Building Connections: The Chess Saga

Marissa CorleoneNews & EventsLeave a Comment

Ever since our summer chess program, Connect with Chess, people have been asking us for more! And why wouldn’t they? Playing chess has all kinds of benefits for your child’s development. That is why were are excited to share with everyone the new opportunities at our center for getting your child (or yourself!) on the right track to becoming the … Read More

Former Connection Instructor’s Community Impact

Dan RobertsNews & EventsLeave a Comment

Ryan Carroll, our former Lead Instructor at The Connection Tutoring Center, was recently featured in a Commercial Appeal article highlighting his work to help inmates earn their GED.  Before accepting a full-time position with HopeWorks in May, Ryan balanced his tutoring responsibilities with teaching correctional education classes at 201 Poplar and the Penal Farm.  Ryan is an exceptional educator who brings … Read More

READ20 Book Patrol: Donate Now!

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What is the strongest indicator of a child’s academic success? The student’s ability to read. Throughout the month of October, The Connection Tutoring Center is partnering with the Junior League of Memphis to collect books for the READ20 Book Patrol.  Started by First Lady Haslan, the READ20 Book Patrol works through local law enforcement to provide elementary students in Memphis – and across … Read More