An August 2, 2011 Raising Maine article relates the story of UMaine graduate and former Tutor Emily Tupper. “I wasn’t expecting it to turn into my passion,” she says, describing how the University of Maine’s tutoring program certified and prepared her to tutor peers in Biology 101. “But eventually, it became the most rewarding part of my day, seeing these kids who were terrified of math go from that to feeling like, ‘OK! I get it.’ I felt like I was making a difference.” Read the full article about Tupper here.
College Reading and Learning Association’s (CRLA) International Tutor Program Certification has certified the University of Maine’s Tutor Program through 2016. This certification recognizes that the Tutor Program plays a vital role in enhancing student learning.