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Welcome to Tutor A+ Team
We are locally-owned and operated. Our professional tutors are certified teachers with experience in grades K-12, reading, math, science, languages, and special education. We personally match each student with a tutor who works one-on-one with your child. Discover tutors who teach, encourage, and inspire!
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We teach public, private, and home school students in Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Norfolk, Suffolk, Portsmouth & Elizabeth City, NC.
We continue to tutor students across Hampton Roads while schools are fluctuating between virtual and open. Our tutors are certified professionals, and our students are learning with great success! Some families prefer and feel comfortable with an in-person tutor, while others want Zoom sessions. We can work to accommodate what’s best for your child.

If you are worried about your child’s academic progress due to interrupted school instruction, please reach out today. We can help your child stay on track in fundamental reading and math skills, as well as in their preparation for next-level courses. 

A One-on-One Learning Environment

We tutor students from kindergarten through 12th grade, in all subjects, and we do it in your home (or if you prefer, the local library). We also tutor some college students and adults. Our tutoring is always one-on-one!

We use a TEAM approach to tutoring. The members of the team are:

the student
the parent(s) or grandparent(s)
the tutor
the classroom teacher

Working together, our teams consistently obtain amazing results!

Trust the RIGHT Tutors!

The right tutor can be a life saver for a student with an academic problem, or for those needing relief from school stress. Conversely, the wrong approach can be expensive and you may not get the desired results – and there may only be a small window of time for parents to get it right!

Let Tutor A Team help guide your child through their school year to attain the grades, skillset and confidence to move forwards.

Award-Winning Tutoring Services

There’s a reason we keep winning awards:
the Virginian-Pilot’s Best of Hampton Roads for nine straight years!

Quite simply, we have offered the very best in-home tutoring in Tidewater since 2010. We tutor students in all grades and for all subjects in Southeastern Virginia (Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake, Suffolk, and Portsmouth) and Elizabeth City, North Carolina.

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Happy Parents

“The Tutor A Team program really helped my son! 

Mike was great. My son is graduating with honors today!”

“I wanted to give you an update on how Lisa  has been doing. In short, fantastic! 

She made it through the first half of her freshman year with stellar colors: English with an A- and Geometry with a B. She went in for help when she needed it and earned these grades with hard work that she turned in on time. She barely passed her math SOL but then rocked her final, getting one of the highest grades.

Her overall GPA is a 3.5, and she told me she’s not happy with it and wants to bring it up. I am so happy – she is in a much better place than she was last year, finally owning her achievements as well as her mistakes and fixing them.

“The school year ended on a high note – all As and one B for 4th quarter, all SOLs passed. We are well beyond where I had hoped to be by now. Our daughter got a 488 on her math SOL. She also got an 86/B on her math final!

She’s honestly starting to really understand the cause and effect of her behavior and realizing some choices are stopping her from doing what she really wants to do. You are wonderful! I am so thankful you ended up as our Tutor A Team tutor. You have made a great impact on our lives!”

“We highly recommend Tutor A Team! They are tutoring our son. We have used them for both trigonometry and chemistry. Since we hired the tutor, our son’s grades have increased significantly. Mr. Waldman runs his company very professionally. He comes to your home for an initial interview to gather information about your needs and the best tutor fit. I never have to awkwardly exchange money with the tutors because he brokers all payments. He has quality tutors with a broad range of expertise. Both tutors that we have worked with have been very dedicated, responsive, prompt, and communicate with our son’s teachers regularly. I wish Angie’s List would let me give them an A+!  We have recommended Tutor A Team to friends and will continue to use them for the remainder of the school year.”
“I want to thank you and the tutor that you assigned to my daughter. This has been a great success. When Mary started with Mrs. Owens, she had three E’s and a B. Mary was in her fourth week of a nine week quarter. Mary brought home her report card after only meeting with her wonderful tutor twice a week for two hours. I was not expecting to see three C’s and one D. I cannot thank you enough for the encouragement, great quality, and wonderful tutor that you have sent my family. When I say Mrs. Owens is a part of my family, I sincerely mean it. Again, thank you so much.”
“Thank you, Jim, for helping my grandson achieve to his potential. I look forward to your assistance in the upcoming year, both for him and his sister. You have relieved so much stress in our home.”

What’s Going On

Visit our blog page to read useful information and advice:
Tips for SAT prep, handling a bad report card, building reading skills in elementary school children, and much more!

