Training and Certification

Communities In Schools of Lake County is a Regional Training Center for the National Tutoring Association.  As a NTA Regional Training Center, CIS of Lake County offers tutor certification and training. The training is offered at three levels: Basic, Intermediate and Advanced.  Upon successful completion of each training participants receive:

  • Certification at the level completed – Must complete each level in sequence i.e, Basic, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Membership in the National Tutoring Association
  • Workbook  - Each certification level requires a different workbook


  • Complete application for Certification – Available through the CIS /NTA Regional Training Center
  • Copy of High School or College Transcript
  • Background Check – included in cost of training
  • Fingerprint Screening – included in cost of training

It is our recommendation that Tutors complete all levels of certification, however, a minimum of Basic and Intermediate.

Please call for pricing – 219-378-9114