Archive for June, 2013

Staff reflections: Cary Zakon

In this series, “Staff Reflections,” we introduce the members of the Innovations for Learning team, who will tell us what brought them to our organization and why they’re excited to do this work.  Today: Cary Zakon, Director of TutorMate Operations. As I enter into my second decade with Innovations for Learning, I am as excited and motivated […]…

Hallmark, move over: A tutor says goodbye by greeting card

Some of the people who volunteered as tutors this year became pretty attached to the children they helped learn to read. Take Lisa Mach. An engineer for the Port of Seattle, she tutored a first-grader named John at Seattle’s Martin Luther King Elementary School, speaking to him every week by phone from her desk at […]…