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About Us


Kalamazoo Area Tutoring Association, Inc. is a parent-facilitated co-op which operates every Monday from September to May at Centerpoint Church in Kalamazoo. Qualified, experienced, Christian tutors provide a wide variety of academic classes including core classes for all ages and many exciting electives. KAT has brought families together for over 21 years of educational excellence - Honoring Christ academically, spiritually, and socially.  Learning and memories that will last a lifetime!

Philippians 1:9-11 says, "And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight, so that you may be able to discern what is best and may be pure and blameless until the day of Christ, filled with the fruit of righteousness that comes through Jesus Christ–to the glory and praise of God."

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Centerpoint Church

2345 N. 10th Street

Kalamazoo, MI 49009

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A Day at KAT

Find out what a day at KAT looks like and all the information needed to make that first day as easy as possible! 

Meet Your KAT Team!

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Parent Advisory Committee (PAC)

The PAC is responsible for maintaining the everyday requirements to make KAT a success for both tutors and families. 

Bonnie Snell, Chair and IT

Katie Zeilenga, Secretary

Jen Adams, Treasurer

Laura Scheid, Yearbook Liaison

Diane Bowman, Member

Paola Diaz-DeYoung, Member

Lindsey VanderMeer, Member

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Board of Directors

The KAT Board of Directors is the overseeing entity for business and legal matters. They assist the PAC as need and enforce and support the participant guidelines and policies of KAT. 

Dr. Peter Wielhouwer, Chair

Jennifer Crabiel, Treasurer

Ann Huyck, Secretary

Dan Scheid, Member

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Jocelyn Childs
Building Supervisor

The KAT Building Supervisor is an essential part of KAT.  Jocelyn is the monitor liaison and all-around coordinator for classroom set-up, tear-down, and tutor needs throughout the day!

KAT is truly thankful for Jocelyn and all she does to keep our co-op running smoothly!  What an amazing blessing to our KAT family! 

 Statement of Faith

  • All mankind has sinned. (Romans 3:23)

  • Jesus Christ came to earth to pay the penalty for sin through His death on the cross and resurrection to life. (Romans 4:25; 6:23)

  • The Bible is the inspired, inerrant, authoritative Word of God. (2 Timothy 2:15-16)

  • The word of God teaches us to deny ungodliness and worldly desires; we are to live sensible, righteous and godly lives. (Titus 2:11-13)

  • We believe in the sanctity of marriage; it is between one man and one woman. (Genesis 2:7-24; Matthew 19)

  • Salvation comes by grace through faith in God's son, Jesus Christ, totally apart from human merit. (John 1:12; 3:16 and Ephesians 2:8-10)

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