with minor adaptations to recruitment and training. Read more...