Tutor Training

The Learning Center prepares tutors through a variety of interactive training sessions throughout the year. The following training topics are designed to support new and continuing tutors in their roles, as well help them develop competencies for their future careers.

Training Information


Pre-Semester Training Topics

  • Learning Center Program Introduction
  • Tutoring 101
  • Professionalism
  • Ethics & Title IX
  • C.A.R.E Services
  • Learning Theory
  • Metacognition
  • Mindset
  • Tutor Cycle
  • Classroom Outreach
  • Roleplays & Practice Sessions

Fall Mid-Semester Topics

  • Engaging Students in Active Learning
  • Art of Questioning
  • Active Listening

Spring Mid-Semester Topics

  • Equitable Practices
  • Zone of Proximal Development (ZPD) and Scaffolding
  • Supporting College Reading
  • NACE Career Competencies Development