About the Supportive Services Program

We support UMD students by offering a variety of courses that teach students to

  • Contextualize and take ownership of their learning
  • Enhance their active academic skill set
  • Set and meet goals
  • Develop confidence and leadership skills
  • Make informed academic and personal choices
  • Work individually and collaboratively, developing social and interpersonal skills


Faculty

Anna Gavrilova, Assistant Professor

KAML 214 

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Teaches courses such as Academic Reading and Writing at the College Level; Reading Hacks for College; Managing Time and Stress; and Studying, Note Taking, and Test Taking

 

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Jade Sandbulte, Assistant Professor

KAML 218 

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Co-coordinator of the Tutoring Center and teaches courses such as Peer Tutor Pedagogy and Practicum

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Jenna Trenberth, Instructor
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KAML 216 

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Co-coordinator of the Tutoring Center and teaches courses such as Peer Tutor Pedagogy and Practicum

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Patrick Eidsmo, Instructor

KAML 212

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Teaches courses such as Academic Reading and Writing at the College Level, Peer Tutor Pedagogy and Practicum, and UMD Campus Tour Guide Training and Practicum

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Sam Shanks, Assistant Professor 

KAML

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UST 1000 Coordinator and teaches the Peer Leaders Training and Practicum

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