Miami, October 4, 2021Teaching Resources Department at Miami Dade College (MDC) will host a range of college-wide teacher evaluation events on each campus during National Tutoring Week, October 4-8.

Teaching resources provide students with knowledgeable teachers who can provide face-to-face instruction in various courses, such as math, writing, reading, business, natural sciences, health sciences, speech, test preparation, and more. The National Tutoring Association dedicated to the advancement of tutors started National Teaching Week over a decade ago. It is celebrated in colleges, universities and private learning centers across the country.

Join the MDC Teaching Resources Department as we highlight teacher contributions throughout the week with the following events across the college:

Monday, October 4th

Thank you E-Card from the Faculty and Staff

10 o’clock in the morning

In celebration of National Tutoring Week, the Meek Center and North Campus will send tutors an electronic card signed by faculty, staff, and administration to recognize their invaluable contributions to student learning.

Tuesday, October 5th

Singing Telegram

12 o’clock in the afternoon

North Campus, Library, Room 2101

11380 NW 27th Ave., Miami, FL 33167

An ensemble of music students from the Department of Arts and Philosophy will sing gratitude to the tutors.

Tuesday, October 5 to Friday, October 8

Thanks a Tutor

North Campus, Library, Room 2101

11380 NW 27th Ave., Miami, FL 3316750

Gentle Center, Library, Room 1201

6300 NW Avenue 7th

Miami FL 33150
Students will have an opportunity to write and decorate miniature postcards with a personalized message thanking the teachers for their help. This event will run from Tuesday to Friday.

Wednesday, October 6th

You are a Valuable Pizza of this Team!

12 – 1 afternoon

Hialeah Campus, Teaching Resources, Room 1400

1780 W 49th St., Hialeah, FL 33012

A pizza lunch will be served to tutors as a token of appreciation for everything they do in supporting students and Teaching Resource goals. Students, faculty and staff are invited to celebrate tutors and to present the Workshop Warrior and Virtual MVP awards.

Sip and Meet

12-1 pm

Kendall Campus, The Writing Lounge, Room 2236

11011 SW 104 St., Miami, FL 33176-3393

Stop at the Writing Salon to meet writing teachers in person while enjoying some refreshing drinks.

Tutor Meet and Greet

12 o’clock in the afternoon

North Campus, Library, Room 2101

11380 NW 27th Ave., Miami, FL 33167

Lunch in the box will be provided for students who are interested in having lunch with tutors. Lunch will be provided according to a first order, first service.

Thursday, October 7th

Tutor Meet and Greet

11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Meek Center, Library, Room 1201

6300 NW 7th Ave., Miami, FL 33150

Lunch in the box will be provided for students who are interested in having lunch with our tutors. Lunch will be provided according to the first order, first service.

Friday, October 8th

Closing Ceremony

11 – 11:30 am

North Campus, Center for Mathematics, Room 2222

11380 NW 27th Ave., Miami, FL 33167

Join Director of Learning Resources Israel Sanchez as he officially concludes National Tutoring Week by passing some of the highlights of the week and expressing appreciation for the tutors.

12-1 1 p.m.

Pizza Feast for Tutor Evaluation

Kendall Campus, The Writing Lounge, Room 2236

11011 SW 104 St., Miami, FL 33176-3393

A pizza lunch will be served to tutors in appreciation of everything they do to support students. Students, faculty and staff are invited to celebrate tutors and for the presentation of symbols of excellence.

Tutor Thanks Read-A-Loud

1 – 2 p.m.

Wolfson Campus, Library, Room 1216 and Computer Yard, Room 2201

300 NE 2 Ave., Miami, FL 33132

Students are welcome to come and eat some food with the tutors while Writing Coach Patrick Henry reads aloud the tutor thanks leave. Teachers will receive an Eat Me Guilt Free snack bag, and Teaching Resources Director Zoila De Yurre and Associate Director Teri Martinez will toss a $ 25 gift card between teachers.

Electronic teacher evaluation cards

Meek Center, Library, Room 1201

6300 NW 7th Ave., Miami, FL 33150

In honor of National Teacher Assessment Week, the Meek Center is honoring tutors by sending individualized electronic cards that highlight each teacher’s specific strengths. In addition, tutors will receive a good purse as a token of appreciation from the Center.

October 4 – 8

Tutor Evaluation Board

Kendall Campus, The Writing Lounge, Room 2236

11011 SW 104th St., Miami, FL 33176

Students are invited to sign the Tutor Evaluation Board throughout the week with thank you messages to the Kendall Writing Lounge Tutors. There will also be a Padlet Board for students to send virtual thank you messages to our teachers.

Meet the Tutors

North Campus, Library, Room 2101

11380 NW 27th Ave., Miami, FL 3316750

Meek center

Library, Room 1201

6300 NW Ave. 7, Miami FL 33150

Meet teachers by watching one of their favorite books, movies, or games. The North Campus and Meek Center libraries will display a select collection of books, movies, and video games recommended by your teachers.

Thanks Tutoring Tree

Wolfson Campus

Library, Room 1216 and Computer Yard, Room 2201

300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132

Students and faculty are invited to come to the library or computer courtyard and write a thank-you “sheet” for your teacher. Leaf notes will be added to the tree trunks to build two interactive trees Thanks Tutor.

Check out Wolfson’s writing tutorial video

Wolfson Campus

Library, Room 1216 and Computer Yard, Room 2201

300 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33132

There will be a short evaluation video for Wolfson Writing Tutors reproduced in the library.

Selection of teachers

Padrón Campus, Library, Room 6011

627 SW 27th Ave., Miami, FL 33135

View your favorite tutorial selections from the library. Teachers will share the book, video, graphic novel and their recommendations throughout the week.

Words of Gratitude

Padrón Campus, Library, Room 6011

627 SW 27th Ave., Miami, FL 33135

Write comments on the Gratitude Wall during the week. Student and faculty messages are welcome.

Selfie tutor

Padrón Campus, Library, Room 6011

627 SW 27th Ave., Miami, FL 33135

Take a selfie with your favorite teacher for National Tutor Evaluation Week and share it on MDC social media. Be sure to use our hashtag #lovetutoring #BeMDC

Spotlight Tutor

Padrón Campus, Library, Room 6011

627 SW 27th Ave., Miami, FL 33135

Did you know that many of your tutors are published authors? Did you know that many of them have won awards for their contributions to their field? Check out our Tutor Success Screen.

For more information, please contact Ani Rodriguez, 305-237-3568, arodri57@mdc.edu