As part of strategic efforts to mitigate learning disruption, high dosage tutoring and are an important strategy to accelerate learning at a student’s grade level or above; to support students who are performing below grade level; or to provide additional support beyond classroom instruction to support student success.
New Partnerships with FEV Tutor and Tutor Me Education
Beginning on January 25, 2022, all students will have access to free tutoring and 24/7 Homework Help to support success in their current courses/grade level, through two new approved tutoring providers, FEV Tutor and Tutor Me Education. As part of comprehensive strategies to mitigate learning disruption associated with the pandemic, all students will have access to these virtual tutoring services through their MCPS Google Account, using Clever. Some students will also be referred directly by their local school.
Forms of Tutoring Support
High Dosage Tutoring, MCPS Staff
High Dosage Tutoring, External Provider
Homework HelpA/cademic Support (External Provider)
provided by MCPS staff
students chosen by school using multiple data points
High dosage of support using MCPS curriculum OR Tier III evidence-based interventions
provided by vendor staff
High dosage of support using MCPS curriculum
Available to all students, all grade levels, all courses
Student or parent can request tutoring 24/7
In addition to using MCPS staff to provide high dosage tutoring and interventions, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) has contracted with two external tutoring companies to provide tutoring services to students. This will ensure a robust tutoring program in all schools so that every student in need of support is able to receive it. Schools will continue to identify students in need of high dosage tutoring aligned with MCPS curricula and refer students to these external vendors.
For questions about either tutoring partner, please contact FEV Tutor at MCPS@fevtutor.com and Tutor Me Education at firstname.lastname@example.org
Tutor Me Education
History of success providing high impact tutoring
Live tutor working with students
Instruction aligned with MCPS curriculum
Success in building relationships and supporting social-emotional wellbeing
Success in working with diverse populations using equitable strategies, culturally responsive instruction, and establishing rapport with the student and family
For school-referred high dosage tutoring students:
Learning plan is developed
Goals are set
Progress monitoring and reporting
Same tutor for each session
Vendor works with families to design a schedule
High-tech, highly interactive web-based tools used
Built- in technology that applies a positive reinforcement system
No video, two way instant messaging, student audio option, text to voice option to hear tutor
Two-way video and audio, chat tool available
Students in grades 3-12 and students not wanting a video component
students in grades K-2 and students wanting a video component
Study of world languages
For on-demand/homework help requested by student/family
Available to all students
Available for any subject
High Dosage Tutoring
Schools will contact families letting them know to expect a call from External Partner Family Outreach team.
Schools will roster students directly with External Partner
External Partner will contact families to set up a schedule of tutoring
Students access the Tutor platform through a link in Clever
No scheduling needed.
All tutoring services are free to MCPS students
Who is eligible?
Any K-12 student enrolled in an MCPS school.
Who is providing tutoring services?
We have two companies to support our students.
Learn more here: https://www.fevtutor.com/
Best suited for students 3-12 who prefer a highly technical interactive experience without video
Tutor Me Education
Learn more here: https://tutormeeducation.com/
Best suited for students K-12 who prefer traditional video conference style tutoring
What is being offered with each tutoring service?
On-demand homework help
On-going tutoring scheduled with a tutor
Are the tutors MCPS employees?
They are not. Each company hires highly qualified tutors who will use MCPS curriculum resources to support students
How do I request a tutor?
Each company has access available through Clever using the student MCPS login credentials
Here are directions for how to get set up.
What can I get help with?
Reading, Writing, Mathematics, Social Studies, Science, English, Foreign Languages, test preparation, help with an assignment, anything a student needs help with!