WE ARE passionate about helping students!
WE PROUDLY SERVE 650+ STUDENTS FROM 370+ SCHOOLS IN L.A.
OUR 2022 GOAL IS TO ADD 2,000 STUDENTS
This map shows the locations of the schools attended by our students.
MEET OUR LEADERSHIP
Tracy Grand is the Executive Director and CEO of Good Tutors. In March of 2020, Tracy created a virtual tutoring program for underserved children in Los Angeles. Currently, Good Tutors serves the academic and social and emotional needs of over 650 students with more than 700 one-to-one tutors. Tracy works with educational leaders to establish best practices and tutoring innovations. She also manages a program for adults (mostly the parents of the children receiving tutoring), teaching ESL and computer literacy.
Prior to Good Tutors, Tracy worked for several organizations focused on advancing public education and children's literacy in Los Angeles. She also founded JacketFlap, a comprehensive resource for information on the children's book industry. Tracy is proudly a 3rd generation graduate of LAUSD K-12 schools, and her daughters have all been students in LAUSD.
BOARD of DIRECTORS
Lisa Zola Greer is a philanthropist, entrepreneur, convener, and the author of bestselling book "Philanthropy Revolution". Over the last decade, the Greer home in Beverly Hills has been home to nearly 200 charitable salons and events connecting nonprofits with donors and the community.
In 2020, Lisa was appointed by the Speaker of the California State Assembly, Anthony Rendon, as a commissioner of the California State Commission on the Status of Women and Girls.
In addition, Lisa sits on the board of the New Israel Fund and serves on the Executive Committee of the Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors. She has also served as Commissioner and Chair of the Beverly Hills Cultural Heritage Commission and Trustee of the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles, and as a board member of many organizations, including the L.A. District Attorney’s Crime Prevention Foundation, Make-a-Wish of Greater Los Angeles, Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles, and others.
Earlier in her career, Lisa was a studio executive at NBC and Universal Studios, and she founded and led several companies, including a management consulting and strategic advisory firm specializing in digital media and entertainment businesses.
Christine Kim is a real estate broker-associate, affiliated with The Agency. She comes to Good Tutors from a background doing volunteer work with students in a variety of settings. She has been a UCLA Lab School board member and FSA President, LAUSD Millikan Middle School Green Committee Chair, and an Oakwood School PTO board member. She also volunteered for several years as an Essay Coach with College Match, the Los Angeles-based not-for-profit helping talented students gain admission to the nation's top colleges and universities. Christine holds an undergraduate degree from Stanford University and her law degree from Cornell University. Prior to her career in real estate, Christine practiced law on her own and with firms in California and New York for almost ten years.
DR. TERESE ACEVES
Dr. Terese Aceves is a Professor at Loyola Marymount University’s School of Education in Los Angeles, California and Chair of the Department of Specialized Programs in Professional Psychology with a Ph.D. in Special Education, Disabilities, and Risk Studies, a master’s in School Psychology and a former bilingual resource specialist.
Dr. Aceves currently serves as a board member for the Council for Exceptional Children. Her research interests include supporting culturally and linguistically diverse students’ learning needs using evidence-based practices, the early intervention and identification of children at-risk for reading difficulties, and special education advocacy for families from primarily low-income, diverse backgrounds.
Dr. Aceves has served as a contributor to the Collaboration for Effective Educator Development, Accountability, and Reform (CEEDAR) Center’s Innovation Configurations and provides ongoing pro-bono consultation for non-profit parent and legal organizations supporting parent training, program evaluation, and advocacy for diverse families from low-income and marginalized communities.
Chelsea Brown currently serves as the Assistant Director for Student Engagement in the Center for Service and Action at Loyola Marymount University where she partnered with Tracy Grand and Dr. Terese Aceves to coordinator college student volunteers for Good Tutors. Her professional background includes roles in Student Housing and Multicultural Affairs. She is passionate about developing student leaders into people who are with and for others and is grateful for the opportunity to serve on the Advisory Board for Good Tutors.
Chelsea has a Master of Science in Higher Education and Student Affairs from Baylor University and a B.A. in Psychology and Social Entrepreneurship and Non-Profit Business Management from Samford University.
HIGH SCHOOL CLUB LEADERS