Fall & Spring After-school, Intensive Tutoring

Fall and spring tutoring sessions occur on-site at CLaRI. For 12 weeks, children come to CLaRI two times a week (Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays) for intensive, one-on-one tutoring. Each tutoring session is 75 minutes in length, for a total of 150 minutes of tutoring each week. Tutoring is always held from 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. Children receive instruction from the same clinician or clinical team during their 12-week session. Each child also has his or her own personalized tutoring space, where only he or she receives tutoring. After tutoring, parents receive an extensive report detailing their child’s instruction, academic progress, and suggestions for further instruction. CLaRI is a small reading center dedicated to helping children struggling with reading and writing. As such, we have limited enrollment for fall and spring after-school, intensive tutoring.

After-school instructional services are provided by University at Buffalo graduate students seeking their Master’s as Literacy Specialists. All clinicians are certified teachers and have finished most or all of their core literacy course work. Literacy education faculty members with a Ph.D. in Reading Education instruct and closely supervise clinicians as they provide diagnostic and instructional services.


Instructional Fee: $ 30 per 75-minute session. There are 23 tutoring sessions each fall semester (early September to early December) and spring semester (early February to early May) for a total of $690 per semester. CLaRI offers monthly payment plans or families can pay the full tuition amount the first day of tutoring. Families receiving financial assistance will be contacted with their specific financial responsibility. We accept cash, check, money order (payable to the University at Buffalo), and credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, & American Express). We will not prorate or refund tuition for vacations or time missed. We will only refund tuition for days that CLaRI is expectantly closed or a teacher is not available. It is not possible to reschedule or make up tutoring days as CLaRI clinicians participate in tutoring as part of a university course with set days and times.

CLaRI offers financial assistance for fall & spring, after-school, intensive tutoring only. Please contact CLaRI for more information.

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