Wondering how to start a high school peer tutoring program? The Peer Tutoring Resource Center website has a plethora of resources and links addressing this very topic. Below is a compilation of a handful of some popular resources among PTRC's community of teachers.
Here is an article that introduces the Peer Tutoring Manual - a free resource by former Oakland Unified School District teachers.
Public school educator, Dana Monaghan M.S., CCC-SLP was featured in this article about her peer tutoring program design resources.
In this article, also from the PTRC blog, you can get information about implementing Learning Together's peer-based reading and math interventions for struggling students.
For those interested in having high school students serve as tutors to their special needs peers, here is an article which features a curriculum handbook for developing such a program.
One of the determining factors of the potential success of a peer tutoring program is support from stakeholders - parents, colleagues and school officials. This article helps with the important stage of getting everyone on board during the planning stages.
Bonus: Need some motivation / inspiration from educators who successfully launched peer tutoring programs? You may learn a thing or two from these featured practitioners.