Math Matters at GW

Math Matters, The Honey W. Nashman Center for Civic Engagment and Public Service

Math Matters collaborates with DCPS (the District of Columbia Public Schools) to provide high-impact math tutoring to middle school students in Washington, D.C. In the 2021-2022 school year, Math Matters provided tutoring support to 93 students and recorded a total of 22,915 minutes of tutoring for students who had the greatest need for additional tutoring support.


How the Program Works

Math Matters recruits and trains GW undergraduate and graduate students to be effective mentors and tutors. 

1-on-1 teaching

Tutors provide 1-on-1 or small group tutoring throughout the school year.

45 minute teaching

Tutoring groups meet twice a week for 45 to 60 minute sessions either during or after school.

Curriculum design

Tutoring curriculum is designed to elevate students’ mathematical understanding and skills.


This opportunity is open to undergraduate and graduate students interested in STEM, education and tutoring. Math Matters is a paid semester-long or year-long commitment available to Federal Work-Study (FWS) and non-FWS students.

Math Matters Hiring


FWS Application

Non-FWS Application

Volunteer Application


Math Matters student tutors group picture

Math Matters Spring 2022 Tutors



Contact us at [email protected] or 202-994-9900