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Julie,

We were able to get a pay increase for tutors based on certification in the
CRLA Tutor Certification Program. You can find out about this program at:
http://www.crla.net/

Good luck!

Sandie Miller,
Director of Learning Assistance Centers & Support Services

At 11:45 AM 04/06/2000 -0500, you wrote:
>I am relatively new to this listserv, and I apologize ahead of time
>if this is a question that has already been discussed.  I am a new
>tutor coordinator, and I would like to get the students who act as
>peer tutors a better rate of pay.  Right now, they are paid as
>work-studies or student employees, and make minimum (the same as
>other work-study students who answer phones in offices or work the
>circulation desk at the library).  Some of these tutors run groups
>with 3 or 4 students.  I'd like to know if anyone else has faced this
>dilemma, and what justification you used to get your student tutors a
>better hourly rate, and what the outcome was.
>
>Thanks for any help you can offer!
>
>
>Julie Jackson-Coe
>Academic Skills Specialist
>Niagara University, NY 14109
>Ph. 716-286-8077
>Fax 716-286-8063
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