Thursday, June 17, 2010
Monday, June 07, 2010
Last weekend, I gave a brief presentation at the National Advisory Council meeting of the Johns Hopkins University School of Education. I posted some thoughts about it at the Tutor.com blog:
Thanks for reading,
George Cigale, firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, June 04, 2010
Guest blogging today on the USO's blog and also pasted below...
Hi! I’m George Cigale, CEO and founder of Tutor.com. I’m guest blogging today at the USO to let you know about Tutor.com for Military Families, a program provided by the Department of Defense that provides one-to-one live online tutoring and career help for military families at no charge.
We understand the issues that military families face—the stress of deployments, children transferring schools mid-year, and needing help getting up to speed with local curriculum—and we are proud to support military families with 24/7 immediate access to homework help and career help that can relieve some of the stress.
And, as a working dad of three school-age children, including one who is studying Algebra this year, I know how tough it is to juggle conflicting family schedules and making sure homework gets done! It’s so important for students to have access to help when they need it, so they can get their homework done and feel confident about their progress.
Tutor.com helps the whole military family in two important ways:
- Tutor.com offers K-12 and college academic help. Students connect to tutors for help with homework, projects, quizzes and essays in more than 20 subjects. Our college experts are great for military service members and spouses who are continuing their education, and because we are available 24/7, we fit into busy, hectic schedules.
- Tutor.com helps service members and spouses seeking jobs and entering career transition. We have career experts who assist with everything from crafting cover letters to help pulling together a resume. We are experts in translating your valuable volunteer and service experience into the perfect resume for a competitive civilian workforce.
Every time you connect to one of our tutors or career experts, you get one-to-one attention. We’re there for you when you need us, 24/7, conveniently accessible from your home computer, and, we’re open all summer.
Active duty Army, Air Force, Marine Corps and Navy service members and their spouses and children can access the program. Go to www.tutor.com/military for more information and to get a tutor.