SUNY Delhi Tutoring Program Receives International Certification

DELHI, NY (12/14/2013)(readMedia)-- SUNY Delhi's Resnick Learning Center has received International Tutor Training Program Certification (ITPPC) from the College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA).

SUNY Delhi is one of about 800 tutorial programs in the United States and Canada that have received tutor training certification through the CRLA since 1989. The certification recognizes an internationally accepted standard of skills and training for tutors.

"This certification affirms the quality academic support Delhi offers students. It was the energy, patience and diligence of our tutorial services coordinator, Josephine Monaco, that earned us approval and certification for the Learning Center," said Michele DeFreece, Director of the Resnick Learning Center.

The Learning Center offers a variety of resources, programs and services to prepare students for the rigors of the college experience. SUNY Delhi's tutoring services are available to all students and are offered in most entry level, general education courses, as well as some higher level courses. Tutoring is provided by trained peer tutors, faculty volunteer tutors and professional tutors. Services are available on site and online.

ITTPC has been endorsed by the Council of Learning Assistance and Developmental Education Associations (CLADEA), the National Association for Developmental Education (NADE) and the Commission XVI of the American College Personnel Association. Other national organizations/programs that endorse the CRLA's ITTPC program include the National College Learning Center Association (NCLCA), Association for the Tutoring Profession (ATP) and the National Center for Developmental Education (NCDE).

The College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA) is a national organization made up of postsecondary student-oriented learning assistance professionals. CRLA membership includes faculty in various fields (reading, writing, math, and education), supplemental instruction and tutor training administrators, learning assistance and study skills professionals, learning center administrators, and developmental education faculty. CRLA provides a platform for professional development and the promotion of research, as well as a forum for communicating best practices in specific educational fields.