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Tutor Updates

Tutors,

Happy Friday!

  1. Preventing sexual harassment trainings, continued
  2. Courses in need of tutors
  3. Become an SI leader!
  4. Looking for extra cash? Become a note-taker!

1. There have been some complications with the registration for the Preventing Sexual Harassment trainings. There is a NEW link.

https://survey.uvm.edu/index.php/479979/lang-en

Please review the (attached) schedule, find a session to attend, and register with the link listed above. Let me know if there are any issues.

2. We need tutors for the following courses: EC 012, CS 142, FREN 107
Courses on spotlight:

  • NR 143: This course uses GIS software in a Natural Resources context. If you know of anyone who has taken this, or has extensive experience with GIS through the Geography department, encourage them to apply!
  • CHEM 131: Inorganic chemistry. Everyone knows a Chemistry major! Come work with this course!

3. I am currently recruiting SI leaders for Fall 2015 in the following courses. If you are interested, make sure you let me know.

CHEM 023, CHEM 031, CHEM 141, BIOL 001, BCOR 011, ANPS 019, PSYC 001, and EC 011

4. Finally, I am looking for student who can take notes for an ENGS 001 section. If you have taken ENGS 001, or another introductory English course, and can attend the class on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:00 to 11:15 in Old Mill, let me know. You DON’T need to enroll, complete assignments, or do the readings. You simply need to attend, take notes, and get paid! This would start immediately, so let me know!

Thanks,
Keith

Tutor Updates

Tutors,

This is a long email, so I will cut right to the chase. Below, you will find the following topics:

  • Co-op hours
  • Courses in need of tutors
  • Sexual harassment trainings (required!)
  • Job opportunities – one for right now, and one for this summer

First of all, tutoring is under way. Once again, if there’s anything you are confused about, or if you’re having any issues, come and talk to me. Some of you haven’t confirmed your hours in the Co-op; if not, please do that.

Next, we do have a few courses in which we will need tutors this semester. If you yourself, or anyone you might know, can work with any of the following courses, tell me.
GEOG 070, CHEM 201, BIOL 004, PHYS 211, EC 130, PHYS 211, ASCI 141, ASCI 168, CHEM 131, MATH 241, CS 142, CS 124

Sexual harassment trainings have been announced for the semester. As an employee of UVM, you are required to attend one of these sessions listed below. Please check your calendars, and attend one of these. If you have any questions about this, let me know. Please note, you are REQUIRED to register. You can do that by following this link, and completing the form:

https://survey.uvm.edu/index.php/841435/lang-en

Preventing Sexual Harrassment

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

3:00 PM

4:00 PM

Davis Center- Frank Livak Room

Preventing Sexual Harrassment

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

11:00 AM

12:00 PM

Waterman Building- Memorial Lounge

Preventing Sexual Harrassment

Monday, February 9, 2015

2:00 PM

3:00 PM

Waterman Building- 413

Preventing Sexual Harrassment

Thursday, February 12, 2015

4:00 PM

5:00 PM

Davis Center- Frank Livak Room

Preventing Sexual Harrassment

Thursday, March 26, 2015

10:00 AM

11:00 AM

Davis Center- Frank Livak Room

Preventing Sexual Harrassment

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

1:00 PM

2:00 PM

Davis Center- Frank Livak Room

We have a couple of job opportunities that might interest you. First, Let’s Get Ready:

Let’s Get Ready is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to providing FREE SAT prep and financial aid education to 1st generation, low-income, and students who identify as students of color.

We are looking for responsible, motivated college students who are interested in both social justice AND helping the local youth gain access to higher education!! We all know how important it is to have a college diploma considering the many doors and opportunities having one gives young students!  Help us help our kids in achieving that goal!

If you are at all interested, please visit our website and apply NOW!!!
http://www.letsgetready.org – Let’s Get Ready Website Link
https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/SDSpring2015 – Site Director Application Link

Second, Upward Bound, one of our other units in Academic Success Programs, is hiring tutor counselors for their summer program. That runs for 5+ weeks over the summer, working with high school students in preparation for attending college. Details can be found in the attached job description.

Many thanks,
Keith

Welcome back!

Welcome back! I hope that the break has been good to each of you. Another semester is upon us!

I have tried to make changes to the email list as I’ve heard from tutors. I am sure I’ve missed a couple of you, though. If you’re not planning to continue tutoring, or if you are have gone/are going abroad, please let me know so I can remove you.

If you do plan on tutoring, you will need to attend one of the two following meetings:

  • Tuesday, January 13, 7:30 in L/L Commons 216
  • Wednesday, January 14, 5:15 in L/L Commons 216

If you are unavailable during both of those times, let me know, and we’ll find something else that works.

At the meeting, we will review basic procedures, courses, and scheduling, among a few other things. It will be paid time, and it will be brief.

Tutoring begins on TUESDAY, JANUARY 20. Please wait to schedule appointments with students until then.

If you have any questions or concerns, let me know. Otherwise, I hope to see you all next week!

Thanks,
Keith

Pick up your paychecks!

Tutors,

A belated happy Halloween to all of you. I hope you’re all enjoying the festivities, however you might be celebrating.

Payroll Services has sent out emails to several of you about picking up paychecks. If you got one of these emails, you should go and pick up those checks as soon as you can. All student employees can pick those up at Payroll Services, 237 Waterman. If you need any more information, check out the website: http://www.uvm.edu/~cntrllrs/?Page=payroll.html

I am in agreement with Payroll Services; it is significantly better for everyone when you sign up for direct deposit. It cuts down on work for the staff responsible for doing payroll, it’s easier on you, and it saves paper. It is also really easy for you to set up. Follow the directions here:

http://www.uvm.edu/hrs/skills/manuals/personalinfo.pdf

As hard to believe as it may be, the end of the semester is within sight. Are you graduating? Are you going abroad in the spring? Are you considering other employment?  For whatever reason, if you’re no longer going to work as a tutor, it’s always useful for us in the Learning Co-op to hear about it in advance. You’re all hard to replace, but impossible to replace if we don’t know you’re leaving.

Have a great weekend!

Thanks,
Keith

Happy Halloween!

Tutors,

I hope this email finds you well on this Friday afternoon. This weekend is a deadline for payroll submission, so make sure that all of your hours are submitted in PeopleSoft, and you have all of your visits recorded in TutorTrac.

Here are some courses that still need tutors:
NFS 143, PHYS 051, CHEM 121, PHIL 013, CS 121, EC 160, HDFS 005

If you have been to one of the sexual harassment trainings this week, make sure you submit that in PeopleSoft. If you haven’t, you should consider going next week:

Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013
Time: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm (EST5EDT)
Location: Davis Center 403 (Williams Family Room)

Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013
Time: 10:30 am to 11:30 am (EST5EDT)
Location: Davis Center 403 (Williams Family Room)

These are required. If you would like to stay in with the Learning Co-op next semester, you need to complete it. There should be more sessions scheduled for November, and I’ll announce them when I hear about them.

For those of you who might be doing a little early celebrating for Halloween: have fun, be smart, and stay safe.

Thanks,
Keith