• I understand my role as a tutor is to guide students’ to do their own work using the best learning approach possible.  
  • I will provide honest feedback in the form of positive praise and/or constructive suggestions to students I serve in a manner beneficial to their overall learning.
  • I will demonstrate faith in each student's learning abilities, understanding my primary goal is helping them discover and develop skills needed to reach their desired educational outcomes.
  • I understand my relationship to each student I tutor is professional and not personal.
  • I will respect and be sensitive to students’ cultural background and personal value system; keeping in mind their personal dignity.
  • I recognize I might not have answers to every question asked. Therefore, I will seek assistance in finding answers to the student's questions and/or directing the student to “how” and “where” appropriate resources are for the information needed.
  • I will maintain accurate records of tutoring sessions to fulfill expectations & requirements which exemplify excellence in tutoring.
  • I will respect each student's personal dignity at all times.
  • I will be on time for tutoring all appointments understanding excellence does not compromise time nor make excuses.
  • I will keep information about all students I work with confidential.
  • I understand the ultimate goal is to assist students in discovering how he/she best learns. I will accomplish this by helping each student develop the skills needed to achieve their best educational outcome.
  • I recognize the win-win relationship tutoring fosters. I expect to learn along with each student I assist.
  • I will keep current in both my subject area(s) and learning methodologies.
  • I will remain flexible to my approach to student learning, respectful of the various learning styles and preferences.
  • I will share techniques for improving study skills with students; respecting their differing learning styles and preferences while exhibiting excellence in my approach to the content being tutored.

Adopted from The National Tutoring Association Code of Ethics