Tutoring Centers

COVID-19 Update

Tutoring staff are available to meet with you virtually via Zoom (video conferencing similiar to skype), email, or phone.  The on-campus Tutoring Centers are currently closed. Tutors are available in-person by appointment only.

Hours

Monday-Friday from 8am-4:30pm

Tutoring services are free to all students enrolled in classes at HTC. We can help you with:

  • D2L
  • Zoom
  • Office 365
  • Writing
  • Math
  • Health
  • Homework questions

Meet via Zoom

Email:  Tutoring@hennepintech.edu

Phone: (Leave a voicemail. Messages are checked M-F when the semester is in session)

  • Brooklyn Park Campus at 763-488-2451
  • Eden Prairie Campus at 952-995-1548

After Hours Tutoring

Tutor.com is a free tutoring service that offers up to 15 hours of tutoring per academic year to all HTC students.

Tutoring Team

Brooklyn Park Campus Tutors

Chris Hill
chris.hill@hennepintech.edu

  • Business-all
  • Accounting (3/4 of program)
  • Electronics-all
  • General Education
    • Psychology-all
    • Sociology
    • Philosophy- all
    • Communication-all
    • MS Office general
    • Math-all except Calculus
    • English-all except classes designed for nurses: “short form comp,” “writing for healthcare” and nursing papers
  • Student Success Course

Karen Hartneck
Disability Services Specialist
karen.hartneck@hennepintech.edu 

  • MS Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Publisher, One Note
  • Intro to Mac
  • English
  • Business English
  • Reading
  • Study Skills
  • D2L, Email, Zoom

Kerrie Patterson
Writing Center Tutor
kerrie.patterson@hennepintech.edu

  • English
  • ESL
  • Communication
  • Philosophy
  • Sociology
  • Student Success
  • Nutrition

Pamela Mueller
pamela.mueller@hennepintech.edu

  • Microsoft Office Programs: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Publisher, Project
  • Adobe Programs: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat
  • Graphics Programs
  • CPLT classes
  • Child Development
  • Microsoft Office Productivity Apps 1 & 2
  • METS 1000: MSOffice and beginning AutoCAD

Rob Stokowski
Math Center Tutor
rob.stokowski@hennepintech.edu 

  • Math
  • Physics
  • METS 2100 Statics and Strengths of Materials
  • MACH 2425 - Geometry/Trigonometry for Machinists

Tim McCourtney
tim.mccourtney@hennepintech.edu 

  • Information Technology CCIS
    • Windows / Linux Python, CCNA
    • Network Essentials, A+
    • Computer Security, HTML
    • Microsoft Office
  • Manufacturing and Engineering Technology
    • FLPW; Fluid Power Tech I, Industrial Electricity I
    • MACH; Blueprint Reading, Machining Technology
    • ENGC; AutoCAD, GD&T
    • WLDG; Blueprint Reading
    • METS; Quality Control, Design Principles, etc.
  • General Education
    • Mathematics for the Trades
    • Ethics
    • Introduction to Sociology
    • Interpersonal Communication
    • Technical Writing
  • Landscaping/Horticulture

Eden Prairie Campus Tutors

Sharful Alam
sharful.alam@hennepintech.edu 

  • Math
  • Accounting, Finance, Payroll Accounting, Income-Tax, Quick Book etc.
  • Python programming, C#, Linux (Ubuntu)
  • CCNA-1 and 2
  • A+ Hardware
  • Relational Database Management Systems
  • Windows Admin, Office2016
  • SolidWorks

Brent Carpenter
brent.carpenter@hennepintech.edu

  • Writing
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Programming (Python, Matlab, and R)
  • Linear Algebra

Becky Montgomery
Math Center Tutor
rebecca.montgomery@hennepintech.edu 

  • Math classes (including Med math and Plumbing)
  • Introductory Physics 2001

Maggie Vyskocil
Disability Services Specialist
maggie.vyskocil@hennepintech.edu

In-person appointments are taken on a walk-in basis.