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Do You Smell Smoke? Why Tutoring Is Like Firefighting

Once you’ve decided your child needs some extra help from a tutor, you may be wondering how it all works. What strategies will help your child get back on track as quickly as possible?  We like to think of tutoring as a bit like firefighting. We can’t battle the smoldering embers until the raging fire is under control. Each child is different,...

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5 Ways NOT to react to a bad report card

5 Ways NOT to react to a bad report card

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Math Anxiety: A Highly Contagious Learning Disorder

Recent studies have shown that parents who struggled with math anxiety in school can unwittingly pass this learning difficulty to their own children. This happens when parents who have their own "math insecurity" assist their children with math homework.  These parents don't do it on purpose -- in fact, it's often because they are trying so hard...

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This is what our happy clients are saying!

The formula used to select the best tutor for my child’s class subjects and needs is great. Professional and polite staff/tutors come to my home. My child learns in a safe and comfort environment. ... The extra support provided by our tutor is exactly what my child needs to be successful. Tutor A Team is worth their weight in gold!!read more
Amber G.
Amber G.
Our tutor was patient and helpful. Would highly recommend Tutor A Team! They were easy to work with and attentive to our needs.
Anne K.
Anne K.
Great tutors unfortunately my daughter just dislikes math lol.
Cathy E.
Cathy E.
My son worked with an A+Team tutor, who was actually his former teacher, and she was very patient with him. This is a great group of people! My son has made tons of progress and enjoyed the sessions.... Thank you :)P.S. They also give world class customer service.read more
Lisa C.
Lisa C.
Great help, got me through calc2!
Ronald S.
Ronald S.
Tutor A Team is a professional organization! We have utilized their services for 2 years and the results have been excellent. Their tutors really know how to work with kids. We needed evening... appointments due to our high school student sports schedule and they worked with us consistently.read more
Kay C.
Kay C.
This tutoring service is not in the same category as other tutoring services. The tutors are professionals. Jim and Sam went above and beyond to find the right tutor for my daughter. If you want a... babysitting service, look elsewhere. If your purpose is to get your child or teenager a qualified educator to help them with their goals, Tutor A Team is the place to go.read more
John F.
John F.
I was extremely satisfied with the tutoring services provided by Tutor A Team. I was particularly impressed with the attention to detail given by Jim Waldman when initially pairing my daughter up... with her tutor. Which, was a perfect match. Chris Tucker was amazing with her....she went on to make honor roll all year, which is a first for her. Thank you Tutor A Team!read more
Nikki Ogle B.
Nikki Ogle B.
My high schooler had an excellent experience being tutored in Honors Physics and AP Calculus. He also received SAT prep that was very helpful. Would highly recommend!
Sharon C.
Sharon C.
Excellent tutor. Professional. Just the right amount of prep - not too much in addition to the schoolwork load (AP and other classes). So appreciated in-home one-on-one attention. Score increased 110... points. Very satisfied.read more
Kim Horton W.
Kim Horton W.
Amazing experience! My daughter Junior had a C in trigonometry before A Team and brought the grade up to an A!My freshman daughter had an F in Algebra 1 and was able to get the grade up to a C!... Tutor A Team worked around my kids busy schedule and spent the time to ensure they learned the skills needed to become more proficient in both classes!I give the a 110%!!!read more
Herman G.
Herman G.
Wonderful experience. Very professional and friendly. I requested help at the concerns of my son's teacher which I didn't see and neither did his tutor. But I hired the tutor anyways. It only... exceeded him . Thanks Jim Waldenread more
DeBorah Debbie Curtis P.
DeBorah Debbie Curtis P.
This month celebrates my 5th year as a tutor with Jim Waldman and company. I have to say, I have thoroughly enjoyed every minute. He is a pleasure to work for, and really cares about the kids we... are hired to help.read more
Betsy S.
Betsy S.
I couldn't offer enough positive reviews or references for Jim Waldman and his entire "TEAM"! They were able to start a tutoring schedule with my high school student in the late spring, within two... days of my first inquiry! Then the billing process is simple, well explained and easy to take care of. The quality of the tutor him self, and his follow up through out the summer and into this year has been professional and sincere! Thank you Tutor A Team for a job well done!

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James G.
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Virginia Beach
Norfolk
Portsmouth
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