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Training Session #6: Grammar Review, People Who Can Help

When: Thursday, October 20, 2011 4:30 PM-6:30 PM.
Where: CTLR Davis Damily Library 225
Topics: Grammar Review, People Who Can Help

Who Must Attend?

* All new PWTs must attend.
* All new FYSMs not previously trained as PWTs must attend.
* Trained PWTs and trained FYSMs who have not attended session 4 or 5 must attend.

However, all PWTs and FYSMs must fill out the Future Plans Form—either at the meeting or electronically.

FYSMs and PWTs in classes: Please fill out the class survey when you receive it.

FYSM training–Session 4 Wednesday, October 5 · 4:30pm – 6:30pm CTLR

Who comes to this session?

* All new FYSMs must come to this session.
* Trained PWTS who are working as FYSMS for this first time.
* Trained FYSMs may come to this session, or session 5, or session 6.

After this session, you will be a better public speaker and you will be able to help your first-year seminar students give better presentations.

Make-up sessions are only for those who have received prior approval. E-mail Izzy Nuttall (enuttall@middlebury.edu) for prior approval.

Session #2 Getting Started for FYSMs

Wednesday, September 21, 4:30-6:30 PM, CTLR, Library 225

All new Writing and Academic Mentors must attend.

All trained Peer Writing Tutors now working as Writing and Academic Mentors must attend.

Trained Writing and Academic Mentors must attend either this session or Session 3 on Thursday, September 29th.

  1. Become expert at Time Management!  Bring a syllabus from all four of your classes.
  2. You will practice a 15 minute-version of the 30 min. tutor session
  3. Always bring your training folder to all training sessions.

Make-up sessions are only for those who have received prior approval.


Important links:


Organization Meeting Spring 2011

If you are working or training as a Peer Writing Tutor or a First-Year Seminar Mentor this semester, you must attend this meeting.

All: Fill out our information form. Get information about pay and training schedule


* Collect your training folder.
* Learn how to get paid
* Have your picture taken.
* Begin training.

Experienced tutors

* Apply for drop-in assignments.
* Share tutoring tips.

If you have a serious and unavoidable conflict, contact Mary Ellen Bertolini immediately.

Where: CTLR, Lib 225

When:  Thursday, February 10 from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm