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We’ve been helping all sorts of people achieve all sorts of things, for over forty years. We know perfectly well that not everyone has the same needs when it comes to academic or continuing education. Whether you’re looking to improve in your studies or job skills, or want to pursue your personal interests, we offer personalized support and programs to help you succeed. Sure, learning can be challenging, but it can also be fun and rewarding. Let us help you find the best fit for you.

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By popular demand we’re offering our QuickBooks workshop again this fall, in three separate skill-levels. Led by an accounting industry pro, you’ll learn ways to master this popular bookkeeping software. Spaces are limited. Pre-Registration REQUIRED. Click to get all the details and […]


Bridge to College Enrollment Open

Have you wanted to go to college but you’re not sure you’re ready? Our Bridge to College Program will help you make sure you are! And it’s FREE. Through Bridge to College and Careers, you can begin your pathway to […]


SAT Prep Class for OCT 3rd Exam

SAT/PREP Verbal and Math  Our popular Sunday college test prep classes have been scheduled for students taking the OCTOBER SAT. This is a great way to sharpen your testing skills in both verbal and math for a more competitive edge […]

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High School Completion Program Student, and Valedictorian?

Tutorial Center’s High School Completion Student Vies to Add Valedictorian to Her Accomplishments With just a few weeks left in her senior year, our High School Completion student Lexie Federhen is hoping to add one more laurel to her high […]


Food Revolution Day!

Adult Education and High School Completion students led the charge with Tutorial Center staff today as part of Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution Day. The goal of the movement is to bring cooking back into the regular school curriculum at all […]

Food Revolution Day

We’re Joining the Revolution!

Actually we’ve been a leader in this movement! But on May 15th we’re amping up our rally cry in support of Chef Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution Day – a global push to make food education a part of everyday school curriculum world-wide. Over 750,000 […]

The YAP Food Network, the largest, successful food network in southwest vermont

Happy National Agriculture Day!

It’s National Agriculture Day! Not everyone knows how deeply The Tutorial Center is rooted in local agriculture! Did you know we operate the only food network in southwest Vermont? We do! The YAP FOOD NETWORK was launched out of our […]

High School Completion Graduate

Desiree Graduates!

Desiree came to us hoping to earn her high school diploma.  Just 17, Desiree had moved around a bit but returned to our area hungry to wrap up her high school requirements.  Instead of re-enrolling in the local high school, […]

Wilderness First Aid Training

Sign Up for SOLO Wilderness First Aid Training

Become WFA Certified For the second year, we’re running two sessions of SOLO Wilderness First Aid at the end of February. This is a 2-day, 16-hour course that can result in a two year WFA certification. It’s a great course for […]

The Tutorial Center's YAP students are highlighted on the World Education Website

Tutorial Center Students Featured on World Education Website

Sometimes it’s easy for us to view the work we do as just another day at The Tutorial Center. But sometimes others remind us of the impact we regularly have on the people we serve. Former YAP! (Youth Agriculture Project) […]

Winning the achievement race

Running with The Triplets

  We teach all of our students that success is rarely reached by a sprint, it’s more of a cross-country run. That’s why we introduce them to three supportive running companions: Pace, Perseverance, and Patience. By training with this important trio students learn how to […]


Science Fridays and Good Cooking

What’s new at YouthWork&Learn at Smokey House? Our schedule this year includes science activities in the morning, followed by lunch with home-made dishes using vegetables and herbs from our garden. For science, we started with a field study where the students compared and […]

What we hear:

“[The student] has made significant gains in reading. Her MAP reading score in September was 156 and on the first percentile. We have just finished our spring testing and she is now on the 45th percentile with a score of 188. She is now performing at grade level. All around, she is much happier and confident. Her parents and I can see a big difference in attitude.”
— Teacher, Grade 2, Bennington, VT.

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