Children’s Home Society offers free summer tutoring

VERO BEACH — Children’s Home Society of Florida, Treasure Coast Division, has opened enrollment for Indian River County youth, ages 11-17, to enroll in the Summer Enrichment Program. The program, which focuses on bringing student’s math and reading abilities up to grade level, offers low teacher-to-student ratio (4:1).

Two of the reading teachers have been trained through the Learning Alliance in the Sonday System, which takes into account the basic neuro-psychological processes involved in reading and reading development.  A foundational knowledge of language structures and how they are processed in the brain allows teachers to analyze, evaluate, and deliver instruction to meet the individual needs of all types of readers.

Additionally, specialized math teachers will focus on math fundamentals and teaching students effective learning skills that can be applied to any learning experience.

Sessions will be held Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from June 20 through July 27, morning and afternoon sessions are available for the six-week period from 9-11 a.m. or 12-2 p.m. Lunch is provided for all students from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. During the lunch hour 18 unique guest speakers, which represent a broad variety of fields, will share how they have applied life-long learning experiences into their career paths.

Registration begins immediately.

Interested parents or guardians may call 772-344-4020 ext. 231, or email sharon.lear@chsfl.org for more information. Tutoring sessions and lunch are provided at no cost to students enrolled in the program.

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