Peer Power Foundation

Contact Name:

Bill Sehnert

Contact Email:

bsehnert@aol.com

Location:

850 Ridge Lake Blvd Memphis, 38120

Mission:

Peer Power is a non-profit organization that recruits and trains high-performing students to tutor and mentor their peers, encourage active learning, value education and be personally accountable for their futures.

Hours:

Tutors work with scholars one hour after school Monday through Thursday. Wednesday evenings and Saturday sessions are conducted for three and one-half hours.  Science Saturdays are held once a month and have a science, technology, education, and math (STEM) curriculum, which is integrated with the daily after school programs. The Career Saturday is a monthly activity hosted by local businesses and colleges that exposes students to the careers and skills they need to be fully employed and productive citizens.

Eligibility:

The program employs HS and College Honor students to tutor 7-12 grade students during and after school as well as during summer programs. The program also provides tutoring for the ACT and train tutors during the University Summer Institute..

Costs:

There is no charge for any programs.