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Coaching Center

Getting help pays off!  Let your Academic Coaching Center help you reach your academic goals. The most successful students usually have mastered three skills; understanding the difference between high school and college level work, have learned time management, and they seek the support or help they need in the subject area they need it in early on.  Our staff is friendly, and we are ready to of service.

The Academic Coaching program (A Division of Student Services, Academic Support Center)  is staffed by individuals whose sole responsibility is to assist students succeed in their educational endeavors. The Academic Coaching staff includes educational technicians, peer tutors and volunteer tutors.


All enrolled students at SIPI are welcomed at the center to study, seek assistance, or just to say “Hello.” The Academic Coaching Center is located inside the Academic Support Center on the western end of building 102.



Welcoming Study Area

Study groups are welcome as well as individual students to study at the tables, study carrels, or couches.


The Academic Coaching Center covers a variety of subjects, for example:

·         Computer Skills

·         PowerPoint

·         Calculator

·         All Math

·         Managing Time

·         Business

·         Accounting

·         Algebra

·         MLA format

·         Writing Skills

·         Excel

·         Business Math

·         Note Taking

·         Art

·         Testing Skills

·         Calculus

·         Proof Reading

·         English

·         Physics

·         Topic Research

·         Study Skills

·         Navajo

·         Reading

·         Trigonometry

Other subjects as well … just come on in and ask.

We Sponsor Workshops and Form Study Groups

The Academic Coaching Center staff conducts workshops and study groups to help students build academic and career skills. The staff will post flyers and send e-mails out to students regarding a workshop or study group. Questions can be directed to the Academic Coaching Center staff.

Embedded Tutoring

An Educational Technician attends select classes for in-class tutoring.

We Offer Extended Hours

For Mid-Term and Final Examinations, the Coaching Center will extend operating hours. Please see the Academic Coaching Center staff for more information.

We Help with School Supplies

Students in need of note paper, graphing paper, pens, pencils, erasers, note cards, etc. can come in and will be supplied. Office supplies are available for use such as staplers, hold puncher, rulers, etc. Photocopying is available for students. Reference sheets for a variety of classes are offered. A Smart Board is available for presentations and for practice.


Want to be a Tutor? We have Student Employment:

Peer Tutors are hired at the beginning of each trimester. Tutor applications are available in the Academic Coaching Center.




JoAnn Willie

Educational Technician (Tutor)

Phone: (505) 922-6542


Building 102, Room 7