One-To-One Instructions

With our integrated one-to-one and small group instruction model, your child will have the benefit of our expert tutor’s undivided attention and the opportunity to learn from and discuss problems with peers. We provide a welcoming and individualized learning atmosphere, a safe-place for your child to identify his or her strengths and weaknesses, and to learn to love learning as much as we love teaching!

Active Learning

At Cedar Tutoring Academy®, we take a multimodal approach to learning. Our tutors are not only expert teachers, but also expert learners themselves. They can provide your child with active learning skills that will benefit them for the rest of their educational careers. Our tutors engage your child and encourage them to take ownership of their own future, giving them the tools and confidence they need to succeed.

Unparalleled Results

We understand that this is a crucial time in the life of your child. Between after-school activities, sporting engagements, and family obligations, there’s no time to waste! At Cedar®, your child will experience unparalleled results with only two or three 60-minute sessions per week. Our approach is efficient. We identify your child’s weaknesses from day one and use a focused and individualized plan to help them overcome them.

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Cedar Tutoring Academy® strengthens your child’s academic abilities in Reading, Science, Math, and Writing—efficiently and effectively. Our renowned methods help your child foster a love of learning while giving them the tools and confidence to perform at their best.

What to Expect: Success!

We know kids do more of what they like.

 

Progress through each topic with confidence

We track your child’s progress through each topic. Since your child will be seeing the same tutor every week, we can quickly identify any problems that arise. Short assessments and progress reports will keep you in the loop.

Understand the value of quality homework

Homework is often considered a burden, but at Cedar®, we encourage our students to take advantage of their homework. Students will use homework as an opportunity to identify their weaknesses and build on their strengths. We teach our students to appreciate the value of homework done right!

Learn lifelong study skills

Your child is growing up so fast! Soon, he or she will take flight into the world. At Cedar®, we strive to teach our students learning skills that will carry them through middle school, high school, college, and beyond. These lifelong skills will build their confidence and help them succeed on any path they take.

Gain Positive Results

Our results speak for themselves! With the mix of motivated tutors, enjoyable curriculums, and efficient learning plans, your child will begin to experience grade improvement that translates into more confidence and an increased love of learning.

In Search Of Excellence? See How We Can Help You

Cedar Tutoring Academy® is here to cater to your child’s needs! We offer structured programs in Reading Tutoring, Writing Tutoring, Science Tutoring, Math Tutoring, History Tutoring, ACT & SAT Prep, depending on your child’s grade level. Our homework assist program helps your child achieve the maximum benefit from required school assignments. We offer our services to kindergarten, elementary school, middle school, and high school students.

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Math Tutoring

We offer math tutoring for elementary school to high school levels including Algebra, Geometry, and Calculus tutoring. We help students build the foundations in math so that they are able to continue building upon these skills and applying them inside and outside of the classroom. We are dedicated to helping your child understand and succeed in math.

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Science Tutoring

Science is an integral part of learning and can be a tricky subject for many students. At Cedar, we help students of all ages with a variety of science courses, including earth science, biology, chemistry, anatomy, physics, and more. Keeping up with all the information your child is given inside the classroom can be overwhelming. At Cedar, we help make the subject more approachable and fun.

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Reading & Writing Tutoring

Reading & Writing allow students to prosper in classroom and beyond. Building a strong foundation at an early age is essential for your child to enable them to build upon what they already know, and to advance throughout each subsequent grade level. Cedar helps your child reach their full potential by instilling a strong foundation of reading & writing that can be applied not only in the classroom, but beyond as well.

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ACT & SAT Prep

From getting into their dream college, getting invitations to special learning opportunities, or even to winning scholarships, a higher ACT or SAT score can make a tremendous difference in your child's future. At Cedar, we provide ACT & SAT prep to meet your child’s needs. We identify where your child can improve to achieve a higher score. We provide academic tutoring in each of the ACT and SAT subjects, as well as test-taking and time-management skills.

