Bay Area Tutoring Association News

A Reach for the Sky

Feb 21,2024 -

Free Online Tutoring

Nov 6,2023 -

AI Adventure Summer Camp

Jul 28,2023 -

Spring Break STEAM Camp

Apr 15,2023 -

Free Online Tutoring

Oct 12,2022 -

Pivotal Private Tutoring

Aug 15,2022 -

Summer Success Program

Jun 20,2022 -

BATA Summer Success Club

Jun 21,2021 -

Code Writing Kids

Sep 28,2019 - Fall 2019

Tutor Diaries Challenge

May 22,2019 -

Extended Time Forum

Jan 22,2019 -

BATA Art Coding School

Jan 20,2019 -

Tutor Recruitment Fair

Nov 3,2018 - Hiring Tutors across the Bay Area

Colors of Code Fall 2018

Nov 3,2018 - Computer Programming School

Summer STEM & Computer Science Virtual Academy

Oct 3,2018 - Online Coding Programs for All

Secrets to UC Berkeley College Admissions

Sep 30,2018 - How to get into UC Berkeley

Color of Code Summer 2018

Aug 15,2018 - Beginner Computer Programming

GLAM 2018

Jul 24,2018 - Girls Leadership Academy Meetup

AFA Cyber Camp Summer 2018

Jun 23,2018 - A Cybersecurity Awareness Bootcamp for Kids

Intro To Java for Kids (Beginners and Advanced)

May 27,2018 - Introduction to Coding in Java for Students of All Ages

Mulberry Coders 2 The Adventure Continues

May 15,2018 - Continuation of Mulberry Coders Program

Education, VR, Computer Science & Technology Panel Discussion

Apr 22,2018 - The Impact of Access, Computer Science, Virtual Reality, and Technology on Education

(Codewriting Kids) Make Your Own App

Apr 13,2018 - Codewriting for Kids

The A, B, C’s of the IEP

Jan 30,2018 - Children's special needs rights for the Asian American community

CRAM- College Readiness & Mentoring

Jan 11,2018 - Program provides assistance in graduating high school and attending college

Fowler Creek Park Volunteering

Jan 5,2018 - Making a Difference in a City Park

Mulberry Coders

Dec 18,2017 - Introductory Classes to Computer Science and Programming for Elementary and Middle School Students

SJSU Admissions Info Session

Nov 19,2017 - Info session about SJSU college admissions process

All About Robotics

Nov 10,2017 -

Gen2Gen “Enrich Your Life Inspire a Child”

Nov 8,2017 - Community panel speaks about the benefits of aging with purpose and intergenerational success

Code Writing Kids Explorers

Oct 30,2017 - Portfolio Building Class

Stanford University Admissions Workshop

Oct 15,2017 - Informative session about Stanford's Admissions process

Annual Parent Empowerment Conference

Sep 30,2017 - Providing parents info and workshops

UC Berkeley College Admissions Workshop

Sep 24,2017 - Informative session about the UC Colleges Admissions process

Meditation Workshop at East San Jose Carnegie Library

Sep 13,2017 - Provide parents and community wellness tips on meditation

Pal 2 Pro

Aug 5,2017 - Tutoring for Milpitas Knights

2017 Silicon Valley Tech Entrepreneurship Stanford/Berkeley STEM CAMP

Jul 16,2017 - Unparalleled Entrepreneurship Training Experience!

Code Writing Kids Summer Camp at Hillview Library

Jul 10,2017 - Intro to computer technology, computer science and computer programming

Intro to Game Development

Jun 24,2017 - Dig into game development!

Intro to Software Engineering Classes

Jun 24,2017 - Learn programming in preparation for the AP CS A exam this summer

Youth Sport Camp

Jun 19,2017 - In partnership with Chains Broken Fitness


Jun 19,2017 - Students will write and publish their own books!

Overfelt Summer Jam

May 13,2017 - Keeping Families and Youth Safe

Parenting Bingo

May 2,2017 - Learn parenting skills while you play

2017 Distinguished Business Awards – Nonprofit of the Year: Bay Area Tutoring Association

Apr 23,2017 - The Silicon Valley Organization Names 2017 Distinguished Business Award Recipients

College-Readiness Workshop- “What’s Your Game Plan?”

Apr 1,2017 - Useful information for college-bound students & parents

Code Writing 4 Common Core at Hillview Library

Mar 23,2017 - Introduction to computer programming

Young Entrepreneur Summit Girls

Mar 11,2017 - Learn how to develop an app and market it to investors for prizes.

2017 State of the City Resource Fair

Feb 11,2017 - Pride of SJ Awards, Mayor's Address, Resource Fair

Scholarships & College Readiness Workshop

Feb 4,2017 - How to find and apply for scholarships...

College Preparation Workshop

Feb 3,2017 - Why Plan for College Early and How to Do It!

