Relay Tutor Corps

A unique tutoring program for college students
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Help local PK-12 students learn and grow
Receive a scholarship for your participation
Learn effective teaching techniques
Work with small groups of PK-12 students
Ya-nique Gordon
The best part of the program was getting to know my students and watching them grow and improve throughout the semester.
— Ya’nique Gordon, Relay Tutor Corps ‘16


Relay Tutor Corps is a semester-long program that enables you to gain valuable experience working as a tutor and mentor in your community, while connecting with peers from local colleges and universities. You’ll tutor a small group of local elementary or middle school students during the spring semester, helping them build confidence and achieve key academic goals.


Tutoring is much more than just homework help. It’s an art and a science that requires you to build trust with your students and develop strong communication and facilitation skills. You’ll work with dedicated, experienced teachers to learn effective teaching strategies that will foster growth in your students. Over the course of the semester, you’ll receive ongoing coaching and development that will enable you to be successful as a tutor and as a future leader and professional.

Financial Information

Students will receive a scholarship payment for their participation in the program.



Program Locations

Relay Tutor Corps is not currently being offered in the 2019-2020 school year. This program was previously offered at Relay’s Houston and New Orleans campuses. Please check back at a later date for more information or email if you have any questions.

Tutoring previously took place at the following local PK-12 schools:


  • KIPP Spirit College Prep
  • KIPP PEACE Elementary School
  • Paige Elementary School – Houston ISD

New Orleans:

  • KIPP Leadership Academy
  • Lawrence D. Crocker College Prep

Houston Participating Colleges and Universities

  • University of Houston
  • Rice University
  • Texas Southern University
  • University of St. Thomas
  • University of Houston - Downtown
  • Houston Baptist University

New Orleans Participating Colleges and Universities

  • Tulane University
  • Xavier University of Louisiana
  • Dillard University
  • University of New Orleans
  • Loyola University New Orleans
  • Delgado Community College

“I was tutoring a student in math and she told me that she could not do better than a 78.  After working together, she received a score of well over 80. She was so happy and even wanted to continue trying to reach a higher score.”

— Victoria Nguyen, Relay Tutor Corps ‘16

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