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Learning Assistance & Resource Center


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Learning Assistance & Resource Center

224 Lawrence Center
West Chester, PA 19382

Phone: 610-436-2535
Fax: 610-436-2600

Director: Gerardina Martin 610-738-0496
Asst. Director: Erika Littles 610-436-2402
Clerical Support: Bernadette Forte 610-436-2535

Meet our Peer Tutor Coordinators


LARC Calendar

Important Dates for Spring 2016

General Orientation
January 15, 2016 | 9 PM- 3 PM
First day to register for tutoring
January 19, 2016
Tutoring begins
January 25, 2016
Last day to request regular tutoring
April 15, 2016
Last day of tutoring
Monday, May 2, 2016
Tutor logs/attendance due
May 6, 2016

Payroll Dates

Attention Tutors: Timesheets are due by noon the Thursday before the timesheets due date. For example, if they are due Friday, January 6th you should submit your sheet by or before Wednesday, January 4th for review. Please make sure to submit your timesheet to one of the PTCs, Bernadette, or Courtney to review first before turning it in.

Payroll dates for Spring 2016

  • February: 19
  • March: 4, 18
  • April: 1, 15, 29
  • May: 13

The LARC highly encourages you to complete the Direct Deposit form. Please attach this form and a voided check to your timesheet.

CRLA Training

College Reading and Learning Association Trainings

Level I
Monday 10 a.m., Tuesday 9 a.m., Thursday 3:15 p.m. or Friday 12 p.m.

  • Learning Styles, Brain Dominance, Learning Theory
  • Structuring the Learning Experience/Probing Questions
  • Communication Skills
  • Group Management
  • Handling Difficult Situations
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Identifying and Using Referral Resources

Level II
Tuesday 3:30 p.m. or Wednesday 2 p.m.

  • Diversity
  • Critical Tutoring Tasks
  • Conflict Resolution/True Colors/Myers Briggs
  • Study Skills
  • Cross Cultural Communication
  • Test Prep/Test Anxiety

Level III
Wednesday 2 p.m.

  • How to Facilitate a Training Session
  • Supervisory Skills I
  • Supervisory Skills II
  • Observation Debriefing

Subject Meetings

Bi-Weekly Subject Meetings

ADP: Friday 2 p.m.

Humanities: Monday 4:30 p.m. or Tuesday 3:30 p.m.

Math: Wednesday 12 p.m., Wednesday 2 p.m., Thursday 3:30 p.m., or Friday 3 p.m.

SI Monday 4 p.m. or Thursday 5 p.m.