Frequently Asked Questions
Some university courses that require a service component recognize Academic Coaching as a valid service opportunity.
Academic Coaches earn $10/hr for their service at the school site and for time spent in professional development. Reliability is integral to successful coaching and payment reinforces high expectations of commitment.
Coaches travel to and from the school sites in university vans, rental vans or in their own cars.
Coaches receive 6 hours of concentrated project orientation and professional development before the first study session at the school site that includes:<br />team building; relevant school site information; literature review related to urban education issue; effective tutor/mentor methods; 60+ coach handbook.
Highly qualified students in all curricular areas are recruited for the job.