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K-12 Connect: Accelerate Student Success

Grand Valley State University’s K-12 Connect program provides academic support to K-12 learners through virtual, high-dosage tutoring services. We offer free, homework help tutoring to families as well as partner with schools to provide personalized, contracted services.

All tutoring through K-12 Connect is approved for ESSER spending and aligns with the Michigan Department of Education’s accelerated learning strategy. We utilize highly trained tutors and offer flexible scheduling to accommodate any student and school needs.  

See below for more information on current program offerings and get started today!


Homework Help

Free virtual homework help tutoring is available to K-12 families all year round. Tutors in this program are volunteer GVSU students, faculty/staff, and alumni. Each tutor must pass a GVSU background check prior to working with students.

*Volunteer tutor availability is not guaranteed.

K-12 Boost

Schools can contract with K-12 Connect to provide guaranteed GVSU virtual tutors for their students. Tutoring can take place in 1:1 or 2:1 virtual learning environments anytime during the day or night. This program is flexible to meet specific needs of each school, and curriculum is tailored to each school. Visit our K-12 Boost page for more information.

Fill out our partnership interest form to set up a meeting with us!

Targeted Reading Tutoring

Schools can contract with K-12 Connect’s Targeted Reading Tutoring (TRT) program to provide 1st–8th grade students with 1:1 structured reading instruction. Schools can also contract with K-12 Connect’s Targeted Literacy Challenge (TLC) program to provide 1st-8th grade Tier 1 and 2 students with 2:1 tutoring to further accelerate their literacy skills. Visit our Targeted Learning page for more information.

Fill out our partnership interest form to set up a meeting with us!

Looking to Tutor?

Visit our Become a Tutor page to get started as a volunteer or apply for a paid tutoring position!

“This has been a huge help for my fully online kids. I appreciate the tutors greatly and this program. I would love to see this continue even if it wasn't for online school but even when my kids go back full time into the school system. The 1:1 connection makes it a huge difference for their education and I am grateful!”

-K-12 Connect parent

Page last modified March 15, 2023