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'Do the Math' seeking on-air math tutors for 2022-23 season

Kern County Superintendent of Schools

For the past 20 years, KCSOS’s “Do the Math” live call-in TV show and free math tutoring program has helped thousands of Kern County 4th-12th graders with their math homework. As the program gears up for its 21st season, which will run from September 2022 through April 2023, on-air tutors are being sought.

Candidates must have a math degree and be able to work with students in grades 4-12 individually on-air and over the phone. Tutors must be available on Tuesdays and/or Wednesdays after 4 p.m.

“Becoming an on-air tutor gave me the chance to try new strategies and connect my students with new outlets to share their learning,” said “Do the Math” tutor Devin Rossiter. “Plus, what kid wouldn’t want to see their teacher on TV?!”

Interested candidates are urged to email “Do the Math” Host, Michael Cushine at [email protected] no later than May 20. Interviews/Auditions will be held on June 7 from 1 to 3 p.m. and June 9 from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Kern Educational Television Network (KETN) studio located at 1300 17th St. in Downtown Bakersfield.

About Do the Math

“Do the Math” is part of 60-plus hours of weekly K-12 educational programing aligned to state standards that is available through KCSOS’s Kern Education Television Network (KETN). The live TV show airs from 4 to 5 p.m. every Tuesday and Wednesday during the school year. “Math in the Real World” segments air every Wednesday. Special segments, guests and contests supplement the math instruction.

Free, phone-in tutoring is available to students from 4 to 5 p.m. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays by calling (661) 636-4357 or toll free at (866) 636-6284. “Do the Math” can be seen in Bakersfield on Spectrum Cable Channel 15, in California City, Boron and Mojave on Ch. 19, and in Rosamond on Channel 180.

For more information, visit http://www.dothemathonline.net. You can also follow “Do the Math” on social media: Facebook: @dothemathbakersfield, Twitter: @dothemathbak, Instagram: _dothemath_.