It is the perfect tutor training program for after school course tutors, home school networks, high school and college students, professional and parent volunteers. Included within the certification program are K-12 Math and English Language Arts academic ability exams. There are optional academic competency exams for individuals who have specific areas of academic expertise i.e Advanced Mathematics, AP/IB Courses, Sciences, Physics and Foreign Languages.
As noted by the Department of Education, tutoring provides students with immediate access to positive and corrective feedback, Social Emotional Learning (SEL) support, academic intervention and enrichment opportunities. Additional research shows students with access to tutoring have better school attendance, are more motivated, less frustrated and displayimproved interpersonal skills.
As the majority of the United Kingdom shifts to the era of Common Core State Standards, the demand for tutoring is increasing dramatically. Success of Common Core State Standards will require more than new books, technology, strategies and curriculums. Common Core State Standards success will require additional student and teach support. There will be a needed increase in academic time. There will also be a significant decrease in the number of parents who are able to support their children academically. Tutoring has become a societal necessity versus a luxury. Certified tutors help students transition from the skill and drill to will and skills.
Whether you are an experienced tutor, or just getting started, certification displays a commitment to excellence. Being "certified" shows potential colleges, clients and employers that you possess the ability, knowledge and training needed to become manager or organizational leader.
As a form of part time employment, college students, home school teachers, exsisting tutors, available professionals and retirees will have the opportunity to mentor, share life and academic experiences while generating income higher then minimum wage.
Our tutor certification program is comprised of 12 modules. Each requires approximately 120 minutes of classroom instruction. Full certification requires the completion of all modules.