Summer Tutoring and Workshops

Summer is almost here! Where has the time gone? Now is the time to start thinking about your plans to stay ahead of the learning curve throughout the summer. A Smart Summer begins with additional enrichment that you wouldn’t otherwise receive. We offer a lot of different workshops and services for students from 1st grade to 12th grade and even college. Please see below for some of our upcoming workshops. We will be holding a study skills/organization class and a college preparation class later this summer.

Here is an article about how you can prevent the “summer slide” with your kids written by PLZ Co-Owner, Jay Parrish.


Click a class below for more information:

⇒ What: Students will explore the world of middle school math through tiles, cubes, games, and puzzles. This workshop incorporates hands-on activities to help teach and review mathematical concepts. Students will explore math concepts through games like sudoko and a 24-math challenge.Taught by Jessica Hofer

⇒ Ages: Rising 4th-rising 8th grade students.

⇒ When: August 7th-11th, 1:30-3:30pm

⇒ Cost: $150.00

⇒ What: Students will learn to unleash their imaginations through writing activities like reader’s theater, buddy writing, poetry, and creating stories. They will learn to develop characters, settings, and plot to help bring their narrative to life. They will have a chance to be inspired by the word of well known authors as they read famous stories and poems.  Taught by Amanda Bletsh

⇒ Ages: This program is for rising 2nd-5th graders.

⇒ When: July 24th- July 28th, 9:30-11:30am

⇒ Cost: $150.00

⇒ What: Spanish is spoken by millions of people around the world. Each day students will “visit” a new Spanish-speaking country and dive into their culture through crafts, activities, videos, and stories. They will have an opportunity to learn words from the Spanish language and also learn more about countries and cultures where Spanish is spoken. Taught by Amanda Bletsh

⇒ Ages: Rising 1st-rising 3rd grade students. Limit of 12 students per group.

⇒ When: July 17th-July 21st, 9:30-11:30

⇒ Cost: $150.00

⇒ What:

In this ten-hour workshop, taught by Nina Parrish a licensed School Counselor and K-12 teacher, rising 8th grade through college students will learn how to:


  • Set manageable goals
  • Manage time and schedule out short and long-range projects and study time
  • Organize papers, personal space and binders for maximum productivity
  • Determine how they learn best
  • Learn strategies that work for them for studying and memorizing material for tests
  • Take notes from a textbook, Power Point, or class lecture

⇒ Ages: Rising 8th grade to college students. Maximum of 12 students.

⇒ When: August 21st- August 25th, 2:00-3:30pm

⇒ Cost: $115

⇒ What:

This workshop will prepare students to find the right college for them, apply, and write the perfect essay. The workshop will be taught by a licensed school counselor and high school English teacher. When students complete the five day workshop, they will have a better understanding of the college application process and the college application essay. This workshop is designed for rising high school juniors or seniors who are preparing to apply to college.

  • Explore interests including possible majors and career path
  • Compare colleges to see which schools would work best
  • Find out how to apply to college
  • Brainstorm and practice writing the college essay and receive feedback

⇒ Ages: High school Juniors and Seniors, maximum of 12 students.

⇒ When: August 14th-17th 1:30-3:30pm

⇒ Cost: $115.00

⇒ What: This three-hour workshop is designed to introduce rising freshman, sophomores, and juniors to the SAT. Students will come away with an understanding of the structure of the test, they types of questions that are asked, and the best way to begin to prepare for the test now. There will be a maximum of 9 students in each group. Taught by Andrea Shipp and Jim Slane.

⇒ Ages: High school 9th to 11th grade

⇒ When: 

Workshop 1: Tuesday 7/18 10:00am-1:00pm

Workshop 2: Tuesday 8/8 10:00am-1:00pm

⇒ Cost: $65.00

⇒ What: We will be offering a full SAT preparation program to prepare for the new August 26th SAT. This group is taught by a licensed English and math teacher who cover all of the content in the required sections of the SAT. Students have plenty of opportunities to learn strategies, complete timed practice, review, and get their questions answered.  The group is 19 instructional hours and 27 hours in total. It also includes two full-length practice tests and a textbook. There is a max of 8 students in each SAT group. The group is Monday and Wednesday nights at 6:30 starting 6/26. There are practice tests on 6/25 and 8/19 at 10:00 am. Click here to see all dates and register.

⇒ Ages: High school students. Maximum of 8 students per class.

⇒ When: Mondays and Wednesday at 6:30pm starting on 6/26/17

⇒ Cost: $730.00 for 26 total hours

Register Below:

Please use the form below to register your child for the workshop. Your seat will be reserved for the class once you complete the form and make your payment (located below this form) :


Please choose your workshop from the drop-down menu below and then click “Pay Now” below to make your payment:

Workshop Choice Drop Down Menu:

Please email [email protected] if you have questions or would like to pay using a different method such as cash or check.

 Contact us and get your smart summer started here!