If you're having a hard time in school, tutoring can help--and it's fun. To qualify for the program, you must be receiving a S-/N or D/F in at least one academic subject, be in special education/resource classes or be strongly referred by a teacher (i.e., in danger of failing without extra help). If you are interested, fill out a student application and submit it today.
parents and teachers
If you have a student who is struggling to keep up in class, one-on-one tutoring may give them the extra support they need to succeed. To qualify for the program, students must be receiving a S-/N or D/F in at least one academic subject, be in special education/resource classes or be strongly referred by a teacher (i.e., the student is in danger of failing without extra help). If you would like to recommend your student for the program, please submit a student application today.
If you have a student who is 5th grade and above who would enjoy volunteering and helping a younger student succeed in school, please have them submit a volunteer tutor application today.
Qualifying students in grades K-12th are matched with volunteer tutor-mentors who range in age from 5th graders to adults. (See below for admittance requirements). Students and tutor-mentors meet one-on-one, twice weekly throughout the school year with the goal of helping students become independent learners.
Upon satisfactory completion of the program, students may continue to work independently in their session as Graduate Guests, and they often go on to become volunteer tutor-mentor themselves.
If you are between 5th-12th grade, or an adult of any age, and think you would enjoy helping a younger student succeed in school, you are probably a great fit for our program. Tutors typically have a wonderful experience and say they develop new leadership skills, patience, confidence and a love of teaching. We are always looking for new tutors so if you are interested in volunteering, please fill out a volunteer tutor application and submit it today.
Fun with Writing, Reading and Math....
The GECAC Summer Club is for students in grades K-8th who receive below-passing grades on their final report card for the year. They work in a group setting and have fun catching up on their skills over summer break (June and July). The Club holds various sessions Monday-Thursday, and those who complete the six-week program have priority placement in October for one-on-one tutoring, if needed (eligibility is based on the first progress report in September).
The 2011 Summer Club featured: General Review, Creative Writing Workshop, Reading Corner and Math Facts Boot Camp! To apply for 2012, submit your student application starting in April and your final report card by June 4th (see the link above for a printable application). For more details on how it works, please see FAQs.
The one-on-one tutoring program runs throughout the school year from September-May, and applications (see below) are accepted any time at the program office. Students and tutors attending any school in Tracy are eligible to apply. Upon admission to the program, students and tutors are placed at one of GECAC of Tracy's four current sites: Hawkins, Traina, Poet Christian or Jacobson Elementary School.
(If you are a school administrator interested in hosting a GECAC site at your school,
please contact the program office.)
For information on Summer Club, see the bottom of this page. Scroll down for links to our applications.