October, 2023

My Private Professor, LLC (MPP) is providing discounted tutoring to over 70,000 Southwest Airlines Employees & their dependents.

MPP, an impact-driven, online educational services company that collaborates with businesses and organizations to provide personalized tutoring services to clients and employees, is offering individualized, online tutoring in all K-12 subjects at an exclusive discount to Southwest families across the country.

“We know that education has the potential to positively impact the earning potential of students & their families. Moreover, the data is clear that tutoring is one of the best tools to improve educational outcomes,” notes Sona Shah, CEO & Founder of MPP.

“Tutoring can help our employees who want to further their own education for career advancement,” shares Kara Pena, Program Administrator for Total Rewards at Southwest. “This offering also is a convenient and cost-effective option for those with families who want to enroll their children in tutoring.”

Indeed, tutoring is “one of the most agreed-upon and impactful tools available to educators for improving student learning.” (Poverty Action Lab’s “The Transformative Potential of Tutoring for PreK-12 Learning Outcomes: Lessons from Randomized Evaluations.”)

“We’d like to create a robust Discount Program that gives Southwest more of a competitive edge and allows our new and existing Employees to feel a sense of gratitude for the many rewards that come with a career at Southwest Airlines. We feel the tutoring services will help attract and retain Employees,” notes Pena.

“It has been a pleasure working with Kara to provide discounted, online tutoring to the Southwest Airlines team and their families,” notes Anna Ditch, Director of Partnerships at My Private Professor.

“When speaking with Kara, it was clear that she wanted a perk that would support the academic needs of Southwest Airlines Employees and their children. It was refreshing to collaborate with an individual who truly cares about the well-being of those on their team,” shares Ditch.

Adds Shah, “Our team is thrilled to partner with an organization like Southwest Airlines, which provides access to an important resource that will positively impact their team’s families.”

About Southwest Airlines:

Southwest Airlines is a major airline based in Dallas, Texas, and the world’s largest low-cost carrier. Southwest Airlines provides its services in 121 airports across 11 countries. Southwest aims to empower people by providing friendly, reliable, and low-cost transportation and hospitality.

To learn more about Southwest Airlines, please visit www.southwest.com.

About MPP:

My Private Professor is an impact-driven educational services company that collaborates with businesses and organizations to offer personalized, online tutoring services to employees, clients, and their families, and gives back with every tutoring hour to support students in underserved communities.

To learn more about My Private Professor, please visit https://myprivateprofessor.com.