NYMetroParents guides you to tutors, classes, and programs in Fairfield County, CT. Find everything you need, like tutors, academic centers, math tutors, writing and English tutors, foreign language study, homework help programs, and after-school enrichment programs to help your child excel in all school subjects. Preschool, elementary school, middle school, and high school students will benefit from our listings for the best tutors, classes and programs from Fairfield County, CT.
A WAY TO LEARN
175 Post Rd West, Westport
New location: 666 Glenbrook Rd, Stamford
A Way to Learn is pleased to announce the opening of their second location in Stamford September 7th. The office will service students of all ages and abilities in the form of intensive tutoring, social skills sessions, and test-preparation. A Way to Learn specializes in reaching students with learning disabilities such as dyslexia, processing disorders, executive function disorders, autism spectrum disorders, ADHD, and emotional and behavioral challenges. All teachers are certified and highly trained as they deliver fun, engaging, multi-sensory lessons that support their public, private or home school programs.
ALL THINGS KIDS OF FAIRFIELD COUNTY
All Things Kids of Fairfield County is the first directory of its kind for parents in the area. Find out everything you need to know to help educate, entertain, and enrich your child's life! From where to send your children to school, to ideas for a birthday party, and even where to get a haircut—it's all here, easy to find, and organized by category and colored sections. With this indispensable guide on hand, you will be on the go and in-the-know quickly and easily.
ALLIANCE FRANCAISE OF GREENWICH
299 Greenwich Ave., 2nd Fl., Greenwich
As part of the Alliance Française’s world-renowned international network, the Alliance Française of Greenwich has been offering the highest quality French instruction for over 30 years. We focus on developing communication skills through total immersion in French by use of audio-visual methods. AFG offers adults and children classes, playtime groups, summer immersion camp, and a weekend bilingual program, “Ecole du samedi.”
BRAIN BALANCE ACHIEVEMENT CENTER OF NORWALK
15 Cross St., Norwalk
At Brain Balance Achievement Centers, we don’t just work with a child’s strengths or provide strategies to compensate for a weakness, We integrate cognitive, sensory-motor, and nutritional training into a unique, drug-free, whole-child approach that goes beyond the symptoms to address root causes. Every child deserves the opportunity to reach their fullest social and academic potential. Stop in or call to learn more about the Brain Balance Program® and how we can help your child succeed. Please call 203-847-3000 to schedule and assessment and ensure your child’s success.
CARE TO CONNECT, LLC
45 Sherman St., Fairfield
203-993-4094 or 203-400-7553
Care to Connect is a multidisciplinary team of professionals committed to working together with families to support them during challenging times, helping to guide our children as they navigate through life to become connected, successful adults, capable of progressing on their life’s journeys. Care to Connect offers after-school workshops designed to support middle and high school students through their academic, social, and family struggles. Workshops focus on social skills, coping skills, academic strategies, executive functioning issues such as focus, attention span, goal setting, and perseverance, and college planning. Check website for more information.
CHILDREN'S EDUCATION ZONE
32 Field Point Road, Greenwich
168 A Irving Ave., Suite 200B, Port Chester, NY
CHINESE SCHOOL OF CONNECTICUT
At Tumble Bugs, 11 Allen Road, Norwalk
At Clap for Children, 215 East Rocks Road, Norwalk
ENCHANTED GARDEN SCHOOL OF THE ARTS & CONSERVATORY OF THE ARTS
165 Danbury Road, Ridgefield
FRENCH IMMERSION SUMMER CAMP
299 Greenwich Avenue, Greenwich
Alliance Francaise of Greenwich
Catherine Crochon, Director of Education
299 Greenwich Ave, Greenwich, CT
Catherine Crochon, Master in Linguistics, oversees the educational programs of the Alliance Francaise of Greenwich (AFG). As part of the Alliance Française’s world-renowned international network, AFG has been offering the highest-quality French instruction for over 30 years: adult classes, workshops, toddler playtimes, afterschool programs as well as the French Immersion Summer Camp: “Our curriculum offers a unique learning environment through cultural and linguistic immersion. Weekly sessions are designed to provide maximum exposure to the French language. Children will participate in playful, age appropriate activities.”
