FPLA-Certified Tutors Ensure the Success of Our Tutoring Programs
Quality Tutors = Quality Education
At FPLA, we believe that quality tutors are key to provide quality education. Therefore, we only hire candidates with high academic credentials and have prior tutoring experience. All the FPLA certified tutors have an overall GPA of ‘B’ or above, experts in their subject areas, and have prior teaching/tutoring experience. On our roster, we have a healthy mix of educators with a doctoral, masters, bachelor, associate, and HS diploma. Most of the FPLA tutors are recent college graduates entering the workforce. Several of them are taking a gap year to prepare for professional degrees such as medical, dental, law, or postgraduate courses. Our tutors are young, energetic, and driven by the passion to teach. Besides being excellent tutors, they serve as a role model for the tutees. We believe that a good tutor makes a good student and vice versa
All year around, many candidates apply to work as a tutor at FPLA. From this applicant pool, chosen candidates take written subject knowledge and teaching aptitude tests. The subject tests evaluate the expertise, and the aptitude tests evaluate the teaching abilities and interpersonal skills. Only those who have successfully passed our rigorous selection criteria enter the pre-employment training in our programs, operations, and the best tutoring practices known. Less than 20% of the most qualified applicants are hired to tutor at FPLA.
In a typical training program, we introduce the new hires to our decoding, reading-comprehension, math, and test prep programs. Subsequently, we train the tutor’s in their specialty areas. For example, decoding/reading-comprehension program tutors are trained in our signature decoding/reading-comprehension program. Math tutors are trained in our most up to date math program that incorporates the process standards developed by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM). Among the tutor recruits, only a few qualified tutor pass our extraordinarily successful test prep program. Typically, some tutors specialize in math or language section of the test prep programs, while a few others qualify to teach both math and language sections of the SAT*, ACT* or PERT.
During the on-boarding process, our senior tutors mentor the new hires for several sessions. We work as a team, so the tutors consult and learn from each other when needed. Importantly, all the tutors have their background checks performed by a local law enforcement agency. The director quality controls the entire recruitment and subsequent daily operations.
To earn the coveted “FPLA Certified Tutor” certificate, all the tutors must undergo the above detailed program-based training, the best tutoring practices, and pledge to uphold tutoring code of ethics as outlined by the National Tutoring Association. We retrain the tutors and certify them annually. All the FPLA certified tutors are passionate educators. They are sincere, dedicated, patient, enthusiastic, subject experts and have a positive attitude.
Full Potential Learning Academy (FPLA) is Miami’s premier tutoring center in Reading, Math, Science, and Test Preparation programs.
Now, you can realize that dream with the help of FPLA’s time-tested and dependable one-on-one test prep programs. Hundreds of students have improved their SAT* results by on an average 150 points and 3 points in ACT* scores.
At FPLA, we encourage your child to aspire to a bright future by empowering them with academic and life skills in a positive learning environment equipped with a variety of learning resources. For more details call us at 305-826-1896 or explore us at https://www.fullpotentialtutor.com/contact-us/
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