Become a Tutor


The LCCC Tutorial Program is certified by both the CRLA (College Reading and Learning Association) and NADE (National Association of Developmental Education). Prior to tutoring, all peer and professional tutors must participate in ten (10) hours of Level One CRLA tutor training conducted the week before the start of classes. There are three levels of CRLA certification (Regular, Advanced, Master) each requiring 10 hours of training and 25 hours of actual tutoring experience.

Minimum Qualifications for Peer Tutors

  1. Prospective tutors must have completed one full semester prior to tutoring and must be currently enrolled in at least one course, for credit, at LCCC.
  2. Prospective tutors must have an “A” or a strong “B” grade in the course(s) they wish to tutor and at least a solid 3.0 average in the subject area in which they wish to tutor.
  3. Prospective tutors must have at least a 3.0 cumulative grade-point average.
  4. Prospective tutors must have at least one faculty recommendation attesting to their academic competencies, communication skills, ability to work with others and to relate to students with varying academic levels.
  5. Prospective tutors must have an interview and training sessions with the ESC Lab Supervisor and must complete all necessary paperwork in order to be hired.
  6. Prospective tutors are expected to make a commitment to peer tutoring for at least one semester.

Minimum Qualifications for Professional Tutors

  1. Applicants must hold a two-year, four-year, or graduate college degree in the area s/he wishes to tutor.
  2. Applicants must complete a preliminary application and submit an updated resume along with unofficial transcripts of completed college work.
  3. An applicant wishing to tutor in math, but not possessing a degree in mathematics, must pass a qualifying test with 90% accuracy.
  4. The applicant must have an interview with the ESC Lab Supervisor and must complete all necessary paperwork in order to be hired.

TUTOR POOL (part-time positions)

Candidates are selected and interviewed for fall semester hiring April-July and for spring semester hiring November-December. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year. Completed applications are kept on file for six months.

Recruitment for Tutor Pool

Tutors serve in these labs at one or more College location:

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Chemistry
  • ESL
  • Language (ARB, CHN, FRN, SPN)
  • Math
  • Nursing
  • OTA
  • Online Writing Tutor (professional; 4-year English degree)*
  • Paralegal
  • PTA
  • Physics  
  • Reading  (professional; certified reading specialist)
  • Writing (professional; 4-year English degree)*

(Bilingual a plus)

* Writing tutors must be knowledgeable in MLA and APA style formatting (refresher training available).

*All tutors must participate in continuous professional development and adapt to changing educational environments.


Please be sure all necessary documentation is submitted along with this application. Only completed applications will be accepted and reviewed.

To apply to be a tutor, download an application here.