Current Course Schedule

Starting Your Own Tutoring Practice

Want to start a tutoring practice, but don't know where to begin? This workshop will address how to determine what kind of tutoring makes the most sense for you and how to market yourself and your skills. Discussions will include such topics as: what to charge, tutoring at your home vs. student home vs. school, cancellation practices, becoming a DOE provider, where to get materials, policies, and professional practices. 
Term(s) offered: Spring
Format: online
  • Course Number
  • Focus On
    Across Ages
  • Category
    Career Development, Online
  • Registration Options and Cost
    $195 4.0 CTLE or 0.4 CEU


Spring 2024

  • Section 1:
    • Virginia O'Hare Perrin
      Virginia O'Hare Perrin
      is the Director of Outreach at the Mary McDowell Friends School in Brooklyn, NY, an elementary school for children with learning disabilities. In addition, she has an extensive private tutoring practice using multi-sensory methodologies.  Ms. O’Hare has an MSEd in Special Education from Bank Street College and a BA in Child Psychology and Education from Swarthmore College.
"This was a very practical class and I learned about advertising as a tutor, recommendations for policies, and received excellent resources to keep learning."
- Educator, 15+ years in the field

I learned how to build "a professional tutoring business, the correct way. Outstanding content resources and ideas shared to support students and their families."
- Child Protective Specialist, 16+ years in the field

This workshop was very helpful. I learned "Logistics, organization, scope and sequence for assessing student, available resources and elements of running a business." - Teacher, 5+ years in the field