1380 East Putnam Ave, Old Greenwich
THE GERMAN SCHOOL OF CONNECTICUT
Rippowam Middle School, 381 High Ridge Road, Stamford
First Baptist Church
90 N. Main St., W. Hartford, CT
The German School of Connecticut is a friendly center for German language and culture, with a high-quality educational program for children of all ages and adults. Students at all levels, from beginner through native speaker, are matched with dedicated, professional teachers to learn, improve and maintain German language skills. We foster a strong academic growth and a wider worldview for all students in a fun, stimulating atmosphere. GSC meets on Saturday mornings during the school year.
GREENWICH FAMILY YMCA
50 East Putnam Ave, Greenwich
Coming September 2009 to the Greenwich Family YMCA… Host your child’s next birthday party in our newly renovated facility! Call for more information.
HAMAGUCHI APPS FOR SPEECH, LANGUAGE & AUDITORY DEVELOPMENT
HAPPY PANDA MANDARIN SCHOOL
5 River Road, Wilton
The Happy Panda Mandarin School was established to share China’s national language, history, and culture. We strive to foster an engaging, creative environment in which students develop a true connection to China. Our objective is to enlighten, excite, and educate children and adults through our contemporary, hands-on approach to teaching Mandarin. Ages 5 and up can enroll year 'round for our programs. We focus on Mandarin fundamentals and Chinese culture. Monthly activities include cooking, painting with Asian brushes, history lessons, and crafts.
HUNTINGTON LEARNING CENTER
877 Post Road E., Westport
Huntington Learning Center provides instruction in reading, writing, spelling, phonics, mathematics and study skills as well as SAT and ACT preparation to students from kindergarten through 12th grade. Huntington prides itself on its unparalleled programs that help parents, caregivers and educators identify the gaps in skills and knowledge that can limit learning potential. Huntington’s personalized programs of instruction enable children to excel. To learn more or to locate a center near you, call 1-800 CAN LEARN.
JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER
1035 Newfield Ave, Stamford
O-la-mi at the Stamford JCC. Brand new! Summer fun for ages 20 months through grade 10. June 29-August 21. Additional specialties available. Call or visit our website.
KUMON OF FAIRFIELD - SOUTH
1139 Post Road, Fairfield
At the Kumon Center of Fairfield-South, children as young as age 3-1/2 are learning how to hold a pencil, read, and write with ease. Kumon believes that all children have the ability to reach and perform at their highest potential, and can succeed both in and out of the classroom. Whatever your children’s current level, Kumon will design individualized math and reading programs that allow them to advance at their own pace. With the emphasis on individualized learning, your children will become independent, self-reliant, and motivated to learn on their own.
LANGUAGE AND WRITING SPECIALIST
ATESSA HELM, YALE '91, LINGUISTICS AND CHILD LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT
I have 10 years of experience working in one-on-one sessions with children who struggle with writing, reading comprehension, and the logical organization of their thoughts and ideas. I help kids build skills and teach step-by-step techniques for how to get through assignments. I customize my exercises to kids’ interests to keep them engaged, and identify and work with their strengths so that they never lose their self-confidence!
43 Tokeneke Road, Darien
2 East Ave., Larchmont
Also at your school.
LinguaKids® offers French, Chinese, Italian and Spanish classes for children starting at 6 months of age. LinguaKids’ teachers are all friendly, energetic, native speakers who completely immerse the children in language and culture. Children are engaged in a multi-sensory approach, combining songs, movement, arts & crafts, games, storytelling, and role playing, to make learning fun and enjoyable. Fall classes are starting on September 10th for 17 weeks. Summer Camp classes are available in the Larchmont and Darien studios starting the last week of June.
MATHNASIUM OF FAIRFIELD
1700 Post Road, Fairfield
Mathnasium is a unique learning center specializing in a math-only curriculum that is tailored specifically to each student, and employs a variety of learning modalities to help develop “Number Sense.” A student with Number Sense gains a deep understanding of math, and will be able to solve problems quickly and accurately without having to go through tedious drills and memorization. Kids don’t hate math; they hate being frustrated and confused by math.
