Tarleton Earns CRLA International Tutor Training Certification


Tuesday, June 7, 2022

STEPHENVILLE, Texas — Tarleton State University’s Tutoring and Learning Center has completed the International Tutor Training Program Certification (ITTPC) peer review process and been certified as a Level 1, 2 and 3 tutor training program by the internationally recognized College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA).

Achieving certification means that the tutoring program meets CRLA’s standards for tutor selection, training, direct service and evaluation as an integral part of its overall tutoring package.

“Providing high-quality academic support services to Tarleton students is the mission of University College,” said Dean Dr. Wayne Atchley. “This certification further enhances our ability to serve all Tarleton students.  I am proud of the staff of the Tutoring and Learning Center for their dedication to seek this certification.”

For more than 30 years CRLA has been a leader in learning assistance, reading and academic support programs. It has almost 1,300 members and over 2,000 certified training programs worldwide.

It comprises a group of student-oriented professionals active in reading, learning assistance, developmental education, tutoring and peer education at the college/adult level. It provides a forum for the interchange of ideas, methods and information to improve student learning and facilitate the professional growth of its members.

Membership is open to any individual who belongs to a faculty or administration of a public or private college or university and who has an interest in college learning assistance, tutorial programs, reading and developmental education. Visit http://www.crla.net.

A founding member of The Texas A&M University System, Tarleton is breaking records — in enrollment, research, scholarship, athletics, philanthropy and engagement — while transforming the lives of more than 15,000 students in Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian, A&M RELLIS at Bryan and online. True to Tarleton’s values of excellence, integrity, and respect, academic programs emphasize real world learning and address regional, state and national needs.