Thom Redicks is president of TutorLink and The National Tutoring Resource Center (NTRC). Since 1987 Thom has conducted clinical research, collecting data from diverse tutoring scenarios in every academic discipline and at all grade levels, as well as working with student assistance programs. From this data and experience, proven and promising program designs, methods, practices, protocols, benchmarks, and evaluation instruments are developed for use in school-based, non-profit organization, and professional tutoring programs. Thom’s multi-disciplinary tutoring experience has provided successful tutoring methods to thousands of students of all ages.
In 2001, TutorLink, in conjunction with World Book, published the TutorLink Peer/Cross Age Tutor Training Program. The TutorLink program won the Chicago Book Clinic Top Award for Supplemental Materials, and the TutorLink Training Video services produced by Creative Street received numerous awards and recognition including a Telly.
Thom is past President of the National Tutoring Association, was Membership Chair from 1999-2005 and was also a member of the Executive Board. The NTA membership rose over 2300 percent during his five-year period as Membership Chair.
He also served on the Board of Trustees for the St. Vincent Hospital Learning Support Center Academy+ in Indianapolis. He is a commissioner for the Arizona Department of Education CTE Skills Standards Assessment Commission. Additionally, he is a member of the Business Education Partnership Committee-Tucson Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, and the Business and Industry Advisory Committee for the Pima County Arizona Joint Technical Education District (PIMA JTED). He also serves on the BEP Committee for the Tucson Unified School District Joint Technical Education District (TUSD JTED).
Thom conducts TutorLink professional development workshops and TutorLink in-service training sessions for school districts and nonprofit social service organizations across the country.