Perspectives Event Series

The Power of High-Dosage Tutoring

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 at 1PM Eastern, 12PM Central, 10AM Pacific
Guests: Susanna Loeb, T. Ryan Hughes

1:1 tutoring is probably the single most powerful strategy to support academic recovery. In this virtual event, we speak to researchers and practitioners who have embraced this strategy to close gaps and accelerate learning.

Tutoring dates back centuries and may be among the oldest pedagogies still in existence. Many educational researchers agree that 1:1 tutoring is probably the single most powerful strategy to support academic recovery. High-dose tutoring, a specific intervention strategy meant to provide more regular, intensive, and personal instruction to students, is gaining popularity as a proven method to accelerate student learning.

We hope you'll join us and our guests Susanna Loeb and T. Ryan Hughes for a discussion that focuses on:

  • ​  Factors to consider for beginning robust tutoring programs to improve student learning outcomes
  • ​  Overcoming challenges with implementation
  • ​  Making high-dose tutoring an integral part of the intervention toolkit

Live attendees will receive an Attendance Certificate that may be used toward CEUs.

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Susanna Loeb
Director of the Annenberg Institute and Professor of Education at Brown University

Dr. Loeb’s research focuses broadly on education policy and its role in improving educational opportunities for students. Before moving to Brown, Susanna was the Barnett Family Professor of Education at Stanford University. She was the founding director of the Center for Education Policy (CEPA) at Stanford and co-director of Policy Analysis for California Education (PACE). One of Dr. Loeb’s recent publications is Early Lessons from Implementing High-Impact Tutoring at Scale.

T. Ryan Hughes
Executive Director of Tennessee Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs

Ryan Hughes leads the Boys & Girls Clubs of TN, a group of 20 independent Club organizations with a mission “to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens”. Mr. Hughes has been honored at the National Alliance Professional of the Year by the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. Among the many things the TN Alliance Boys and & Girls Clubs do, they partner with the Tennessee Tutoring Corps to train tutors and provide tutoring with measurable outcomes for students across the state. 

Dr. Mark D. Benigni
Meriden Public Schools

Mark is the superintendent of Meriden Public Schools in Connecticut.

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