Department of Defense Provides Unlimited Tutoring and Career Help at No Charge for
All U.S. Military Families
NEW YORK, January 26, 2010 – Military service members and their dependents
around the world can work with a certified, professional tutor online 24/7 to get
help with homework, studying, test prep, resume writing, and more, the minute they
need it, thanks to a Department of Defense (DoD) funded contract with Tutor.com.
Students of any age, from kindergartners to high school seniors, as well as adult
learners, may use the service to connect to an expert tutor for one-to-one help
in math, science, social studies and English, as well as assistance with resume
writing and interview preparation.
Thousands of Marine Corps and Army family members have used the service to get online
live, one-to-one help over the past year and a half. "This is great help for me
and my brother because our dad is away and cannot help us with our homework. This
helps ALOT! Thank you!!," wrote a Fort Hood Army student in a comment left after
his tutoring session.
The Department of Defense is now providing the program worldwide to all students,
regardless of where they attend school. This program is provided by the Department
of Defense as a Benefit to all United States active duty military service members,
U.S. military reservists, U.S. National Guard personnel on active duty in a deployed
status, DoD civilians in a deployed status, and their dependents.
"Providing 24/7 academic and career support for military families during a time
when so many parents have a deployed spouse has been an important and well-received
benefit for Marine Corps and Army families," said Tommy T. Thomas, Deputy Under
Secretary of Defense, Military Community and Family Policy. "We are pleased to expand
this program to all U.S. military families and provide peace of mind that their
children are never alone when it comes to learning – there is always a certified,
professional tutor available to help."
The Tutor.com network of over 1,800 professional tutors and career specialists have
delivered more than 5 million one-to-one tutoring and career sessions, since 2001.
Each tutor is certified through Tutor.com and has completed a third-party background
check. All sessions are recorded and reviewed for quality control. Online homework
help and career assistance is available at all military installation libraries and
from any computer with internet access 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by visiting
www.tutor.com/military. Authorized users
must follow instructions on the website for password and login information.
"Tutor.com is proud to support the men and women who are serving our country and
their families, especially when many parents are deployed and spending time away
from their children," said George Cigale, founder and CEO of Tutor.com. "Whether
it’s an eighth grader struggling with Algebra or a parent who is going through a
career transition, now there’s help for everyone. We hope this program relieves
at least one stress from military family life."
For more information about the Tutor.com service contact your installation library
or email Tutor.com at email@example.com.
You may also check out the website at www.tutor.com/military.
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