I learned today that ETS has partnered with Preply to connect test-takers with tutors who have “the official Teaching TOEFL iBT® Skills certificate.” Details here. The average fee for tutoring seems to be about $20 per hour, and participating test-takers also get a discount on their test registration.
I really like this. Test-takers often find themselves in a sort of “wild west” situation when looking for tutoring. In the worst cases, they spend huge sums of money and don’t get very good instruction. If properly managed, the Preply-ETS partnership could be a really consumer-friendly development. This is also a great opportunity for talented tutors to get some attention and experience.