What Other Parents












Think of Cedar

What Other Parents Think of Cedar

Dalhi Mancillas
Dalhi Mancillas
(Translated by Google) Professor Asmah is amazing !!!!(Original)Professor Asmah is amazing!!!!
Sikander Khan
Sikander Khan
This place unbelievable the owner asma was so nice my kids love the place I gave her 10* thank u keep up with the good work
Jenin Supply
Jenin Supply
I love how caring and professional Cedar’s staff. In addition, I appreciate the center’s open door policy and how they are very accessible and understanding. My son loves coming to Cedar to enhance his reading skills and his confidence towards school. I’m so thankful for the extra spark of happiness that you’ve helped to bring out of our son. Keep up the great work!
Joseph Abraham
Joseph Abraham
I am very pleased with the Cedar tutoring. My grandson is improving in school. The staff is warm and professional. When my grandson had to meet with the staff at his school, Cedar sent a representative to attend the meeting also. I really appreciate the support. Highly recommended for math tutoring and english tutoring as well.
Robert Harrelson
Robert Harrelson
Cedar has helped my son gain confidence in his abilities. He loves going to cedar even after a long day of school. We are very happy with cedar and the progress we are making.
Michael Reed
Michael Reed
In just 5 months, both my son and daughter improved 25 points or so each on their standardized testing for reading, dramatically reaching near or to grade level. One of their teachers at school attributed the increase to the tutoring. Both my kids, after initially complaining, enjoyed going to cedar for each session.
James Peck
James Peck
Every staff member at Cedar tutoring is 110% invested in my son to improve his reading level and overall academic success! All questions were answered, and a learning plan was set right from the beginning. Timely reviews of his progress keep me in the loop! Worth every dollar!! I highly recommend!
Dorothy Moore
Dorothy Moore
In February 2019, I enrolled my second-grader niece, Ke’Iko, in Cedar. Our family’s concern was for her struggles with reading. Although she was in the second grade, she was only reading at a first grade level. Her second grade teacher, who had expressed concerns about Ke’Iko’s reading skills since the start of the September 2018 school year, was seriously considering not recommending my niece’s promotion to the third grade for the upcoming September 2019 school year. That possibility really upset Ke’Iko. No matter how hard she tried, and despite extra help from her parents and teacher, my niece’s reading skills were not significantly improving. I knew something more had to be done! My only regret is the fact that I waited so long to finally reach out to Cedar.Months before, I had gone online to research the many tutoring options and I found information about Cedar. I was impressed with what I learned, and shared my findings with Ke’Iko’s parents. They agreed that we should contact Cedar to discuss my niece’s needs. Cedar set up an appointment for assessment testing to evaluate her strengths and weaknesses, and to recommend a plan of action. Along with Ke’Iko’s parents, the decision was made to enroll her in two 3 one-hour sessions per week. Cedar assured us that they could help my niece, and Ke’Iko was excited to begin. After a few weeks, Ke’Iko’s second grade teacher began to notice an improvement in her reading skills. Fast-forward approximately 3 months to May 2019 – my niece is now proud, and is making steady progress! She loves reading, has a library card, and regularly visits the library to check out books. No doubt, her improvement is due, in large part, to the efforts of Cedar. Thank you to Asmah and all the teachers and tutors there. They really care. Our family is very pleased with Ke’Iko’s progress. She currently still attends cedar each week, and we look forward to her continued improvement. We highly recommend the cedar tutoring. They are totally dedicated to ensuring your child’s educational success! THANK YOU. As Ke’Iko would say, “You rock!
Harry Jackson
Harry Jackson
Tasnim Jaber
Tasnim Jaber
My son love the place and the teacher, they are very good and nice.
Majd Rimawi
Majd Rimawi
Cedar is wonderful. We couldn’t be happier with the knowledge and confidence our child has gained. We couldn’t be happier with the results.
Robert Hunter
Robert Hunter
Highly recommend Cedar. Very friendly staff. Always there to help. Great with the kids.
Don Hann
Don Hann
The staff are wonderful. We used their tutoring services and ACT Prep class and felt both were very helpful They are very flexible if you need to change your appointment which is very much appreciated.
Alan Stamper
Alan Stamper
My daughter has been going to cedar to improve on her math since the end of Nov 2018 I believe and here it is now may and her grade in math has already improved it actually had gotten better in February, she has more confidence in her overall self and work thanks to cedar, Keep up all the good work to all of the staff, and thanks for helping with my daughter.
