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Academic Coaching Center

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The Academic Coaching Center will be providing support on-line during the Summer 2020 trimester

The support we provide is skill building for college and for on-line learning, tutoring to be successful in your courses, and if you have any questions just give us a call or email.
Please email the Academic Coaching Center and we will log into Zoom to provide you with tutoring in real time. Or you can set up a time yourself via your SIPI student email, making a tutoring appointment directions are in the right panel.
Staff will be available from 9am to 1pm and again from 2pm to 6pm, Monday through Friday.
Phone: (505) 922-6542

Getting assistance pays off!  Let your Academic Coaching Center and the ABE Tutor Office 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 be of service.

The Academic Coaching program (A Division of Student Services)  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.


Tutoring in the Academic Coaching Center

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

·         Computer Skills

·         PowerPoint

·         Calculator

·         All Math

·         Managing Time

·        Reading

·        ABE

·         HiSET

·         APA format

·        Trigonometry

·         Excel

·         Business Math

·         Note Taking

·        Physics

·         Testing Skills

·        Topic Research

·         Proof Reading

·        Study Skills



Other subjects as well … just ask us.
Some online links:
SIPI StudentLingo provides online study skills workshops to students
MLA Formatting and Style Guide by Purdue University
APA Formatting and Style Guide by Purdue University
The APA online tutorial and online course

MLA and APA citations on

Research paper resource from SIPI virtual library

Free PowerPoints on Science at Pete's PowerPoint Station

HippoCampus - Homework and Study Help - Free help with your algebra, biology, environmental science, American government, US history, physics and religion homework

For some basic instructions in using a TI-84 calculator, Operations by Oklahoma City Community College

Resources and information to prepare for the Accuplacer test

Go here to take the Accuplacer test, access only with a invitation voucher

Want to be a Tutor? We have Student Employment

Peer Tutors are hired at the beginning of each trimester. Positions are available for the next trimester. The tutor application is available online.



JoAnn Willie

Coaching Center Coordinator

Education Technician (Tutor)

Phone: (505) 922-6542


Science & Technology Building room 220



Cecelia Cometsevah, PhD, LMHC
Director of SIPI Student Services

Phone: (505) 922-4093

Academic Support Center