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College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA) Certification

The Palm Beach State College SLC Labs are certified at Level I (Regular), Level II (Advanced), and Level III (Master) through the College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA). Below are instructions on how to become CRLA certified.

 

Level I Training Requirements (10 hours)

In-Class Training Assignments (min of 6 hours)

  1. Sign-up for a workshop/class with your Learning Specialist
  2. Attend the workshop/class
  3. Complete a Reaction Paper

Tutor Training Workshops  Reaction Paper  See Schedule
Course Content Training  Reaction Paper  2 hours/term


Individual Training Assignments (max of 4 hours)

Streaming Video  Reaction Paper   See List
Working with ESL Students (PowerPoint)  Reaction Paper  1 hour
Effective Tutoring Techniques (DVD)  Reaction Paper  4 hours
Tutor Development Manual  Reaction Paper  2 hours


Level II Training Requirements (10 hours)

Must have completed Level I certification. No credit for repeats.

In-Class Training Assignments (min of 6 hours)

  1. Sign-up for a workshop/class with your Learning Specialist
  2. Attend the workshop/class
  3. Complete a Reaction Paper

Tutor Training Workshops  Reaction Paper  See Schedule
Course Content Training  Reaction Paper  2 hours/term


Individual Training Assignments (max of 4 hours)

Streaming Video  Reaction Paper  See List
Working with ESL Students (PowerPoint)  Reaction Paper  1 hour
Effective Tutoring Techniques (DVD)  Reaction Paper  4 hours
Tutor Development Manual  Reaction Paper  2 hours


Level III Training Requirements (10 hours)

Must have completed Level I & Level II certification. No credit for repeats.

1. Four new topics must be covered.

2. Live training (minimum of 2 hours) 
Face-to-face or online discussions, tutor-trainer supervised, and interactive. Remaining training time can be acquired through videotapes/DVDs/websites, and conferences with supervisors.

3. Review of any topics covered in Levels I and II

Possible Workshop Opportunities  Reaction Paper  See Schedule
Possible Streaming Video Opportunities  Reaction Paper  See List

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