University Tutors for Seattle Schools (UTSS)

Organization Details

NameUniversity Tutors for Seattle Schools (UTSS)

Organization Description

Mission statementUTSS seeks to increase the density of caring, highly-capable adults in public school classrooms to increase student achievement and support teacher effectiveness.
Service(s) descriptionUTSS Tutors respond to each school's specific needs. Whether working 1:1 with students, in small groups or in whole class settings, tutors support teacher effectiveness and student learning.
Program impactSince its inception in 2012, UTSS has placed over 350 tutors in 26 SPS sites across grade levels. UTSS joins SPS in its work to increase achievement for students who have historically not been served well. Our tutors collaborate with SPS staff to support the mission of preparing students for college, career, and life.

Community programs are organized into categories known as Community School Elements. All community programs associated with University Tutors for Seattle Schools (UTSS) are listed below and each program may be provided at 1 or more schools. You can use the 'Show Details' buttons to learn more about each program.

Academic Learning (1 program)

Programs that support and reinforce school-day academic instruction within any subject area - language arts, career and technical education, math, science/technology, visual and performing arts, physical education, health education, ethnic studies, social studies, and world languages - in alignment to the curriculum and academic goals for students and the district.