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Tutor training and credentialing

Tutor training resources to help expand education for all

ASU’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College and Step Up Tutoring, with generous support from Annenberg Learner, have launched a set of high-impact tutor training resources to equip tutors with the knowledge and skills needed to help students learn and succeed. These resources are:

  • 12 nanocourses on the fundamentals of high-impact tutoring
  • 12 nanocourses on evidence-based practice for elementary math tutoring
  • Approximately 15 minutes each that tutors can complete on their own time
  • Developed by widely respected subject matter experts

Access the courses

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High-quality tutors are needed now more than ever

Pandemic-related school closures exacerbated learning gaps, in particular for disadvantaged students. Tutoring can help students catch up and accelerate their learning(1), leading to better academic performance and positive effects on students’ emotional development and well-being.

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loss of learning due to pandemic school closures leading to 50 million students out of the classroom



Over ⅔

of a drop in math and reading grade level in high poverty schools resulting from pandemic



4 in 5

public schools offer tutoring programs that could benefit from this training


Explore the high-impact tutoring training

The high-impact tutoring resources, developed by world-class faculty and leading community organizations, are hosted on the Community Educator Learning Hub, an award-winning online learning platform designed to boost community members’ confidence and competency in supporting student learning.

Sign up for free

After clicking the button above, you will be asked to create a login through the Learning Hub. Once you are logged in, you can explore the collections of courses and expand each to select and begin an individual nanocourse. As you complete each course, your dashboard will update to reflect your progress.

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Coming soon: High-Impact Tutoring Micro-Credential

The micro-credential will be valuable for tutors’ resumes, as well as hiring organizations’ quality assurance efforts. Tutors from design partner organizations will be piloting the micro-credential this spring with the micro-credential being available more broadly this fall. Stay tuned!


Become a tutor today

Looking to help a student in need by becoming a tutor? There are organizations across the country that are building high-impact tutoring corps. Click here to find a tutoring opportunity.

These high-impact tutoring resources were made possible thanks to the work of these collaborators:


Primary partners

Annenberg Learner home
Step up Tutoring home
ASU Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College Next Education Workforce home

Contributing partners

Grand Valley State University K-12 Connect home
Ignite Teach for America home
On Your Mark Education home

Research partner

National Student Support Accelerator home

Learn more about High-Impact Tutoring