Learning Lab

NCC Learning Lab Options

The NCC Learning Lab and Resources are options to consider as we join together to support each other through these complex, ambiguous times.

We have a small group of parents in our church who have taken the lead in identifying the concerns parents are facing and are finding ways to address those concerns. 

Please continue reading to review the three resources available for you and your family as we continue to work together to support our children's academic growth and development. Please identify the option(s) that fit your family's needs and select the "click to enroll one or more children" button to get started. We want to encourage you not to lose heart and to reach out to our community if you need help (e.g., tutoring, supplies, computer resources, etc.). We love you and want to hear from you. 


Donate to the Cause

Members and attendees of New City Church have been stepping forward to help fund this worthy cause. The donations we receive help pay for tutors, virtual assistants, computers, and school supplies for families that need assistance. 

Click the button below to give to our general fund, or if you would like your donation directed towards a specific child/family, you can specify that in the notes of the giving form.

God bless you for your faithfulness.

CLICK HERE TO MAKE A DONATION

In-Person or Virtual Tutors

Available for Grades - Kindergarten-12th 

teachers and experienced tutors

In-Person or Virtual Tutoring

The tutors we will recommend are experienced teachers with a minimum Bachelor's degree and two years of teaching experience.
* Note: At times, we may also recommend college students that are exemplary in specific disciplines as options for parents. These students have completed a thorough background check.

Every tutor has completed a thorough background check and embraces the following duties, responsibilities, and best practices while engaging with students:

Create a positive learning environment.
Teach skills to improve academic performance, which includes study strategies, approaches to answering test questions, and note-taking skills.
Explain homework assignments before students depart for the day.
Demonstrate academic best practices in general and for specific subject areas.
Develop and distribute teaching materials to supplement classroom lessons, including study guides as needed.
Track progress and offer students and parents feedback on student's progress.
Remediate and preview skills.
Acquaint themself with the student, their needs, and the parent's concerns.
Guard to ensure a parent is in the background at all times during virtual or in-home tutoring sessions.
Debrief parents in each session and provide the next steps for the subsequent session.
Encourage parents to obtain information from the local school district.

CLICK TO ENROLL ONE OR MORE CHILDREN

In-Home Learning Assistant

Available for Grades - Kindergarten-12th 

in-home care to keep students on track

In-home learning assistants are responsible Christians that assist students who are engaged in virtual learning through their school system for the fall of 2020. Every assistant we recommend has completed a thorough background check and embraces the following duties and responsibilities while engaging with students in homes:

Ensure students log onto the virtual platform and classes on time and computers are working correctly.
Ensure students stay on task, complete all independent learning assignments, assist students with questions, and supervise students during recess/playtime.
Review class assignments and monitor students to make sure they are on task.
Ensure students complete daily assignments and explain any material or concepts they do not understand.

CLICK TO ENROLL ONE OR MORE CHILDREN

 

Saturday In-Person Tutoring

Pre-Register by Noon on Friday for the Upcoming Saturday Face-To-Face Tutoring

Elementary, Middle, High School

Saturday morning Tutoring at the ncc Fairburn campus

Saturday morning tutoring provides students that are learning from home with the opportunity to receive tutoring services in person, free of charge.

Students that sign-up by noon each Friday are added to the following day's Saturday tutoring schedule. They will have in-person time with experienced tutors in specific subjects. If your student is having a challenge with a particular homework assignment, needs to improve a test score, or has another academic need, this time with a tutor may be all they need to rebuild their confidence.

The Saturday Tutoring Session Schedule is:

9:00 -10:00 a.m. for Elementary School Students
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. for Middle and High School Students

The tutors are experienced teachers with a minimum Bachelor's degree and two years of teaching experience. Every tutor has completed a thorough background check with an authorized agency.

CLICK TO ENROLL ONE OR MORE STUDENTS

CLICK TO DOWNLOAD PARENTAL CONSENT FORM

Sign-Up As A Tutor or Learning Assistant

If you are a committed Christian and member of New City Church, consider engaging with us in one of the areas below, as we provide an invaluable service to the children in our congregation who find themselves learning from home. 

Tutors

New City Church tutors are teachers and experienced tutors with a minimum Bachelor's degree and two years of teaching experience. Tutors have the option to work as volunteers, donating their time to our families who are unable to pay for services or for hire as independent contractors to those who have funds. The rate is between $25-$30 per hour. For families needing assistance with tutoring fees, please click EMAIL to notify us. Each parent is instructed to notify our team prior to engaging a for-hire tutor if they need a sponsor for their student.

Tutors are responsible to maintain their own schedule which will vary depending on how many children they sign-up, but is likely to be during the daytime in-person or virtual from Monday to Friday.

Tutors are also asked to engage with students during our live Saturday tutoring time at the NCC Fairburn Campus from 9:00 am - 11:00 am.  Saturday on-campus tutoring is free of charge to the students.

In-Home Learning Assistants

In-home learning assistants (IHLA) will work to assist children in their homes to stay on track as they engage in virtual learning through their school system during the fall of 2020.  The IHLA will have the option to donate their time to our families who are unable to pay for services or for hire as independent contractors to those who have funds. The rate is between $9-$11 per hour.

For families needing assistance with INLA fees, please click EMAIL to notify us.  Each parent is instructed to notify our team prior to engaging a for-hire IHLA if they need a sponsor for their student.

IHLAs are responsible to maintain their own schedules which will vary depending on the needs of the family, age and grade, and the school system involved; however, time is most likely to be from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Monday to Friday.

Complete the application

Application for Interest
To be considered as a tutor or learning assistant, click on the button below and complete the initial application.

APPLY TO BE A TUTOR OR LEARNING ASSISTANT

background check authorization

Complete the Consent For Background Check
A thorough background screening is required for all those interested in serving the NCC families as a tutor or learning assistant. The process involves an independent investigation of your background, references, character, past employment, education, credit history, adult criminal or police records, and motor vehicle records, including those maintained by both public and private organizations and all public records to confirm the information contained on the Application form. Click the button below to complete this form.

AUTHORIZATION FOR BACKGROUND CHECK

TUTOR and IHLA PORTAL

Georgia Department of Education Performance Standards 

Tutor and IHLA Monthly Timesheet

Connect with us on Social Media

Check out our Facebook group for parents and students of New City Church which exists to share resources, ideas, and help meet any needs that may arise during this new season of home learning.

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Learning Lab Program Director

Pastor Mona Kelly has been a member of New City Church for over 30 years and has served in many roles in the church, including her current role as Lead Pastor along with her husband, Gilbert. She is a beautiful example of a godly wife, an amazing mother, and a faithful friend. Pastor Mona has more than 30 years of Human Resources experience with The Coca-Cola Company, where her entire career concentrated on building its biggest asset - the workforce. In 2017, she launched her Symmetry, LLC Coaching Practice, inspiring executives and leaders to achieve what matters most for their lives and businesses. This same commitment to building people fuels Pastor Mona's commitment to New City Church members, helping them find their place in the Kingdom of God. She excels at working with members to help them gain clarity as they embrace God's goals for their lives.

Click to reach out to Pastor Mona with any questions you have about the NCC Learning Lab.