Mission The mission of Kirkwood’s Tutoring Services is to provide academic support to all students enrolled at Kirkwood Community College, creating an open environment of learning for students.
Provide free tutoring for students.
Maintain non-discriminatory practices in operations and services.
Tutoring Services will work with a variety of campus and community resources to provide effective learning opportunities for culturally diverse, first generation, non-traditional, physically challenged, and at risk populations in addition to all other student demographics.
Provide a welcoming and safe learning environment where students can seek instruction to become self confident learners.
Staff and tutors will come to work each day prepared to help all Kirkwood students gain knowledge to improve performance.
Offer a variety of tutoring format options to meet location and time constraints of our learners.
Serve 100 percent of credit student tutor requests.
Through the CRLA certified tutor training program, provide our tutors with opportunities for professional development.
Maintain and expand our study skills program.
Staff the tutoring computer lab with trained personnel and maintain current software compatible to campus-wide learning.
Provide professional development opportunities to faculty and staff in order to keep current with academic trends.
Regularly assess effectiveness of program services through faculty/staff and tutor/learner evaluations.
Maintain academic standards consistent with the institution.