Resources for Tutors

Tutor Training/Events

Salt Lake Community College is accredited through the College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA) to train and certify tutors at levels 1, 2, and 3. The department of STEM Learning Resources offers training workshops on a rotating basis for each level. Typically, CRLA level one certification classes are offered during the fall and spring semesters, CRLA level two certification classes are offered during the spring semester, and CRLA level three certification classes are offered during the summer semester.

CRLA Level One Certification Classes – Spring 2020

Date Time Workshop Topic Workshop Instructor
Jan. 27 2:30 - 4:30 pm

Introduction to

Tutoring and STEP

STEM Learning Resources

Feb. 10 2:30 - 4:30 pm

Tutoring Students with
Disabilities

Kelly Wiliamson

February 24 5:30 - 7:30 pm

Referral Skills

Devan Church and Renee Mixco

March 2 2:30 - 4:30 pm

Difficult Situations & Assertive
Communication

Dani Smull

March 9 5:30 - 7:30 pm

Critical Thinking &
Study Skills

Jennifer Hunt & Dani Smull

March 23 5:30 - 7:30 pm

Adult Learners &
Learning Styles

Santosh Balijepalli & Jennifer Hunt

Tutor Training - CRLA Level One Registration

Registration for Spring 2020 CRLA 1 will open in December 2019.


CRLA Level Two Certification Classes – Spring 2020

Date Time Workshop Topic Workshop Instructor
Mar. 23 2:30 - 4:30 pm CRLA I Review & Probing Questions Santosh Balijepalli
Mar. 30 2:30 - 4:30 pm Tutoring English
Language Learners
Jorge Ortega
Apr. 6 2:30 - 4:30 pm The Growth Mindset and Is Unlearning a thing? Devan Church and Santosh Balijepalli
Apr. 13 2:30 - 4:30 pm

Effective

Communication

Liz Leckie

Apr. 20 2:30 - 4:30 pm

Cultural Awareness

TBA

Apr. 27 2:30 - 4:30 pm

Practicum: Tutoring in

Content Areas

STEM Learning Resources

Tutor Training - CRLA Level Two Registration

Registration for CRLA 2 will open in December 2019.


CRLA Level Three Certification Classes – Summer 2020

Date Time Workshop Topic
May 18 2:30 - 4:30 pm

Self-Regulated

Learning

Jun. 1 2:30 - 4:30 pm

Structuring the

Learning Experience

Jun. 15 2:30 - 4:30 pm

Equitable Tutoring

Practice

Jun. 29 2:30 - 4:30 pm

The Role of Learning Centers in Higher

Education

Jul. 13 2:30 - 4:30 pm

Group Supervision &

Management

Jul. 27 2:30 - 4:30 pm

Practicum

Registration for CRLA 3 will open in March 2020. Please note – to certify for Level III, you must attend all of the workshops listed above. There are no exceptions to this policy.

Tutor Training – CRLA Level Three Registration

August 16, 2019
11:00 AM to 3:30 PM
SI 101 & 201

Every year, the STEM Learning Center tutors come together for Tutor Development Day. This is an opportunity for teambuilding, learning about the most effective tutoring techniques, and discussing strategies for promoting active learning at SLCC. Tutor Development Day is held the Friday before the Fall semester starts each year.

Utah Regional CRLA Conference

The College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA) is a professional organization for those interested in tutoring, mentoring, learning assistance, and more in higher education. The Utah Regional Chapter of CRLA holds an annual conference in the late spring that is a great opportunity for tutors to attend or to present on a topic of their choice related to tutoring and learning assistance.

NCLCA Utah

The National College Learning Center Association (NCLCA) is a professional organization for learning center personnel. Utah recently formed a regional chapter of NCLCA and will be hosting a regional conference in summer 2020

SLCC Resources

Student Writing and Reading Center: The SLCC Student Writing & Reading Center helps you to succeed as a student by helping you to improve as a writer and a reader. We offer free, in-person and online consultations for all SLCC students enrolled in any class. We also have a variety of literacy resources for students and teachers.

Business Resource Instructional Center (B.R.I.C.): The B.R.I.C offers SLCC students' resources to succeed in their Business courses. Resources include: study space, free, drop-in Accounting and CSIS tutoring, group study rooms, computers, Business advisors and IT Support.

Center for Languages:

  • Helps students develop their communicative skills—listening, speaking, reading, writing—in the target language through the use of audio/video and computer-based language learning programs.
  • Helps students develop a knowledge of other cultures and become global citizens!
  • Provides students and faculty with a place to meet and interact in the various languages offered by SLCC: American Sign Language, Chinese, French, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish.
  • Offers free tutoring. Students enrolled in a language course can receive assistance from tutors with native or near-native proficiency.

Presentation Skills Lab: The Presentation Skills Lab is for all students who need extra help with presentation software, visual aids, outlines, content, organization, delivery and more. We offer free, one-on-one assistance and direction to meet your specific presentation challenges.

ePortfolio Lab: The ePortfolio lab helps students to build their SLCC ePortfolio pages.

Behavioral Intervention Team: The Behavioral Intervention Team's purpose is to serve as the coordinating hub for a network of campus resources focused on education, prevention and intervention in situations involving students experiencing distress, engaging in disruptive behaviors, and/or posing a threat of harm to themselves or others. BIT will offer case coordination and consultation, assess needs and at-risk behaviors, and develop intervention and support plans for students of concern.

Public Safety:

Parking Lot Escort Service: A parking lot safety escort service is available through SLCC’s Department of Public Safety. Request the service by calling 801-957-3800 from any campus between 6:00-10:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The nearest Campus Safety Officer (CSO) or Utah Highway Patrol Officer will be dispatched to escort you to your car. It is advisable that you use the buddy system and walk with a friend after dark.

Locked Keys in Car: Taylorsville Redwood and South City campuses

What dispatch needs to know:

  • Campus
  • Parking lot letter or number
  • Type and color of a vehicle
  • Your name
  • Cell phone if available

Center for Health and Counseling: The Center for Health and Counseling is a college community partner promoting and supporting student success and personal development by providing quality, accessible, affordable, culturally sensitive and confidential services through an integrative and collaborative approach to medical care, mental health counseling, health education and massage therapy.

Thayne Center

Dental Hygiene Clinic: All services performed by SLCC dental hygiene students are under the direct supervision of licensed dental professionals. Treatment completion may take more than one visit.

Bruin Pantry: The Bruin Pantry Works to address food security for SLCC students, staff and faculty. We aim to provide safe, quality, and nutritious food. We also hope to
increase awareness and access to community resources.

Disability Resource Center: The Disability Resource Center is here to facilitate inclusion and equal access for all students and provide accommodations to students with disabilities.

Academic Advising: The purpose of Academic Advising is to help students identify their educational and career goals, advise students about their pathway of study, and work with students to create academic plans that lead to successful completion.

Veterans’ Resources: The purpose of Veterans Services is to provide comprehensive assistance and support to all SLCC veterans and their dependents

Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs: The purpose of the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs is to engage, support and advance an inclusive learning environment that advocates for equity, values and celebrates diversity, fosters respect, and elevates student retention and academic excellence.

TRIO Programs: The purpose of TRIO Programs is to provide support for Pell eligible and first-generation college students to access college, graduate, and attain their educational, career, and personal goals in preparation for their contribution to a global workforce.

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