K-12 Connect Homework Help Tutoring

K-12 Connect Homework Help tutoring is available for any student in grades K-12. *Volunteer tutors provide free virtual 1:1 homework support in a wide variety of subjects throughout the academic year. Students have the option of receiving one-time tutoring support or recurring, weekly sessions. Students and tutors will communicate to determine the day(s) and time(s) they will meet. Students MUST bring homework or content to work on to every tutoring session.

*Tutors are not guaranteed and are available on a first come, first served basis.  

Connect With A Tutor

Step 1: Participation Form

Prior to tutoring, every student must have a new participation form on file. Select your preferred to form to complete.

GVSU K-12 Connect Participation Form (English)

GVSU K-12 Connect Participation Form (Spanish)

Step 2: Create a Student Tutoring Account

K-12 Connect partners with tutoring platform LearnToBe to connect students with GVSU volunteer tutors. Every student must create an account on the platform. Once created, tutors will reach out to schedule a session if they are available.


Step 3: Join and Learn!

  1. Wait for a tutor to contact you and schedule a session. 
  2. Join your session at the scheduled time through your Learn To Be dashboard.
  3. Get to you know your tutor and share items you need support in.
  4. Complete feedback at the end of the session. 

Become a Volunteer Tutor


Volunteer tutors are encouraged to commit at least 2 sessions per week throughout the semester to support K-12 learners with homework help and concept understanding.  


Background Check

Every individual working with a K-12 student is required to have a background check on file. Once you apply, watch your inbox for an email from GVSU HR with a link to complete the background check online. 

If you have any concerns with the form, please contact [email protected].


Once you apply and complete your background check, you will be invited to a virtual orientation to receive training on the K-12 Connect program and effective tutoring practices.

Joining the orientation can count toward volunteer hours.

Verify Your Service Hours

If you are interested in having your K-12 Connect service hours verified, please complete the verification request form below. 

Service Hour Verification Request

Once your hours are verified by a K-12 Connect specialist, you will receive an email with a signed certificate to use as proof of participation in the K-12 Connect program.

Page last modified June 22, 2022