Plan
Design
Implement 
Evaluate

School Based Tutoring
Program and Funding Seminars


TutorLink is pleased to offer training opportunities for administrators, faculty and staff. During this training, you will interact with Certified Master Tutor/Trainers.

  • You will learn three essential elements for any successful tutoring program, experience several tutor training methods and activities, and explore program funding possibilities.

  • As part of your training materials, you will receive a complete TutorLink grant template to seek state and/or federal funding.
Participants Receive: Completed Grant Template
Requisite Hours Toward Certification

Sample Topics:

Benefits of Tutoring
Value of Training Tutors
Building or Improving Your Tutorial Program.
Essential Skills for Tutors
Evaluating Your Program and Tutors
Finding Funding for Your Program

TutorLink participated in the following professional conferences:

  • Miami Dade Schools Title I Instructional Fair
  • National Middle School Principal's Association
  • College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA)
  • Chicago Principals' Conference
  • Council for Opportunity in Education COE/TRIO
  • National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP)
  • National Association of Developmental Educators (NADE)
  • Florida Ed Tech Conference
  • Wisconsin Secondary Principals Association Annual Conference
  • National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP)
  • National Tutoring Association (NTA)
  • National College Learning Centers Association (NCLCA)
  • National Math Labs Conference
  • Pima County Arizona Education Roundtable
  • Indiana Secondary Schools Principals Association Annual Conference

Establish or Improve your Tutoring Program with Training and TutorLink National Certification
Training and certification is now available in conjunction with the TutorLink program. Take your tutoring program to a higher level by making the most of TutorLink's resources and experience. High quality training, structured tutoring sessions, and certification are important for all individuals committed to tutorial excellence and student achievement: teachers, administrators, professional tutors, volunteers, peers and cross-age tutors.



Visit the following links to find out more about the TutorLink In-Service training:

>>> Training Features

>>> Training Topics

>>> What Other Have To Say...

>>> About The Trainers


To learn more about how to schedule a training, use our contact form by clicking on the "Contact Us" button on the menu to your left OR call your TutorLink consultant at
520-440-5049.









In-Service Training Features


TutorLink's dynamic research-based training courses, support materials, and services will increase the effectiveness of your Tutor training program and provide professional credentials for you and your tutors.



Here are some of the key features of the
training and certification courses:

 

In Service Training Fees are quoted. All In Service Training are customized to fit the needs of your program.



To learn more about how to schedule a training, use our contact form by clicking on the "Contact Us" button on the menu to your left OR call your TutorLink consultant at
520-440-5049.









In-Service Training Topics


The power of tutoring will create exciting results and rewards for students, tutors, your school and community.

Take advantage of an opportunity to train and certify your faculty coordinators and tutors. Get connected to the community of professional educators and tutors from across the nation. This training is devoted to an analysis of operational and educational aspects of tutoring for all grade levels and courses. Specific discussions include: causes for low grades, tutoring methodology which promotes self-directed learning, identification of courses and subjects which have the highest tutoring demand, and ten reasons why students don't study.

Additional topics include:
  1. How to recruit, train, and retrain tutors.
  2. Documenting and evaluating your program.
  3. How to improve an existing program.
  4. How to begin a tutoring program: start-up, implementation, evaluation.
  5. Essential steps for successful tutoring sessions.
  6. Promoting your program to students, administrators, and community leaders.

Whether you are just getting started or directing an established program, this training will show you how to maximize your tutoring potential.

You'll also explore:
  • Current research in tutoring
  • Accurate assessment and/or diagnosis of academic strengths and weaknesses
  • Motivating students to work harder and smarter
  • Assisting students with special needs
  • Tutoring techniques which improve study skills
  • Benchmarking and troubleshooting student progress
  • How to effectively schedule students and tutors
In Service Training Fees are quoted. All In Service Training are customized to fit the needs of your program.



To learn more about how to schedule a training, use our contact form by clicking on the "Contact Us" button on the menu to your left OR call your TutorLink consultant at
520-440-5049.








About TutorLink Trainers...


TutorLink trainers are nationally recognized educational professionals representing respected institutions from across the United States. Every TutorLink trainer is certified as a Master Level Tutor Trainer/Administrator, indicating their compliance with the rigorous standards of the TutorLink certification process. Our trainers work under the direction of Thom Redicks, thereby ensuring TutorLink standards for excellence in education and training.

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.





To learn more about how to schedule a training workshop, use our contact form by clicking on the "Contact Us" button on the menu to your left OR call your TutorLink consultant at
520-440-5049.