New Professional Mentoring Program Launches March 1st
Are you new to the fields of learning assistance, developmental education, tutoring, and mentoring at the college/adult level? Are you a seasoned professional with experience to share with the newest members of our profession? CRLA is seeking mentors and mentees for our pilot mentoring program. To learn more and fill out an application, click here, then login and go to "My Professional Development."
Introducing the new CRLA Summer Institute
CRLA will be holding a new Summer Institute to train the trainers in mentor and tutor training programs. Our goal is to provide attendees with the training and tools for developing programs for mentors and tutors that meet professional standards and best practices.The CRLA Summer Institute will be held on July 24-27, 2016, in St. Louis, Missouri.
For more information, visit the CRLA Summer Institute Website.
CRLA White Paper Released
CRLA is pleased to announce the release of our third white paper, Meeting the Needs of Linguistically Diverse Students at the College Level.
It was written by Christa de Kleine of Notre Dame of Maryland University and Rachele Lawton of the Community College of Baltimore County, and it provides a comprehensive review of the scholarship related to language diversity in postsecondary context, and includes evidence-based practical suggestions for improving institutional support for linguistically diverse college students. The paper (as well as the CRLA's first two white papers) is available here.