The test prep and tutoring industry has somehow grown into a multi-billion dollar behemoth without any guiding association, credentials, or voice. But is the world ready for a non-profit industry organization ready to promote ethical education and advocate for all stakeholders in the testing process? Amy and Mike invited members of the NTPA Board of Directors to introduce the new National Test Prep Association.
What are five things you will learn in this episode?
- What is the National Test Prep Association?
- For what reasons was the National Test Prep Association organized?
- Who should join the National Test Prep Association?
- How will the National Test Prep Association benefit educators?
- How will the National Test Prep Association benefit students and parents?
MEET OUR GUESTS
Pranoy Mohapatra, founder and Director of PMTutoring LLC, began his test prep journey helping classmates prepare for the SAT while a high school student. He began his company in 2015 and is passionate about helping driven students overcome their obstacles throughout their academic journeys.
Travis Minor, founder and CEO of Open Door Education in Acton and Concord, MA, has helped thousands of students succeed on standardized tests of all shapes and sizes. Travis believes in a thoughtful, patient, collaborative approach to tutoring and test preparation in which the needs of each student are central to their process, and he is passionate about increasing access to high-quality individualized education.
Jason Robinovitz is the COO of Score At The Top Learning Centers & Schools, the largest family owned tutoring and test prep company in South Florida. The company was founded by his mother, Judi, over 35 years ago; over that time, Score has helped thousands of students achieve their academic goals.
Bara Sapir is the CEO/Founder of City Test Prep, a boutique test prep company that combines holistic and mindful modalities with study of high stakes tests to help students eliminate anxiety and build confidence and increase focus. Her firm also teaches test-specific tracks of speed reading to improve time management.
Find the National Test Prep Association at nationaltestprep.org/.
ABOUT THIS PODCAST
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