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 the author of The Peer Tutoring Program Administrative Guide, The Guide to The Tutoring Process, and The Guide to Training Tutors published by World Book. He is Executive Director of The TutorLink Tutor Training Video Series.
He is a Life Member of the National Tutoring Association, served on the NTA Executive Board and as the NTA Membership Chair from 1999-2005.
He also served on the Board of Trustees for the St. Vincent Hospital Learning Support Center Academy + in Indianapolis. In addition to being President of TutorLink and the NTRC, he currently is a Commissioner for the Arizona Department of Education CTE Skills Standards Assessment Commission. He is a member of the University of Arizona STEM Learning Center Planning Committee, a member of the Pima County Joint Technical Education District Business and Industry Council, a Partner of Read On Arizona, and recent Chair of the Workforce Readiness-Education Committee of the Tucson Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce.
Thom conducts program assessments, evaluations, and on-site training for school based learning support/tutoring program administrators, coordinators and tutors in school districts, colleges, universities and non-profit social service agencies across the country.