Tutoring

Don't give up on your dream to be a teacher!

Stop wasting money and building test anxiety by repeating exams! If you have failed an exam, let us help you.

Outstanding Success

Our tutoring success rate is outstanding and we boast a 100% success rate with the PECT PreK-4 Exams. Tutoring is available for PAPA, PECT PreK-4, PECT Special Ed, Praxis PA Middle School 4-8 Assessments, Praxis II El Ed Exams, some Praxis II High School Content Exams, and Praxis Core. You can do this!

How it works

Our tutors are Pennsylvania certified classroom teachers who have actually taken the PECT/Praxis exam(s) that you are having difficulty with. As a team, we have worked collaboratively to develop our own curriculum to help students pass their exam(s). Tutoring can be done in person, via phone, or online. Tutors and students can select the communication method that best suits them. We tutor students all over Pennsylvania and in many other states also using Skype, GoToMeeting, FaceTime, and other tools.

Students will also have access to our test prep resources online in Blackboard.

Students and tutors arrange their own meeting dates, times and places (if meeting in person). For a five-hour tutoring registration, students can expect to meet with their instructor 3-5 times while practicing skills outside of meeting times.

Registrations for tutoring must be received at least 3 to 4 weeks prior to the student’s exam date in order to accurately prepare students for their exam(s).

Cost of tutoring: $295 for 5 hours; $549 for 10 hours. To get started email Tracy Hack, Leadership Initiatives Coordinator and PRAXIS/PECT Coordinator, tracy.hack@bc3.edu or call 724.287.8711 x8201

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Customized Training

Our program can customize training workshops, courses, or content-specific videos to meet your organization’s testing needs. Workshops or courses can be held at your location, a location of your choice, or online. Typical group size ranges from 10 to 25 participants. Two-day training workshops are ideal for organizations offering alternative certification routes. For more information, contact tracy.hack@bc3.edu.

New Class

Now Offering Preparation for Grades 4-8 English Language Arts & Social Studies and grades 5 and 6 Mathematics & Science for add-on option for Grades PK-4 Certificates!

The Pennsylvania Department of Education has announced a Grades 5-6 testing add-on option for the Grades PK-4 certificate only. PreK-4 certificate holders may take two modules: Grades 4-8 English Language Arts and Social Studies (5154) and Mathematics and Science (5155) to add grades 5 and 6. PreK-4 candidates may take these modules during or after the PK-4 program and apply for them simultaneously, but the evaluation of the Grades Prek-4 requirements will be evaluated first and the Grades 5-6 add on certificate will only be granted once the PK-4 certificate is approved.

Spotlight

Instructor Annie Lindsay

Instructor Annie Lindsay

Mrs. Annie Lindsay completed her Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education at Miami University of Ohio and then continued her studies to earn a Master of Education in Educational Leadership from the University of Cincinnati. She is certified to teach grades K-6 and also maintains her principal certificate for grades K-12. Annie taught for eleven years in the elementary classroom before joining the Butler County Community College family. She currently teaches courses for the education department and the PAPA/PECT/Praxis program. Annie has been preparing students for high-stakes standardized state testing since entering the classroom. She believes that understanding the test objectives, preparing with the correct materials, and designing a study plan geared to meet each student’s needs are the keys to success! Annie consistently maintains a nearly 100% pass rate with test takers.