THE MCCARTON SCHOOL
The McCarton School provides an educational program for autistic children by using an integrated one-to-one model of therapy that is grounded in Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) combined with speech and language therapy, motor skills training, and peer interaction. The McCarton School’s 1:1 student-teacher ratio allows for individualized educational programs that reinforce each student’s ability to realize his or her fullest developmental potential. The curriculum is data driven to create a program that uses the best accepted techniques and the staff reviews it daily, making alterations as needed.
NEW CANAAN NATURE CENTER
144 Oenoke Ridge Road, New Canaan
New Canaan Nature Center Summer Camp (ages 3-7) & Adventure Camp (ages 8-14)
New Canaan Nature Center Early Childhood programs allow children ages 2-5 to use hands-on, nature-based activities to foster social, physical, and academic skills. In our 40-acre outdoor classroom, children explore trails, ponds, meadows, and wetland,s and meet animals from our teaching collection. Our Beginner's Nature Program preschool is licensed and accredited by NAEYC and has been in operation for over 40 years. Nurturing Nature, a parent/child program for 2s and 3s, introduces the delights of nature through art, songs, visits with live animals and seasonal trail walks.
THE PRINCETON REVIEW
1246 Post Road E., Westport
The Princeton Review is one of the nation’s leaders in standardized test prep. We help students all over the country prepare for the SAT, PSAT, ACT, SAT subject tests as well as the SSAT and ISEE. Founded in 1981 and headquartered in Framingham, Massachusetts, the company offers private tutoring, classroom courses and online test preparation to help students improve their scores in pre –college, college and graduate school admissions tests.
THE SELMA MAISEL NURSERY SCHOOL OF TEMPLE SHOLOM
300 E. Putnam Ave., Greenwich
With a hands-on, creative curriculum that fosters learning through play, the Selma Maisel Nursery School of Temple Sholom provides rich life experiences in which children learn and grow through storytelling, art, music and movement, sensory tables, academic enrichment, and our science and ecology Discovery Room. As children progress from 2 to 3 to 4 years old, classrooms increase in size and number of students, providing a comfortable adjustment into kindergarten. Our Social Hall and playground provide spaces for releasing exuberant energy, and our chapel and library for quiet “reading” and thoughts.
SYLVAN LEARNING CENTER OF DARIEN
14 Brook St., Darien
THE TUTORING CENTER
5 River Road, Wilton
The Tutoring Center is the only after-school learning center that physically increases concentration, attention span, and focus. We use a unique method, along with an intensive one-to-one instruction to increase your child’s concentration and academic skills. We offer programs for grades pre-k to 12 in reading, writing, math, algebra, geometry, study skills, homework, CMT/PSAT/SAT/ACT test preparations, French, Spanish, and more. Our individualized programs start with a diagnostic assessment and test consultation. We guarantee results, and there are absolutely no contracts. Call, e-mail or visit us for additional information.
TUTORING CLUB - STAMFORD
69 High Ridge Rd., Stamford
205 Sunset Ave, Fairfield
Since 1999, Tutoring Match has been “match-making” one-on-one in-home tutorials in Fairfield, New Haven and Westchester counties. With a network of 300+ professionals, TM personalizes academic assistance in all subjects for all ages. With a state-of-the-art website, TM now offers instant, online tutoring with whiteboard technology and customer support 24/7.
WOODCOCK NATURE CENTER
56 Deer Run Road, Wilton
Our hugely popular 10-week summer camp educates 45+ campers each week with a focus on outdoor activities and developing a love and respect for nature. Junior Naturalist Summer Day Camp is for children in pre-k-1st grade, and the Adventure Camp is for children in 2nd grade-7th grade. Our Junior Naturalist Day Camp is a more traditional camp, with counselor-led activities, hikes, stories and crafts. Adventure camp is intended to have the children work with the counselor to plan the day’s activities. Activities include canoeing, bouldering, shelter building, animal care and more