Become a Tutor

happy studentsThe foundation of the tutorial program at NCC is the quality of our tutors: We are always looking for the best peer and professional tutors.

Our tutors work closely with faculty to help students succeed and become independent learners. We offer a complete and rigorous tutor training program certified by the College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA) as well as other professional development opportunities.

Peer Tutors
Are you a current Northampton student with the knowledge and skills to help others succeed? Peer tutoring could be a great way for you to earn money while supporting your fellow NCC students in their studies.

Peer Tutors must:

  • be enrolled at NCC and completed at least 9 credit hours.
  • have earned a B or higher in the course(s) they wish to tutor.
  • have earned at least a 2.75 cumulative GPA.
  • possess excellent communication skills.
  • be recommended by two NCC faculty members.
  • be willing to complete ten hours of basic tutor training.

Paraprofessional and Professional Tutors
Many of our tutors possess Associates, Bachelors, or Masters degrees. Reading/Writing Tutors must have a B.A. or higher.

Paraprofessional and Professional Tutors must:

  • have earned a B or higher in the subject area they wish to tutor.
  • have earned at least a 2.75 cumulative GPA.
  • provide an official college or graduate school transcript and recommendations.
  • possess excellent communication skills.
  • be willing to be interviewed by an NCC instructor.
  • be willing to complete ten hours of basic tutor training.

Current NCC students interested in becoming tutors should request and complete The Learning Center Application available at the front desk, by calling 610-861-5517, or contacting the LC secretary Terry Brindisi at tbrindisi@northampton.edu.  Paraprofessionals and Professionals interested in becoming a tutor at NCC should review the postings on NCC Jobs.

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