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ACADEMIC SUPPORT AND MENTORING

ACADEMIC SUPPORT AND MENTORING

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Get Involved

There are a number of ways to get involved as a student at Academic Support and Mentoring Services.

Jumpstart

For a 300-hour Jumpstart Corps member position

Corps members complete an intensive commitment and make a substantial impact in the life of a young child, serving part time (approximately 12-15 hours per week) during the school year. Apply online at jstart.org/apply.

For occasional volunteer opportunities

Serve your community by volunteering for a Jumpstart event or service day. To be added to our volunteer list, please send an email to cad@umkc.edu.

To participate in Jumpstart's Read for the Record campaign

Join us in promoting national awareness of Jumpstart programs by reading in your community and providing books to children in need. Learn more at jstart.org/readfortherecord.

To partner with Jumpstart

Local business partnerships help us raise awareness about early education. Community organizations partnerships help us all serve more children. Contact Silvina Munita at 816-235-1003 or email her with questions at munitas@umkc.edu.

 

Math and Science Tutoring (MaST)

Math and Science Tutor

Math and Science tutors provide one-on-one and group tutoring support to UMKC students in Intermediate Algebra, College Algebra, Mathematics for Liberal Arts, Precalculus, Trigonometry, Mathematics for Teachers: Number Systems, Mathematics for Teachers: Elementary Geometry, Brief Calculus and Matrix Algebra, Calculus I and II, and Elementary Statistics. Science tutors will be able to support Chemistry 211 and 212, Biology 108 and 109, and/or Physics 210. Math tutors must have successfully completed math courses up to Calculus II. Tutors' hours can vary between 5 and 20 hours per week.


There are no open tutoring positions for the Fall 2014 semester. Hiring for the Spring 2015 semester will begin in November. Check our website for updates.

Note: Applications are not kept on file. Applicants must reapply every semester.

 

Supplemental Instruction

SI Leader

To be considered for an SI Leader position, you must have taken the course previously at UMKC. SI Leaders facilitate group study sessions for selected UMKC courses. The leader functions as a "model student" by going to all the classes and taking notes. They help students formulate and answer their own questions, by using collaborative and group study strategies.

To apply, complete and submit the following documents in order:

Due date for submission: April 15th for Fall Semester; November 1st for Spring Semester

Mail applications to:
ASM Employee Opportunities
University of Missouri-Kansas City
5000 Holmes Street, ASSC 2nd Floor, Kansas City, MO 64110

Walk-in applications:
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday-Friday
ASSC, 2nd Floor

Note: Applications are not kept on file. Applicants must reapply every semester or year depending on position.

SI Mentor

SI Mentors are experienced SI Leaders who observe and plan with SI Leaders. Students interested in applying as an SI Mentor must have experience as an SI Leader and be invited to apply. For more information email Annie Derrell at derrella@umkc.edu.

Mailing Address

5000 Holmes Street
ASSC 2nd Floor
Kansas City, MO 64110

Office Address

ASSC, 2nd Floor

Hours

8 a.m.–5 p.m. Monday–Friday

CONTACT INFORMATION
  • Jennifer Beatty
    SI Coordinator
    ASSC, 2nd Floor
    Phone: 816-235-1166
    E-mail: beattyja@umkc.edu
  • Kate Gold
    SI Coordinator
    ASSC, 2nd Floor
    Phone: 816-235-1174
    E-mail: goldk@umkc.edu