Inaugural

ACTP Certification
& Training
Institute

St. Louis, Mo

September, 22nd - 24th

Three days of training....

Knowledge to make a difference

For both new and experienced tutors and academic coaches who have not yet certified or need refresher training.  

Institute Training Tracks

Tutor Information

Early Bird

Member Price

$375
$325

Includes

  • 18 Hours of Training
  • Feedback on Your Tutor Practice
  • Take Home Resources
  • Daily Lunch
  • Institute Participation Certificate
  • Level I Certification Fee Waiver
Register
Early Bird

Non-Member Price

$525
$475

Features

  • 18 Hours of Training
  • Feedback on Your Tutor Practice
  • Take Home Resources
  • Daily Lunch
  • Institute Participation Certificate
  • Level I Certification Fee Waiver
  • ACTP Yearly Membership
Register

Training Topics

  • Tutoring and the Tutor Role
  • ACTP Tutor Ethics and Philosophy
  • Metacognition
  • Goal Setting and Planning
  • Beginning and Ending a Tutorial
  • Communicating and Active Listening
  • Engaging the Learner and Checking for Understanding
  • Providing Feedback

Academic Coach Information

Early Bird

Member Price

$450
$400

Includes

  • 18.5 Hours of Training
  • Feedback on Coaching Methods
  • Take Home Resources
  • Daily Lunch
  • Level I Certification Fee Waiver
  • Institute Participation Certificate
Register
Early Bird

NonMember Price

$650
$600

Includes

  • 18.5 Hours of Training
  • Feedback on Coaching Methods
  • Take Home Resources
  • Daily Lunch
  • Level I Certification Fee Waiver
  • Institute Participation Certificate
  • ACTP Membership
Register

Training Topics

  • What is a Coach
  • Differences Between Coaching, Counseling, Tutoring, and Mentoring
  • Theoretical Foundations of Coaching
  • Positive Psychology
  • Appreciative Inquiry
  • Solutions-Focused Coaching
  • Cognitive Behaviorism
  • Transitions – Schlossberg’s Transition Theory
  • Chickering and the 7 Vectors
  • Safe Environment
  • Strategies in Working With Diverse Populations
  • Cultural Competencies
  • Establishing Trust and Rapport
  • Beginning and Ending a Session
  • Appreciative Inquiry
  • Communication Skills: Active Listening, Paraphrasing, and Powerful Questions
  • Motivationaal Interviewing
  • Using the Coaching Agreement and Establishing a Coaching Alliance
  • Agenda, Goal Setting, and Prioritization
  • GROW Model
  • Review Progress and Student Accountability
  • MBTI
  • Learning Styles
  • GRIT
  • Locus of Control
  • Motivation
  • Self-Efficacy
  • Self-Esteem
  • Strong Interest Inventory
  • Confidentiality
  • Code of Ethics
  • Documentation
  • Tracking
  • Profession Development
  • Coaches Self-Assessment
  • Student/Coach Assessment
  • Outcomes

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Wednesday

8:00 - 9:00am
9:00 - 12:00pm
 
12:00 - 1:00pm
 
1:00 - 4:00pm
 
5:00 - 6:00pm
Registration
Training Sessions
Lunch
 
Training Sessions
Mix and Mingle

Schedule

Thursday

9:00 - 12:00pm
 
12:00 - 1:00pm
 
1:00 - 4:00pm
 
5:00 - 6:00pm
Training Sessions
Lunch
 
Training Sessions
Mix and Mingle

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Friday

9:00 - 12:00pm
 
12:00 - 1:00pm
 
1:00 - 4:00pm
 
Training Sessions
Lunch
 
Training Sessions

FAQs

Will I receive my certification at the Training Institute?

You will receive all the required training for the Associate Tutor or Academic Coach Certification. 

What non-training materials are required for certification?

Certification requirements outside of training include, but are not limited to: Experience, references, and ACTP membership.

For detailed list of certification requirements please see our certification pages

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Hotel rates can be found directly on the hotel's website

A limited number of discounted rooms are available through phone hotel registration:

Jennifer Walker
(314) 678 – 2903

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