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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Texas Tutor Professional?
Texas Tutor Professionals is a dynamic Tutoring and training Institute with over 16 years of experiences in the Education profession. We motivate the desire to learn and accomplish goals.

What are the standards for your Tutors?
Our Tutors are Texas Certified Teachers or Qualified Specialists in their field of expertise

How many hours is each session?
We recommend two hours for student above fourth grade. Students in lower grades will be attentive for about one hour.

How are tutoring programs structured?
Our programs are structured to assist students at all levels. Therefore we can provide services in the home, at the local library, at our offices or, with the permission of the school, on site at the student's school.

How are the programs broken down?
We provide private tutoring sessions as well as group programs. Private tutors can meet with students, in the home, at the local library, at our offices or, with the permission of the school, on site at the student's school.

Membership programs meet only at our office and on Saturday. However, we can arrange economical group programs outside of our office for groups of 7 or more in two hour blocks.

What is economical?
It depends on the budget. We can administer group programs for as low as $12 per hour for each person in a group of 10 or more within a two hour block. (Must be 4 individual participants or more to get this discount).

Do you have a long- term contract?
No. We usually work with students in four (4) two hour sessions to equal 8 hours each month for a basic price. If the family needs our services into the next month, we then invoice for the additional time. What are the qualifications of your owners? We have our Bachelors, Masters, and University of Texas Doctorate degrees.

What qualifications must your tutors meet?
Our Tutors are Texas Certified Teachers or Qualified Specialists in their field of expertise. We contract with teachers who are in the classroom each day; and other professionals who are actively involved in the field of education and or business. For example, we contract with engineers who can tutor math classes; and writers who can tutor language arts.

So many acronyms concerning my child's testing, what do they mean?
ACT - ACT is America's most widely accepted college entrance exam. It assesses high school students' general educational development and their ability to complete college-level work.

PSAT - The PSAT is a preliminary version of the SAT. The PSAT iinvolves Math, critical reading, and writing skills (identifying and correcting grammatical errors). The PSAT serves as an invaluable practice opportunity for the SAT.

SAT - Scholastic Aptitude Test. Nearly every college in America accepts the SAT or Subject Tests as a part of its admissions process.

TAKS - Texas Assessment of Knowledge and skills. TAKS is comprise of the state-mandated assessment of students in Social Studies at grades 8 and 10, as well as an Exit Level assessment required for graduation.

THEA - Texas Higher Education Assessment. Its purpose is to assess the reading, mathematics, and writing skills that entering freshman-level students should have if they are to perform effectively in undergraduate certificate or degree programs in Texas public colleges or universities.

ASVAB - The Armed Services Vocational Battery is the most widely used test in the world. It measures strengths, weaknesses, and the potential for future success.

 

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