From Acorn to Seedling: Developing the Great Oaks Fellowship Program
High-dosage tutoring has garnered significant attention as one of many solutions to accelerate learning following the COVID-19 pandemic. For more than 10 years, the Great Oaks Foundation (GO Foundation) has delivered its whole-school model of high-dosage tutoring with the Great Oaks Fellowship Program (GO Fellowship Program).
In "From Acorn to Seedling: Developing the Great Oaks Fellowship Program," CPRL depicts the GO Foundation’s strategic efforts to implement a more standardized GO Fellowship Program to strengthen its impact on its tutors, students, and school communities. Although most program improvements began two months before COVID-19 was declared a pandemic in the United States, there are early and optimistic developments and areas for continued improvement. Read the report to learn more about the program's design, implementation, and continuous improvement.