To Find Out More, Meet Nandrani AlguMeet with Nandrani Algu at the Learning Resource Center (LRC) to sign up to be a SI Leader or SI Faculty. Nandrani and her associates Ruby Chopra and Denae Sanchez ensure SI Leaders are trained to conduct effective SI sessions and be the ideal support that students and SI Faculty need. The trio also help interested Faculty by orienting them to the SI Program and provide supervision for SI Leaders. See forms below.
Supplemental Instruction Leaders Must Fill Out Forms Before They Begin Work
Before they begin work, Supplemental Instruction Leaders must first meet with Supplemental Instruction Coordinators in their departments and then fill out employment forms from BMCC's Human Resources Department in order to receive their salary. SI Leaders are CUNY employees and are paid weekly. Click here for New Hire Packets. For more information, click on College Assistants and Tutors (pdf).
Working Supplemental Instruction Leaders Must Complete Weekly Forms
Once employed, SI Leaders must submit weekly timesheets of hours they work in and out of the classroom to the LRC, the Learning Resource Center. SILs are also asked to keep records of meetings they hold with students individually and in groups, in person and on social media. Data helps BMCC chart the growth of the SI program as an Equal Opportunity Institution. Click here for timesheets and for SI meeting forms.
Sign Up In Person for the SI Program at the Learning Resource Center
You can sign up in person for the Supplemental Instruction program at The Learning Resource Center (LRC) located in the Main Building at 199 Chambers Street in Room S-510. The LRC offers students academic support services, including SI assistance, scheduled and walk-in tutoring, computer-assisted instruction and e-tutoring services, Click here for BMCC’s LRC/SI office webpage.
SI Leaders and SI Faculty Share Their Stories of Academic Success
SI is a free academic assistance program at BMCC that is available to students taking SI-designated courses. The peer-to-peer model is beneficial, as students have a non-authoritative means to, not only get extra support with course work, but to also have an advocate for them in the classroom to help bridge any gaps in learning and voice their concerns to the Professor. Click here to view the video.
Frequently Asked Questions for SI Leaders
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for SI Leaders is a comprehensive list of questions and answers with a goal to inform interested parties and SI participants about the SI program, from initial sign-up to getting paid, to finding SI Faculty. The FAQs also outline some processes and procedures to ensure a seamless Supplemental Instruction experience. Click here to read FAQs.
Frequently Asked Questions for SI Faculty
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for SI Faculty is a comprehensive list of questions and answers with a goal to inform interested parties and SI participants about the SI program, from initial registration to finding a SI Leader, to rehiring a SI Leader. The FAQs also outline some processes and procedures for SI Faculty to follow to ensure a seamless SI experience. Click here to read FAQs.
What Motivates Students to Become SI Leaders?
Current BMCC students as well as BMCC graduates become Supplemental Instruction Leaders because they all share one thing in common: 'the helping gene', the desire to help their peers become better students. Click here to view video.
The LRC issues Certificates of Completion
Both SI Leaders and SI Faculty receive digital Certificates of Completion for their participation in the SI program and SI Professional Development workshops from Dean Zummo, BMCC’s Associate Dean of Academic Affairs. See sample certificates above.
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Phone: (212) 220-1383
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