Academic Classes and Tutoring at Local Colleges
California State University Long Beach.
The Community Clinic for Counseling and Educational Services offers children (ages 6-17) intensive academic interventions for reading/writing and math, youth counseling, psychoeducational assessments, and developmental assessments (ages 3-6). 1250 Bellflower Blvd., Long Beach. (562) 985-1609, Ext. 5. https://tinyurl.com/CSULBcommunityclinic
Cerritos College, Community Education
Year-round SAT Prep classes on weekends (three Saturdays), as well as summer, two-week (Monday – Friday) SAT Prep classes. In the summer, classes are offered for kids (grades 1-12) in all math levels (Math Basics to Trigonometry), as well as over 20 reading and writing courses. Summer courses run Monday – Friday for two weeks, two hours each class. Additional classes are available in arts, music, cooking, Spanish, sign language, STEM and sports. Call (562) 467-5050 or visit their website for a schedule.
Literacy Tutoring Program at the Kathleen Muth Reading Center teaches reading and writing to culturally and linguistically diverse elementary students. The program also offers a Home Library Program where young readers are given books in their current and next reading levels for their homes. (714) 997-6781, (714) 997-6613.
• Lakewood Recreation and Community Services
Free, after-school tutoring programs are available at some parks throughout the school year. Academic classes taught by Readwrite Educational Solutions include: Math Development and Reading Development (4½-12), $79; Readwrite en Español (4-7), $79; Parent and Me Pre-K Readiness (2 yrs, 4 mos – 3 yrs, 11 mos), $149; and Readwrite Kinder Prep (4-5½), $215. (562) 866-9771, Ext. 2408. www.lakewoodcity.org/recreation
• Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine
Parents and Me Pre-K Readiness, Readwrite Kinder Prep, Reading, Math and More Preschool, ReadWrite en Español (4-6), Reading Development, Math Development, Spanish Language Immersion (10 mos – 6 yrs), Baby and Toddler Sign Language (2 mos – 4 yrs), Computer Coding (6-9), and a variety of STEM classes. (562) 570-3100. www.longbeach.gov
North Orange Continuing Education (NOCE) Anaheim, Cypress and Fullerton
A variety of classes (2-17) are offered in the cities of Anaheim, Cypress and Fullerton. Reading classes focus on phonics, basic reading skills, reading comprehension, spelling, and writing enrichment. Math courses align with Common Core, as well as pre-algebra, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, PSAT/NMSQT math test prep, and SAT/ACT math test prep. Personal enrichment classes are also offered, such as public speaking, memory power, computer keyboarding, and techniques to improve studying, test taking, and organization skills. Cost range, $50-120. To learn more about course offerings and to register for classes, visit www.noce.edu/kids or call, (714) 808-4909.
Santa Ana College
Early Reader (6-7), Reading and Comprehension (8-12), English Composition (9-12), Vocabulary and Spelling (9-12), Study Skills (12-17), Basic Math (8-2), Spanish For Fun (6-14), Online Driver’s Ed (15+), and more. (714) 564-6594. www.sac.edu/cms