We ask you to join your colleagues in an exchange of ideas and expertise in tutoring. We welcome proposals that expand the discipline in all areas regarding: recruiting, training, and retaining tutors; current trends in practice and research; use of technology; understanding the law; tutoring special populations; online tutoring; grant writing; learning preferences; improving tutorial leadership for directors and coordinators; conflict management; building and marketing private or community programs; basic nuts and bolts of tutoring; and motivating students.
We look forward to seeing you at the NTA 21st Annual Conference at the Grand Hyatt Resort in Tampa, FL, April, 5-10, 2014. “Tutors: Searching the Shore for Starfish,” will feature exciting keynote speakers such as Cheewa James, Native American education expert; Merilee Sprenger, brain-based learning expert; and LeVar Burton, award winning actor and literacy activist.
The NTA Mission is to foster the advancement of tutoring to enhance student academics. This is accomplished by: Providing education with respect to all phases of tutoring through a variety of formats; Improving Standards of Tutoring Practice; Encouraging specialization and research in all phases of tutoring; Promoting the professional growth of all tutors engaged or interested in the practice of tutoring; Facilitating cooperation among tutors, administrators and others concerned with the education of all students; Exchanging professional knowledge; Promoting public awareness and understanding of the needs of students who seek tutorial assistance; Cooperating with colleges, universities, school districts, government agencies, organizations, professional tutors in private practice, and any agency in matters affecting the purpose of the NTA.
Visit our website for more details about our association and the 21st Annual NTA Conference.
Dr. Sandi Ayaz
NTA Executive Director