25 Years

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Long-time tutor Jane Bohne in the classroom

Tutor Spotlight: Jane Bohne’s 22 Years at Seeds

Very few people can say they’ve been a part of the entire transformation of Seeds, from church basements to world-wide online. Jane Bohne is one of the few. She’s volunteered with us for 22 of our 25 years, amassing 2,130* hours of working with students. After college, Jane was a
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Seeds Celebrates Tutors for National Volunteer Week

April 18 – April 2022 “We won’t do it,” they said. “We refuse to choose just one.” But each Site Coordinator had to do just that when they selected a tutor to represent all of the wonderful volunteers at Seeds during Volunteer Appreciation Week. Make no mistake, every tutor is
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Tutor Profile Sharon Vejdovec

Tutor Profile: The Teacher Who Never Really Retired

Most people dream about retirement, especially those who worked 12-plus-hour-days regularly. But when you do what you love, you never work a day in your life. For those people, retirement isn’t just bittersweet, it’s downright daunting. For 42 years, Seeds tutor Sharon Vejdovec worked in elementary schools as a teacher
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Tutor Spotlight Rob Pyle

Tutor Profile: Michigan’s Math Free Agent

Michigan resident Rob Pyle works as an engineering supervisor at Ford, but in his spare time, he promotes a unique tutoring program in Ohio. He is a member of several GED support groups on Facebook and Reddit, walking students through tricky math problems and often interacting with adults who would
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Finding the FUN: Why Ed Tutors

~ From the Law to Leadership: Finding the fun in learning ~ UPDATE: October 22, 2021 – The Center for Community Solutions recognized Ed Round with a Most Treasured Volunteer Award. Ed was with us during the launch of our beginning reader program, the closure from the pandemic, and while
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Volunteer Appreciation Week

Each year, we celebrate National Volunteer Appreciation Week by highlighting just a few of our INCREDIBLE volunteers! (And, each year, staff members gripe about having to pick JUST ONE (each) to highlight). Here are their submissions: Many of our students are intimidated by math when they first join Seeds and
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Tutoring Provides Redemption for Cleveland Man

At Seeds, we often ask our tutors to imagine their way into the lives of our students. Michael Gingerich doesn’t have to. Gingerich started tutoring at Seeds’ West Side location in early 2016. He’d grown up in the Clark-Fulton neighborhood, so it was something of a homecoming for him. More
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