Requirements to be a LEAD Peer Learning Assistant (PLA) 

  • Full time UNDERGRADUATE student (enrolled in at least 12 credit hours)
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.6
  • Have earned an "A" in course(s) which you are willing to be a PLA for

Expectations of LEAD Peer Learning Assistants

  • Help and empower students to succeed in LEAD-assisted courses
  • Keep scheduled hours of learning assistance at designated locations
  • Be able to participate in monthly meetings for training and pre-professional development
  • Refer students to campus-wide academic resources
LEAD Program

Application to be an undergraduate Peer Learning Assistant

...(either as a Peer Tutor for small group/individual tutoring or a Peer Instructor in a learning center to guide collaborative problem solving)

Full Name
Student Number
E-mail address

Local Phone
Local Street Address
Local Apartment Number

Cumulative G.P.A.
Credits currently enrolled this semester
Credits completed

Are you presently employed by Missouri S&T? Yes
If yes, in which
Are you receiving work-study? Yes

How many hours would you like to work each week?
What is the maximum number of hours you could work each week?
Interests and Qualifications
Please check in the boxes below the specific course(s) for which you are interested in being a Peer Learning Assistant -- and in which you have received a grade of A. (The LEAD Program requires that its peer tutors and peer instructors have earned an A in the course for which they are providing learning assistance). Also indicate if you took the course at Missouri S&T. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of courses associated with LEAD and do not be concerned if you are not qualified to be a PLA for any of the courses on this list.
  Course Department & Number Taken at Missouri S&T?
Math 1214 yes no
Math 1215 yes no
Chemistry 1310 yes no
Physics 1135 yes no
Physics 2135 yes no
Computer Science 1570 yes no
Computer Science 1580 yes no

Please specify any other courses in which you received a grade of A and for which you are interested in being a Peer Learning Assistant.
  Department Number    
yes no
yes no
yes no
yes no
yes no

Why do you want to be a LEAD Peer Learning Assistant?