Meditation Workshop for Parents & Community Members at East San Jose Carnegie Library

Jan 24,2017 - This workshop series is designed to provide parents in our community wellness tips on meditation.

Bay Area Parent 2017 S.T.E.A.M. Fair

Jan 21,2017 - The 3rd Annual Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math Festival

Sixth District PTA Presents Free “Super Parenting” Workshops

Jan 21,2017 - Learn about social media, Common Core State Standards, conversations and more

Silicon Valley Community Foundation awarded Bay Area Tutoring Association a grant of $50K

Dec 25,2016 - Grant to support middle school math and intro to CS principles

Intro to Design Animation Grades 2-6

Dec 5,2016 - Girls and boys will learn how to bring animated characters to life, make video games and learn the fundamentals of computer science (sequencing, branching, looping, variables and more).

AP Computer Science Prep Grades 7-10

Dec 3,2016 - This is a Software Engineering course which follows the curricular outline from the College Board APCS program.

#MeetupAmerica Brainstorming Action Plans

Nov 30,2016 - w/ Healing After the Election Meetup


Nov 19,2016 - Workshops exploring engineering, computer science, and entrepreneurship.

Bay Area Science Festival Discovery Day

Nov 5,2016 - Science exhibits, games, experiments, and shows at AT&T Park

Who’s Afraid of Common Core? Demystifying Fractions

Oct 21,2016 - Workshop will include hands-on activities, group discussion and reference materials used in math classrooms.

UC Application Workshop

Oct 10,2016 - General and Transfer Admissions

Free pre-college prep for San Jose 9th/10th grade students and parents.

Oct 3,2016 - San Jose UP! is a multi year program for college-minded students and parents.

Tech event exposes Oakland youth to virtual reality

Sep 12,2016 - Oakland North an independent news organization supported by UC Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism

We Are Code Virtual Reality Hackathon

Sep 4,2016 - Unlock the technology talent pool trapped inside S.F. Bay Area inner city youth

Backpack Drive & Library Card Signup at East SJ Carnegie Branch Library

Sep 2,2016 - 100 San Jose children received backpacks, school supplies, books and library card

The Inclusive Classroom

Aug 18,2016 - Meeting the Needs of Students with Learning Differences

Teaching Language to Children with Autism

Aug 18,2016 - The Verbal Behavior Approach

Chris Norwood’s Interview on Viewpoints Radio “We Are Code Hackathon”

Aug 3,2016 - Popular Contemporary Radio Magazine at Hillview Library

Jul 28,2016 - This summer, CodeWritingKids is holding a free summer camp introducing students to programming and writing code!

Discipline: Inspirational Leadership for 21ST Century Parents

Jul 26,2016 - Free Talks for Parents in the Bay Area

Structural Engineering Challenge

Jul 23,2016 - Build the tallest, most stable, and biggest structure!

Joint Community Letter to the CA State Board of Education

Jul 13,2016 - Submitted the final letter with over 80 organizations as signers

Aaron Gordon Basketball Camp

Jul 8,2016 - Free Basketball Camp hosted by NBA player

12th Annual World Games

Jun 25,2016 - Bay Area Tutoring Association Education Table/Tent

Bay Area Tutoring Association’s Tutor Certification Training & MATHeasy at Milpitas High School

Jun 11,2016 - Tutor Certification Training Part 1 Module 1: What Is Tutoring?

Conflict: Stress, Anger, and Children

May 24,2016 - Free Talk hosted by the Child & Family Counseling Group

Meditation Workshop at Alum Rock Library

May 24,2016 - Provide parents and community members tips on meditation

Meditation Workshop at Hillview Library

May 12,2016 - Provide parents and community members tips on meditation

Stanford Graduate School of Education’s Digital Future: Equity By Design

May 9,2016 - Topic: Equity in Making and Creating with Technology

Career Coaching Workshop at Alum Rock Library

Apr 30,2016 - Workshop series focuses on offering wellness and life skills to parents and members of the community

Parenting Preschoolers: Loving Discipline

Apr 26,2016 - A series of free talks on important topics for parents brought to you by Child & Family Counseling Group

Meet Us In the Community: Volunteer Resource Fair- Nova

Apr 22,2016 - Learn about volunteer opportunities and other non-profits

Anxiety & Depression Workshop at Alum Rock Library

Mar 26,2016 - Tips for parents to cope when anxiety and depression arise

Anxiety & Depression Workshop at Hillview Library

Mar 24,2016 - Tips for parents to cope when anxiety and depression arise

How to Have a Voice in Your Child’s IEP

Feb 26,2016 - Help for Parents to Have a Strong Voice in IEP

NFL Play 60 Play On

Jan 31,2016 - Fitness Skills, STEM Projects, Games, Health, Wellness and Nutrition

Silicon Valley Black Youth Hackathon

Jan 30,2016 - Overnight Youth Hackathon Competition

NFL Play 60 Play On and STEM

Jan 23,2016 - Fitness Skills, STEM Projects, Games, Health, Wellness and Nutrition