Ronald Pickett
Ronald Pickett
Cedar tutoring is the best! I have seen many students experience success in reading and math because of their fantastic staff! Their leadership and support show through the success of the students. It is easy to see this when they return to school leaps and bounds ahead!
Jason Jordan
Jason Jordan
As a parent I wanted to find the *Best Fit* for extra help for my daughter. Cedar tutoring has everything I was looking for in a tutoring center. All of the amazing teachers/tutors are professional, polite, and positive. My daughter looks forward to attending her sessions and always leaves with a smile and feeling positive about her progress.
Lee Kyle
Lee Kyle
My son is a little more motivated about school since he started! I look forward to seeing how much he has improved.
Bennie Hale
Bennie Hale
Turned to Cedar after trying other tutoring methods with my daughter. Best decision I’ve made and best money I’ve spent. She is grasping the concept more and more with each visit and her grades have improved. She is more confident as well. I would definitely recommend!
Wayne Shaw
Wayne Shaw
We highly recommend cedar tutoring. The staff develops a focused plan for each student that is appropriate for their level and needs. They promote a positive learning environment and help students strive to reach their potential.
Kevin Miles
Kevin Miles
I have 3 sons who have all benefited from the tutoring instruction at cedar tutoring. My son who is entering high school benefited from an individualized program he tested into, Algebra reviews and reinforcements and homework help. My middle school son was having struggles in math and the staff at cedar accommodated him so that he could be successful. He has also enjoyed the summer STEM camp! My youngest son loves math and wanted to be challenged. So, they placed him in a program with instructors that would challenge him. I am so appreciative for the personal connections they made with all 3 boys. I came to cedar from a friends recommendation and we are so glad we did.
Catania Cantin
Catania Cantin
My child has been enrolled in cedar tutoring and he has greatly benefited from it. He is much more confident in his reading and his vocabulary has improved. The staff is very friendly and professional and meets with us at regular intervals to go over the progress. The small group environment makes it a great learning place!
Robert Washburn
Robert Washburn
The approach at Cedar tutoring is very focused on what you need, so you don’t waste money and your child doesn’t waste time. Perfect fit for my daughter who needed ACT tutoring on specific areas in a limited amount of time. I never felt “locked in” to a program, and they were very flexible and open to any change of course we felt was needed. The staff is super friendly and very well qualified. I couldn’t be happier with our experience (and, by the way, my daughter’s ACT scores went up!!).
Debra Chavez
Debra Chavez
My son attended the ACT program and is doing well. The small classroom environment and the materials are fantastic. What a great opportunity for learning. Asmah and her staff are caring and concerned, and truly helped my child succeed.
David Palumbo
David Palumbo
The staff is totally committed to the kids. It’s a friendly, supportive environment. My son, who is 10, loves coming here! I feel like he’s getting the math help he needs. Asmah, the center director, is the best!
Patrick Wright
Patrick Wright
Extremely friendly and helpful Director, excellent tutors, and there is points reward system for prizes to help motivate kids.
Barbara Vedder
Barbara Vedder
My 8 year old daughter just completed her first 4 sessions with Cedar and is loving it.
Norma Thompson
Norma Thompson
My first session there was amazing. My instructor made sure I picked up main points and key strategies for tackling the ACT. The staff is super nice and flexible in working with me and my family to schedule convenient times for tutoring.
Renee Peel
Renee Peel
The STEM camp was very fun and the instructors were amazing. I highly recommend sending your kids.
Amanda Edwards
Amanda Edwards
Cedar is an excellent place of learning. It is lots of fun. All the staff are awesome. What I like about Cedar tutoring is how nice everyone is. Our son have been using Cedar for the past 3 months for math and english tutoring and has improved tremendously since then.
Christian Poole
Christian Poole
I have heard several good things about Cedar. My 7 year son has only been 2 months at Cedar and we have noticed a huge improvement with his English reading as well as his attitude towards his school work. Can’t wait to see his next test mark.
Jessica Avery
Jessica Avery
Phenomenal tutors and staff. Very good math and science tutoring. Worth every penny.
