Sylvan Learning Center Produces Academic Results

With more than 40 years of experience and more than 750 points of presence throughout North America, Sylvan Learning is the leading provider of personal learning for students in grades K-12. Sylvan is transforming how students learn, inspiring them to succeed in school and in life. Sylvan's proven tutoring approach blends amazing teachers with SylvanSync technology for an engaging learning experience. Sylvan supports families through every stage of the academic journey.

"We are a tutoring center that provides academic tutoring for kindergarten through 12th grade students in reading, writing, math, homework support, study skills, and SAT/ACT college testing preparation," says Anu Sharma, Executive Director for the Sylvan Learning Center at Hacienda. "Our mission is to help students achieve their academic goals."

Sylvan is special in part because programs are customized to fit each student's individual academic needs. In addition to that, Sylvan teachers reach out to a student's school teacher to collaborate with them on working together toward a common goal in educating that student. All of Sylvan's programs are aligned with State of California standards.

More than 7 million parents have relied on Sylvan to deliver results for their children through personalized tutoring, academic coaching, and advancement and test preparation. Sylvan programs are researched-based with proven strategies to move students ahead and results that prove its programs work.

Sylvan's Targeted Interventions include both small group and individual programs to address diverse student needs and populations. Ace it! Tutoring is focused on remediating specific skill deficits in a small group format. Sylvan's Individualized Programs use SylvanSync technology to help tutors address substantial learning deficits. Both programs utilize nationally recognized assessments for placement and to determine academic increases and include formative assessments throughout instruction.

College and Career Readiness programs are designed to help students develop critical study skills and to prepare them for the ACT and SAT tests. Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) programs include Math Edge, which helps students practice essential math skills. Sylvan also offers fun hands-on STEM activities in after-school classes, weekend workshops, and camps. Sylvan is the largest provider of STEM programs in North America.

"We are a trusted brand, and we are here to support your child's every academic need," notes Sharma. "Whether it may be enrichment or academic intervention, we have programs to fit every child. Plus, we offer after school and weekend hours that are flexible."

Sylvan Learning Center moved to Hacienda in March 2018 thanks to the surrounding communities and central location. There are eight employees at the Hacienda office; there are related Sylvan Learning Centers in Fremont, San Ramon, and Union City as well.

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