Information for Tutors

Information for Tutors

Tutor Training & Meetings

New Tutor Orientations

All new tutors must attend an orientation before they begin tutoring.  Orientations cover SSC mission and outcomes, tutor ethics, tutoring policies and procedures, hiring and payroll, and how to conduct the first session. Each new tutor is assigned a senior tutor at orientation. 

Please review the the SSC Tutor Handbook before the orientation.

Click here for the current New Tutor Orientation Schedule.

Read some Letters to Future Tutors from Past Tutors

All Tutor Meetings & Supplemental Training Sessions

All Tutor, Supplemental Training, and other meetings (required for both new and returning tutors.)  Two hours of additional training sessions are required each quarter for returning tutors, and are a prerequisite for pay raises.

Click here for the current meeting schedule.

Tutor Training Courses

All new tutors, unless exempt, enroll in and attend a tutor training class during the first quarter of tutoring.

LRNA 98 - Tutor Training for Math & Science Tutors

(for new math and science tutors)

  • Instructor: Diana Alves de Lima with Melissa Aguilar and SSC Instructional Support staff.
  • 1 Unit.  Meets five times on Fridays.
  • Meets on Fridays 1:30-3:10 PM in S16 beginning week 3.
  • In addition to the class, tutors complete "topic-specific" workshop sessions or activities.

More information about LRNA 98

 

LRNA /SPCH 96 - Intro to Peer Tutoring in Groups

(for new Skills Adjunct, group tutors and general subject tutors)

  • Instructor: Diana Alves de Lima with Stephanie Pham and SSC Instructional Support staff.
  • 2 Units.  Meets six times, beginning week 3.
  • SPRING 2014: Meets on Fridays 9:30-11:20 pm in MCC13 beginning week 3.

More information about LRNA 96

 
LRNA/EWRT  97 - Intro to Peer Tutoring in Writing

(for new Writing & Reading Center tutors)

  • Instructors: Diana Alves de Lima with WRC Instructional Support staff
  • 3 Units.  Meets weekly, beginning week 1.
  • Spring 2014: Meets on Thursdays 4:00-5:50 PM  in L75, beginning week 1

More information about LRNA/EWRT 97

 


Topic-Specific Sessions: New math/science tutors are required to complete four 90-minute topic-specific sessions, or approved alternative training activity. 

Returning Tutor Required Sessions: All returning tutors are required to complete two topic-specific sessions, or approved alternative training activity.  See link for options and details.

All Tutor Meetings: Please see the meetings page for  All Tutor and other meetings (required for both new and returning tutors.)

Tutor Resources: See our list of resources for tutors and students--subject area links, learning skills, learning styles and more!


Tutor Training Archives:





Information for Tutors
Building: Library 107, L47, and S43

CONTACTS
Diana Alves De Lima
Phone:408.864.8485

Melissa Aguilar
Phone:
408.864.5422

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Last Updated: 4/8/14