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Handle Associates is a private, independently owned learning center that provides customized tutorials to meet each child’s learning needs. At Handle Associates, our students’ success is our highest priority!

We offer: 

  • Customized learning programs (Math, Reading, Writing, Test Prep, Study Skills)
  • Academic remediation
  • Academic enrichment
  • Support for parent-school conferences
  • Referrals for academic programs

We are: 

  • Highly experienced and professional educators
  • Student advocates
  • A center for students of ALL abilities 
  • Independently owned and franchise free
  • Your key to achieve! 

Read more about the programs and services that we offer!


"We cannot thank you enough, without your preparation which helped her get into Choate, K's life would be so different"

L (mother of Guilford 9th. grader)

"K is now a senior at Choate and got accepted early action to Berklee College of Music which was her first choice school! I cannot thank you enough for all your help since we moved here when she was 8 years old! "

LG, mother of Choate senior

"Thank you so very much Laura! He found your essay meeting quite helpful . . . You have been such a great help to Tyler!"

PM, mother of BHS senior

"K was very excited about her ACT's and said, 'Now I can go to college.' Thank you so much for your help and patience"

(mother of senior student - Branford, CT)

"Thank you Laura...I have been spreading the word about how great Handle Associates, I'm so happy to hear that some of Chris's friends are listening. "

Lisa F mother of BHS senior

"You have given her a lot of positive feedback and she feels very comfortable with you. Thanks! "

ME mother of 8th. grade WIS student preparing for SSAT.

"Thanks for all your help! (My daughter) would never have known what she was capable of if she wasn't there"

(Guilford mother of Choate student)

"I love your worksheets that address outlining, and I have used them(with my classes)."

ML, 8th. grade English teacher, Adams Middle School

"My daughter attended your (Test Prep) sessions, and I wanted to let you know that she was accepted and is going in September to Taft so thank you for your help."

DC- Branford

"You worked with my daughter last year, Erin. She did get into the program of her choice, UCONN Honors, thank you!"

KM mother of Hand HS senior about SAT preparation