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An Industry Association for Independent Tutoring & Admissions Companies...

TPAPT is  a National Not-for-Profit Association of Independent Tutors, IECs, Owner-Operators, and Test Trep Professionals.  

Founded in 2010 by Kaplan executive, Kevin organisciak, TPAPT now offers National Conferences, Community, Professional Development, and a host of Business Accelerators

If you love being independent, helping others learn, and also have a bit of an entrepreneurial bent--you have found your people!  



SAT & ACT Tutor Training and Certification

Great test prep tutors are made, not born.  With solid lesson plans and strong grounding in the test material, tutors are able to carefully and meaningfully guide their students to understanding and mastery.  We believe all tutors have the capacity to help students succeed and our standards-based SAT/ACT tutor training lends itself to that process. 

Our SAT/ACT Certification takes each tutor through a rigorous  and standardized SAT and/or ACT training program.  This is an asynchronous training with a synchronous certification meeting.



Become a Better Tutor

If you are passionate about helping others but need to accumulate more student contact hours, we can help.   

Community Members can use our LMS,  Build an Online Tutoring Profile, Schedule Students, and Deliver Tutoring through an Integrated White Board. Keep 100% of what you earn.

Tutors also appear in our Directory and receive client referrals as well as insider tutoring gigs.  Heads up though -- all tutors must offer at least one free tutoring session per month and agree to our Code of Professional Ethics.


Certify Your Organization

TPAPT Certified Providers adhere to our our Code of Professional Ethics and agree to observe the highest standards in the industry.  

If your program shares the same student-outcome oriented values,  please contact us to learn more.  

Certified Providers appear in our Directory and receive client referrals directly from TPAPT.


" “TPAPT has been a big help in helping us recruit top notch talent. I am grateful to them and reach out whenever I’m hiring.” "

-Nitin Sawhney, Principal, Vice President, Marks Education Group, LLC

"“Eight years ago, I was an individual tutor looking to expand my business beyond myself but with little idea how to do so. Luckily, I found Kevin and TPAPT right at that time. TPAPT helped me develop paperwork and procedures, manage hiring, develop a marketing strategy, and connect with other test prep and education professionals who could help me grow and improve my business. Now my company has sixteen employees and is growing in a highly competitive region.” "

-Ben Sexton, Founder, Sexton Test Prep & Tutoring.

"“We asked TPAPT to help our company expand our test prep programs. We were impressed with their professionalism and expertise. The team was diligent in learning our current market and processes and proposed a plan that has kept us growing.” "

-Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman, President/Founder, Team Tutor, LLC.

Test Prep for All!  

Free SAT Web Video Class

One of our resident experts, Mr. C, covers all sections of the SAT through 40 Lessons and 2 Tests.

Take a diagnostic test, review your results, then watch the lessons as often as you need.  This course is available in multiple languages.  Sign up for immediate access!

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