Kylie Sutherland
Kylie Sutherland
I like individual approach tied specifically to the needs of your child. I also like the way how program structured, and frequent progress reports make it easy to see how child is doing. Thank you Cedar tutoring
Amy Watson
Amy Watson
Cedar tutoring is a wonderful tutoring center. They are very professional to take care of your need, your schedule and your concerns. The director and the office are nice to communicate, and the teachers are good at keeping students working on their own pace and challenge them properly.
Andrea Gilbert
Andrea Gilbert
Layan Baste
Layan Baste
Our daughter has always struggled with math concepts resulting in a hatred for math and a lack of confidence in her learning abilities. Her sessions at Cedar helped take away that hatred and actually enjoy math. Her confidence level soared and her math grades and ability to LEARN what she is being taught has improved immensely. Cedar’s program helped Olivia beyond our expectations. The entire staff was amazing and Olivia actually looked forward to her sessions.
Stephen Wright
Stephen Wright
My daughter was a D/F student last year. I got her into the math program at Cedar tutoring and within 3 months, she went from a D-grade student to a A-grade student and since then she has kept that grade! Well worth every penny!
Julia Mackay
Julia Mackay
Mommy, Math is FUN!” This mommy is crying tears of joy! Thank-you Cedar Learning Center!
Patricia Duke
Patricia Duke
I have been so impressed with how well the tutors at Cedar tutoring in Orland park have worked with my grandson! Everyone has been so patient and encouraging with him. The progress he has made working with Cedar during the past few months has been the key reason he is doing much better this school year. He has more confidence in class with all the skills he has improved on or mastered, and by using his new study skills. Cedar have been very helpful in math and reading tutoring. The environment that the staff creates for the students makes learning fun and exciting. And because of that, my grandson looks forward to going each day! Thanks to all the staff at Sylvan!
Carla Forler
Carla Forler
We have been using Cedar for over 4 months now. I have seen a vast improvement in my son since then. He is much more confident and doing so much better in school. Dr. Asmah and her staff are very nurturing with my son and invested in his success. We will remain faithful clients!
Steffen Klug
Steffen Klug
My children go to Cedar and I only have good things to say about it. Good teachers, a great learning center, and very helpful in tutoring reading and math
Chris ponting
Chris ponting
So, it has been several months since I enrolled my son Adam and Mohammad in after school sessions at Cedar Academy. At first, I remember attending the open house and instantly fell in love with the school. They offered a free placement test and really seen where my children can use a little extra help. I was offered a discount package for the first month and ever since I have been please. They are very professional and E-mail weekly reports for each child and session to explain everything going on and where my children’s weakness and strong points were, and what area of weakness they worked on. Their rates may seem on the higher side, but it is still very competitive, but you get what you pay for. They also helped build self esteem and confidence in my son Mohammad, and that to me is priceless and worth more than the good grades he will receive. Even if your child is a great student, they can become even better with Cedar. Thank you Asma, and the entire staff!
Fahim Aref
Fahim Aref
I recommend Cedar Tutoring without reservation! Since my son began working with Asmah (one of their tutors) a few months ago, his reading has improved significantly. His NWEA assessment score shot up 20 points in just 3 months. The instructors there are amazing! They genuinely care about the kids they work with. Sometimes as a parent it’s hard to get your child to focus on studying or getting them to do extra work. Cedar provides a school like setting in which your child can better focus and work with someone trained in teaching.Great and affordable tutoring!! I will continue to bring my son here.
Reema Almaru
Reema Almaru
I am a software engineer while my husband is an IIT Grad. You would think that we would be the best people to train our kids in math, but after sending my daughter to Cedar in worth, we have realized that kids learning is not just a function of the teacher’s knowledge, but also the style of teaching. I like the intuitive and easy way that instructors at Cedar teach the basic concepts. I’m happy with the results and would highly recommend this place.
jimmy anderson
jimmy anderson
Great place my son enjoys going to tutoring at Cedar for 7th grade reading and math.
Mohammed A.
Mohammed A.

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