Academic Support Services employs academic coaches, receptionists, and tutors in the First Quadrant Math Center and the Writing Center. It also hires peer mentors and Structured Learning Assistance (SLA) facilitators.
Coaches help students access resources, manage priorities, prepare for exams and set goals. Coaching promotes deep learning and facilitates student success for the long haul, during and after college. Email Todd Parks to request an application.
Mentors are PVCC students who help new students transition to college, get involved in the PVCC community, and become connected with resources that will help them achieve their education and career goals. Mentors also serve as role models in the SDV class by asking questions, engaging in discussions, and modeling expected classroom behavior. A position description and application are available online.
Receptionists staff front desk in the Writing Center or the First Quadrant Math Center, or both. Greet and assist students as needed, complete administrative tasks, and assist with special projects. A position description and application are available online. Applicants must qualify for federal work study.
Structured Learning Assistance (SLA) Facilitators
Facilitators provide regularly scheduled, peer assisted study sessions for difficult courses in economics, mathematics, psychology and sociology. A position description and application are available online.
Tutors typically specialize in a few subjects, and they help students who are struggling with concepts or processes or who want to strengthen their knowledge in a particular subject. Email Todd Parks to request an application.
Current Center Staff: Log into TutorTrac here.