Writing Center Tutoring Training & Advancement

Tutor training Standards

Everyone who successfully completes  English 3890 Writing Center Tutor Training  will complete Level 1 certification by the end of the semester.  If tutors want to advance to Level 2 or Level 3, they need to complete the requirements for those levels, as listed in these documents.  Our monthly tutor training meetings will offer training to meet the requirements for levels 2 and 3.  Advancement to the various levels will be accompanied by a pay raise. 

In addition to completing the trainings, if tutors wish to advance to level 2 or level 3, they will need to 

  • Complete an approved research project.  Must be approved in advance by the writing center director.
  • Complete 25 hours of tutoring sessions (after research project has been approved)
  • Submit session logs (for the 25 hours) that include thoughtful reflections about tutor growth
  • Be observed by a supervisor or student director at least twice 
  • Observe peers at least twice, submit observation forms.