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Apply to be a Peer Tutor!

April 5, 2013

All rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors, please read the expectations of being a peer tutor and a head peer tutor below, then click on the link to apply! Even if you were a peer tutor or head peer tutor this year, you must reapply in order to keep your position. You have until Friday, April 26th to fill out the application. If you have specific questions about the peer tutoring program, feel free to email Mrs. Schloat at jschloat@deerfield.edu.

Peer Tutor Description


Peer tutors must be enthusiastic about being matched up with students in need for one-on-one tutoring in a specific subject area. Once matched up, peer tutors are expected to initiate contact with their tutee and follow through with all scheduled meetings (usually once or twice a week). Tutors are also expected to be available in the library for one hour during evening study hall approximately once every two weeks. There are periodic meetings/training sessions throughout the year as well. Application is open to all rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors.

Head Peer Tutor Description


Head Peer Tutors are expected to come to meetings with the faculty advisor approximately once a month, lead periodic peer tutor training sessions, make announcements to the school about meetings and new initiatives in the tutoring program, lead library peer tutoring groups, match up tutors with students in need, keep track of tutoring hours for the peer tutors in your library group, and arrive early to school in the fall to help new students with Academic Orientation. Application is open to all rising juniors and seniors.

Apply now!