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Tutor Now: GED® and HiSET® Prep

26 June 2018
When:
October 28, 2018 @ 5:40 pm – November 11, 2018 @ 6:40 pm
2018-10-28T17:40:00-04:00
2018-11-11T18:40:00-05:00
Where:
Online Course
Cost:
Free
Contact:

Our volunteers are at the heart of our work. In Philadelphia, volunteer adult education tutors serve multitudes of adult students every year providing, mentorship, support and academic guidance. They aid staff, especially adult education teachers who rely on them to help facilitate lesson plans and hone in on students who benefit from more focused support.

The first step to becoming an Adult Education Tutor is to attend one of the FREE tutor trainings offered by the Office of Adult Education. The training is open to everyone – no teaching experience required!  For volunteers who may have teaching experience from K-12 education settings, this training will draw on your existing knowledge and help you prepare to work with adult learners in Adult Basic Education and English as a Second Language. After completion, trained tutors are placed at adult education programs throughout Philadelphia. Click here to learn more about our volunteer program.

Interested in volunteering? Sign up to become an adult education volunteer tutor today!

DESCRIPTION

The Tutor Now: GED® and HiSET® Prep training offer tutors the skills to help students achieve success in passing the GED® or HiSET® exams to obtain their Commonwealth Secondary School Diploma (CSSD). The training provides specific information regarding the tests, tools to help students organize information to effectively answer test questions and tools to help learners develop and use testing skills strategically to maximize outcomes.

Online Training Course

The online training allows volunteers to complete the work online at their own pace within the two-week period. An online facilitator will provide guidance, clarification, support and evaluate the work submitted by potential volunteers.

SCHEDULE

3-week course

The online Tutor Now, GED® and HiSET® Prep course requires participants to complete 7 to 13 hours of training (4 to 5 hours a week).

Click here to learn more about volunteering.

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