Tutors and Tutoring

Math Matters Tutoring Program

Contact Diana Schmalzried (Tutor/ Coordinator)
Phone 812-355-7513
Email dschmalz [at] indiana [dot] edu
Address Monroe County Public Library
303 E. Kirkwood Ave
Bloomington, IN 47408
Description Math Matters is a free tutoring program held at MCPL.

Please Note: In the Fall of 2010, Math Matters will be restarting their services, and this info will be updated to include their new mission and description.


Bloomington Writing Project

Website http://bloomingtonwritingproject.blogspot.com
Contact Ira Allen (Director)
Email bloomingtonwritingproject [at] gmail [dot] com

Our goal is to offer a service that's not readily on-hand in the community as a whole: Free writing help. We'll work with people on all kinds of writing, from everyday life stuff (forms, application, etc.), to more special occasional writing, (letters to the editor or work on a memoir), to stuff for personal businesses (web content or a flyer).

Additional Contact Mark Cassello (Tutor)

Broadview Learning Center (BLC)

Website http://www.mccsc.edu/Domain/30
Contact Sherry D. Dick (Director)
Phone 330-7731
Address 705 W. Coolidge Dr.
Bloomington, IN 47403
Hours Office hours are Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.

The Monroe County Community School Corporation Adult Education program offers individualized instruction and guidance to teen and adult learners who seek to improve basic skills or learn new ones to create better opportunities for themselves and their families.

The Broadview Learning Center offers the following services:

  • FREE Adult Basic Education/GED Preparation Classes
  • FREE ESL (English as a Second Language) classes
  • FREE Teen Learning Center (TLC) Programs
  • Workforce Development
  • Evening Computer Classes
  • Volunteer Training and Opportunities

Upward Bound

Website http://www.ipfw.edu/upbound/
Phone 812-856-5203
Description The mission of Upward Bound is to prepare each participant for successful entrance into a college or university. This college preparatory program is designed to assist students with the development of their academic skills and to provide the guidance for success beyond high school.

Math Homework Help

Phone 349-3228
Address Monroe County Public Library, Program Room 2B
303 E. Kirkwood Ave.
Bloomington, IN 47408
Hours 7pm-9pm Mondays
Description FREE! Exclusively for MIDDLE SCHOOL and HIGH SCHOOL students. Drop-in anytime between 7 and 9pm for one-on-one math homework help. Get help with MATH and math-related SCIENCE assignments: Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Calculus, Physics, Chemistry, ISTEP, and SAT review. FREE! No registration necessary. Also available at Ellettsville Branch location Contact: Library Reference Desk, your school counselor, or Sarah Bowman

Volunteers in Tutoring Adult Learners (VITAL)

Website http://www.monroe.lib.in.us/vital
Phone 349-3173
Email vital [at] monroe [dot] lib [dot] in [dot] us
Address Monroe County Public Library
303 E. Kirkwood
Bloomington, IN 47408

VITAL offers the following services:

  • One-to-one tutoring - Trained tutors help individual learners set goals, gain essential literacy skills, and increase their confidence.
  • New Reader Support Group - An opportunity for new readers to gather and exchange their thoughts and ideas in a supportive and confidential group
  • Additional Tutor Training - In-services are offered in the area of computing, GED tutoring, Laubach Method, and English as a second language
  • Introduction to Tutoring for Volunteers
  • Brown Bag Lunches
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