  • Business
  • Accounting
  • CCIS
    • Workplace Administration
    • Microsoft Office courses
  • Writing
  • Medical Office
  • Child Development
  • Culinary
  • General Education
    • Career Development Services
    • Communications
    • English – Reading through Writing
    • Philosophy
    • Psychology
    • Sociology
    • Math
  • Basic study skills, text anxiety, organization and time management

CCIS Computer Lab Assistant

Elena Salas Manzano
CCIS Computer Lab Assistant
Email: elena.salasmanzano@hennepintech.edu 

Zoom Room (virtual) Passcode: 175882
Monday from 1-3pm, Wednesday from 5:30-8:30pm, Thursday from 8:30-10:30am

Science & Health Careers Tutoring

Science & Health Careers Tutoring

Maddie Mickelson
Health Careers Tutor
Email: madeline.mickelson@hennepintech.edu

Tutoring Center Zoom Room (virtual): Monday-Wednesday from 8am-4:30pm

Ellen Wold
College Lab Assistant & Science Tutor
Email: ellen.wold@hennepintech.edu

Science Open Lab Zoom Room (virtual): Tuesday from 9:30am-12pm and Thursday from 2-5pm

Tutoring Center Zoom Room (virtual): Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 8am-4:30pm

Alisha Eberhart
College Lab Assistant & Science Tutor
Email: alisha.eberhart@hennepintech.edu

Science Open Lab Zoom Room (virtual): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday from 12-4pm and Friday from 11am-3pm

Resources

Online Tutoring

Students can connect with professional tutors to ask general questions about any HTC coursework, submit writing for feedback, and ask specific homework questions.

  • Interact with a tutor
  • Submit your writing for feedback
  • Submit a question and receive a reply from a tutor

Submit an Online Tutoring Request.  You will receive a response within 24 hours on business days to connect with a tutor.  Our online tutoring service is easy to use and can be accessed on any device that connects to the internet.

Online Tutoring

Click the button above to request online tutoring.

Include the Course Number and Section of the course you need help with in your request.

Learning Resource Center

The Learning Resource Center (LRC) provides a supportive learning environment in which students can receive free individual or group tutoring or participate in guided study groups.  The LRC is available to all students at HTC. We offer free tutoring on a walk-in basis or by appointment.

Services include Individual or group tutoring in:

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Technical course work
  • English proficiency
  • Study skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Test preparation
  • Specialized learning software is available

Resources

Please explore the resources below or contact the Math or Writing Center for additional assistance:

General Study Skills

Test Anxiety

Education Planner

College Algebra

Math Skills

ESL

APA/MLA Formatting

Reading

Writing

Math Centers

The Math Center guides students in understanding mathematical concepts and provides tutoring for all HTC math courses.  Come to the Math Center for homework help, test prep, quiet study area and computer access. We offer free tutoring on a walk-in basis or by appointment.

Writing Centers

We offer free tutoring on a walk-in basis or by appointment. 

Main Goals of the Writing Center

  • Help Students through trained peer, staff, and faculty tutoring
  • Understanding assignments
  • Troubleshoot and work through problem areas
  • Prioritize assignment tasks and goals
  • Build on existing skills

Writing Support

  • Sentence-level work
  • Paragraphs
  • Essays
  • Reports
  • Technical writing
  • Business writing
  • Career documents

Skill Building

  • Assignment interpretation
  • Clear expression of ideas
  • Topic focus
  • Paragraph organization
  • Essay organization
  • Transitions
  • Thesis statement
  • Page formatting
  • Grammar and punctuation
  • Sentence structure
  • Research and citation
  • Style

Resources

CRLA Logo

Hennepin Technical College’s Tutoring Centers have been awarded International TUTOR Training Program Certification (ITTPC) by the College Reading & Learning Association (CRLA) for program certification level(s): Level I Certified Tutor, Level II Advanced, and Level III Master Tutor.

CRLA (College Reading & Learning Association) is an international professional organization devoted to the fields of reading, learning assistance, developmental education, tutoring, and mentoring at the college/adult level.