NFL Play 60 Play On Challenge- Ideas In Motion

Jan 16,2016 - Fitness Skills, STEM Projects, Games, Health, Wellness and Nutrition

Meditation for World Peace with Art of Living Foundation

Jan 9,2016 - Intro to Meditation, Stress/Anxiety Management

Cards & Coffee Volunteer Event w/ Silicon Valley Volunteers

Dec 20,2015 - Opportunity to Volunteer with Silicon Valley Volunteers

Code Writing Kids- Game Design w/ Game Maker for 5th-12th Graders

Nov 7,2015 - Code Writing Kids 2015 Fall Program

Elementary School Code Writing Kids Fall Program for 3rd-6th graders

Nov 7,2015 - Code Writing Kids 2015 Fall Program

Beat ADHD & Sensory Issues w/ Natural Solutions

Oct 27,2015 - Natural Solutions for Children with ADHD & Other Sensory Issues

Education Conference

Oct 23,2015 - Open House for tutors, parents, students, and teachers

Special Education Basics Training

Oct 8,2015 - Special Education Class

Education Conference

Oct 3,2015 - Open House and Meetup Focused on Education

5 Parenting Strategies for Back to School Academic Success

Sep 12,2015 - Best practices for Back to School Academic Success

City of San Jose Safe Summer Initiative Grant Introduces Kids To Code through Bay Area Tutoring Association

Aug 3,2015 - comes to Mathson Institute of Technology in San Jose

Parent Back to School Meetup- Preparing for Academic Excellence

Jul 25,2015 - Best practices for Academic Success for Back to School

Code Writing Kids 2015 Summer Programs

Jul 13,2015 - Web Design, Mobile App, and Python Programming Workshops

Bay Area Tutoring Association Founder and CEO, Chris Norwood, Featured in Faith Blog

Jul 8,2015 - Educating and Equipping the Next Generation

Bay Area Tutoring Association organizes Silicon Valley Parents Meetup Group

Jun 12,2015 - Silicon Valley Parents Meetup Group

Learn About Common Core State Standards & Summer Time Learning Opportunities!

May 28,2015 - Common Core State Standards and Summer Learning Best Practices

Let’s learn about Common Core State Standards & how you can help!

Apr 16,2015 - Bay Area Tutoring Association holds its first Meetup

Code Writing Kids Program Receives Grant from KLA Tencor

Apr 15,2015 - Two 8-week Introductory Linux/Python Workshops for Middle School Students

Code Writing for Kids Spring Break Camp

Apr 5,2015 - Website Design Fundamentals

Umpqua Bank Charitable Foundation provides $2,500 grant to Bay Area Tutoring Association

Mar 15,2015 - Bay Area Tutoring Association receives grant from Umpqua Bank for its kindergarten readiness program

Juniper Networks Foundation awards $1,000 grant to Bay Area Tutoring Association

Mar 1,2015 - uniper Networks supports academic tutoring and STEM enrichment activities

Code Writing for Kids Workshops!

Feb 10,2015 - Scratch Game Dev and Design an APP!

Winter Code Writing Workshops

Dec 30,2014 - Code Writing and App Dev for All Ages!

Writing Workshops for Juniors and Seniors

Nov 22,2014 - SAT Essay and Personal Statements


Nov 9,2014 - Workshops for the SATs and ACTs

Bay Area Tutoring Association Founder Elected To Milpitas School Board

Nov 5,2014 - Long time Milpitas resident and education professional, Chris Norwood garners enough votes to become member of Milpitas School Board.

Milpitas Post Editorial Endorsement of Chris Norwood for Milpitas School Board

Oct 10,2014 - Chris Norwood, Founder of Bay Area Tutoring Association brings a unique persective

Founder of Bay Area Tutoring Association seeks position on home town school board

Oct 7,2014 - Accomplished Bay Area Tutor Chris Norwood Looking to Make His Mark on Milpitas School Board

SAT/ACT Summer Sessions Round 2!

Aug 20,2014 - Small Group SAT/ACT Tutoring Sessions

Bay Area Tutoring Association Launches Code Writing Kids Programs in Milpitas, Fremont, Berryessa

Aug 15,2014 - esign Animation, Create Video Games, Build Interactive Stories and More. Build a love for technology that will last a lifetime.

Common Core Tutoring Club

Jul 1,2014 - Affordable Help for Struggling Students

SAT/ACT Summer Sessions

Jun 8,2014 - Group Tutoring for the June SAT and ACT


May 5,2014 - Prepare for Success on the April/May SAT and ACT!

Code Writing for Kids Camp

Apr 5,2014 - Spring Break Coding Camp for Kids!

Let’s Meetup, Network and Explore Opportunities

Jan 18,2014 - Bay Area Tutoring Association joins Meetup

Announcing Bay Area Tutoring Association

Jan 14,2014 - Bay Area Tutoring Association Launch Press Release