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Academic Boost Tutoring

Academic support to reinforce reading, writing and math

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What is Academic Boost Tutoring?

This program is tailored for students in grades K – 8. Our specialists communicate with your child’s teacher to support and practice skills to reinforce their learning in school. Our support builds essential skills that lead to fluent reading, writing, comprehension, and mathematics.

Academic Boost Tutoring offers assistance with grade-level skills to give your child the extra support they need to stay on track. We can also assist your child with homework during the sessions. 


A Path to Academic Success


Connecting With Educators

We get insight from your child’s current teacher to understand where they need support most.

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Focus on Building Sub-Skills

Academic Boost Tutoring targets specific sub-skills your child needs to become fluent in literacy and math.

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Homework Help

Our Academic Specialist assists your child with their homework, directly applying the skills they learn with us to their school work.


Get the Boost You Need

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Connect With
Our Team

Let’s discuss your child’s strengths and needs to determine if Academic Boost Tutoring is the right fit.

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We Build Their Program

After consulting with your child’s educator(s), we build an individualized program to target the skills your child needs help building.

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Practice Skills One-On-One

Your child will work with a tutor 1 to 3 times weekly to build skills leading to fluent reading and mathematics.

Meet Our Academic Support Specialist

Serena Ince Cuyar

Academic Support Specialist

Hello everyone! I’m Serena, and I’m thrilled to be a part of this community. Originally from New York, I spent the first 27 years there, earning degrees in Early Childhood & Elementary Education and Psychology from Hofstra University.

While my educational background initially led me to traditional teaching, I soon realized my true calling extended beyond the classroom. Relocating to California in 2010, I explored various roles, including a marketing and sales director stint for a San Francisco chocolate company. However, the one-on-one impact of supporting children’s growth and development drew me back to my roots as a Special Education teacher and Academic Support Specialist.

Frequently Asked Questions

Answering Parent’s Top Questions About Academic Boost Tutoring

An assessment of some sort helps determine which support is the right fit for your child. If you’ve already had an evaluation done elsewhere, let’s discuss whether it provides the information needed to help your child succeed.

The exact skills depend on what your child needs but may include foundational reading, writing, comprehension, and math skills.

Your academic specialist will connect with your child’s educator to get more information on their academic performance. From there, a customized plan will be developed for your child.

No, this service is not covered by insurance carriers. We do, however have packages of tutoring sessions available at a reduced rate.

Please see our Billing & Insurance page for additional information.

Still Have Questions?

Get in touch with our team.

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Sometimes All Your Child Needs is a Little Boost

Sometimes All Your Child Needs Is A Little Boost

Get in Touch

Let us know how we can help. You’re welcome to fill out a form or give us a call or text at 669-282-2510

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