Educational Institutions

Jan's Tutoring House

  • Washington, DC
  • www.friendsoftylerschool.org

Mission Statement

Friends+of+Tyler+School+%28FOTS%29+is+a+volunteer+organization+established+in+1990+to+provide+educational+and+cultural+enrichment+experiences+for+inner-city+children+living+in+a+public+housing+area+within+the+Tyler+School+district+of+SE+Washington%2C+D.C.+The+neighborhood+is+well-known+for+crime+and+drugs.+%0D%0A

ruling year

1991

Principal Officer

Self-reported

Ms. Tonya Woods

Keywords

Self-reported

tutoring, mentoring, reading, children, inner-city,education

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Also Known As

FOTS

EIN

52-1705197

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Educational Services and Schools - Other (B90)

Remedial Reading, Reading Encouragement (B92)

Adult, Child Matching Programs (O30)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

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Financials

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JANS TUTORING HOUSE
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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Jan's Tutoring House

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Ms. Tonya Woods

BIO

Tonya Porter Woods joined FOTS in April 2004 as the Executive Director, reporting to the Board of Directors. She is responsible for the daily operation and management of FOTS, including financial management, implementation of policies and procedures, program management, and community relations. From June 2002 to April 2004, Ms. Woods served as program director at the Hopkins Branch of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Washington, DC. There she administered all programs and activities, assessing the needs of community members and then planning, developing, and scheduling programs to meet those needs. She also has been a program coordinator at the Benjamin Foloius Academy in Morningside, Maryland and a supervisor at the Friendship House Association. Ms. Woods studied English and journalism at the University of the District of Columbia and has completed training in wireless and network communications (Tech Center Director?s Institute, Boys and Girls Clubs of America); youth development, programs and program management (Academy of Boys and Girls Clubs Professionals); school-age development and curriculum (Montgomery Child Care Association Training Institute); and early childhood development and curriculum (University of the District of Columbia College of Continuing Education).

Governance

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?


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CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?


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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?


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BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?


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BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?